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Robert Smithson interview, 1968

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Creator:
Smithson, Robert, 1938-1973
Robbin, Tony, 1943-
Place of publication, production, or execution:
United States
Physical Description:
2 sound cassettes.
General Note:
Audio quality is poor; one side of each tape is blank.
Access Note / Rights:
Untranscribed; use requires an appointment.
Summary:
An interview of Robert Smithson conducted by Tony Robbin.
Smithson discusses the conceptual theories that he employs in creating his artwork; the relationship between the "site" and the "nonsite" in his work; systems; and maps. Some works are physically described and a list of works and their measurements is read by Smithson.
Citation:
Robert Smithson interview, 1968. Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution.
Biography Note:
Sculptor, New York, N.Y; Born 1938, Died 1973. Tony Robbin, the interviewer is a writer, painter and sculptor.
Provenance:
Gift of interviewer Tony Robbin, 1992.
Location Note:
Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution, 750 9th St. NW, Washington, D.C. 20001
Topic:
Conceptual artists
Environmental artists
Interviews
Sculptors
Sculpture, Modern
Sound recordings
Record number:
(DSI-AAA_CollID)11008
(DSI-AAA_SIRISBib)214949
AAA_collcode_smitrobe3
Data Source:
Archives of American Art

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