Oral history interview with Robert Irwin, 2013 February 9- May 11
Irwin, Robert, 1928-
Simms, Matthew Thomas, 1967-
U.S. General Services Administration, Design Excellence and the Arts Oral History Project
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Transcript: 160 p.
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An interview of Robert Irwin conducted 2013 February 9-May 11, by Matthew Simms, for the Archives of American Art's U.S. General Services Administration, Design for Excellence and the Arts oral history project, at Irwin's home in San Diego, California.
Quotes and excerpts must be cited as follows: Oral history interview with Robert Irwin, 2013 February 9- May 11. Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution.
Funding for this interview was provided by the U.S. General Services Administration, Design Excellence and the Arts.
Interviewee Robert Irwin (1928- ) is an installation artist from southern California. Interviewer Matthew Simms (1967- ) is a professor of Art History at the California State University, Long Beach in Long Beach, California.
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