Oral history interview with Rackstraw Downes, 2016 April 10-11
Downes, Rackstraw, 1939-
Place of publication, production, or execution:
New York (State)
5 sound files (4 hrs., 5 min.) digital, wav
Transcript: 137 pages.
An interview with Rackstraw Downes conducted 2016 April 10-11, by James McElhinney, for the Archives of American Art, at Downes' studio and home in New York, New York.
Quotes and excerpts must be cited as follows: Oral history interview with Rackstraw Downes, 2016 April 10-11. Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution.
Transcript is available on the Archives of American Art's website.
Funding for this interview was provided by the Lichtenberg Family Foundation.
Rackstraw Downes (1952- ) is an artist, author, and educator in New York. New York. James McElhinney (1952- ) is a painter and educator of 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