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Oral history interview with Bruce Nauman, 1980 May 27-30

view Oral history interview with Bruce Nauman, 1980 May 27-30 digital asset number 1
Interviewee:
Nauman, Bruce, 1941-
Interviewer:
De Angelus, Michele D.
Subject:
Arneson, Robert
French, Stephen
Lobdell, Frank
Ray, Man
Taylor, Wayne
Thiebaud, Wayne
Wiley, William T.
Zingale, Santos
Place of publication, production, or execution:
New Mexico
Physical Description:
Transcript: 60 p.
General Note:
Originally recorded on 4 sound cassettes. Reformated in 2010 as 7 digital wav files. Duration is 3 hrs., 32 min.
Access Note / Rights:
Transcript is available on the Archives of American Art's website.
Summary:
An interview of Bruce Nauman conducted 1980 May 27-30, by Michele D. De Angelus, for the Archives of American Art.
Nauman discusses his family, childhood interests, education and training as an artist, influences, his early work, teaching, filmmaking, video work, performances, exhibitions, dealers, his relationship with the art world, his current world, and his personal life. He recalls Santos Zingale, Stephen French, Wayne Taylor, Wayne Thiebaud, Bob Arneson, Bill Wiley, Man Ray, Frank Lobdell, and many others.
Citation:
Quotes and excerpts must be cited as follows: Oral history interview with Bruce Nauman, 1980 May 27-30. Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution.
Additional Forms:
Transcript available on-line.
Funding:
Funding for the digital preservation of this interview was provided by a grant from the Save America's Treasures Program of the National Park Service.
Biography Note:
Bruce Nauman (1940- ) is sculptor of Pecos, N.M.
Provenance:
This interview is part of the Archives' 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.
Location Note:
Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution, 750 9th St. NW, Washington, D.C. 20001
Topic:
Art
Art, American
Interviews
Sculptors
Sculpture, Modern
Sound recordings
Record number:
(DSI-AAA_CollID)12538
(DSI-AAA_SIRISBib)213041
AAA_collcode_nauman80
Data Source:
Archives of American Art
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