Oral history interview with Robert Bechtle, 2010 February 8-9
Bechtle, Robert Alan, 1932-
Richards, Judith Olch, 1947-
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Transcript: 75 pages
Originally recorded on 6 memory cards. Reformatted in 2010 as 6 digital wav files. Duration is 4 hr., 56 min.
An interview of Robert Bechtle conducted 2010 February 8 and 9, by Judith Olch Richards, for the Archives of American Art, at Bechtle's home and studio, in San Francisco, California.
Quotes and excerpts must be cited as follows: Oral history interview with Robert Bechtle, 2010 February 8-9. Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution.
Funding for this interview was provided by the Terra Foundation for American Art.
Interviewee Robert Bechtle (1932- ) is a Photorealist painter in San Francisco, California. Interviewer Judith Olch Richards (1947- ) is former Executive director of iCI in New York, New York.
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 administrators.
Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution, 750 9th St. NW, Washington, D.C. 20001