Oral history interview with Walter De Maria, 1972 October 4
De Maria, Walter, 1935-2013
Cummings, Paul, 1933-
Place of publication, production, or execution:
New York (State)
Transcript: 130 pages
Originally recorded on 2 sound tape reels. Reformatted in 2010 as 4 digital wav files. Duration is 4 hr., 19 min.
Access Note / Rights:
Transcript available on the Archives of American Art website.
Interview of Walter De Maria conducted 1972 October 4, by Paul Cummings, for the Archives of American Art.
Quotes and excerpts must be cited as follows: Oral history interview with Walter De Maria, 1972 October 4. Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution.
Walter De Maria (1935) is a sculptor from New York, New York. Worked as an Abstract Expressionist painter early in his career before turning to sculpture. Influenced by San Francisco jazz scene of 1950s.
This interview is part of the Archives of American Art Oral History Program, started in 1958 to document the history of the visual arts in the United States, primarily through interviews with artists, historians, dealers, critics and others.
Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution, 750 9th St. NW, Washington, D.C. 20001