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Oral history interview with Mel Kendrick, 2022 December 18 and 2023 January 6

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Kendrick, Mel, 1949-  Search this
Sultan, Terrie, 1952-  Search this
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12 sound files (2 hrs., 55 min.), digital, wav
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This interview is open for research. Contact Reference Services for more information.
An interview with Mel Kendrick conducted 2022 Dec 18 and 2023 Jan 6, by Terrie Sultan for the Archives of American Art, at Southampton, NY.­
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Biography Note:
Mel Kendrick (1949- ) is a sculptor based in New York City known for his intricate geometric yet raw works in wood and concrete as well as larger installations.
Terrie Sultan (1952- ) is a curator and cultural consultant based in Southampton, NY; she was previously the director of the Parrish Art Museum and a curator at the Corcoran Gallery in Washington, DC.
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English .
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.
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Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution, 750 9th St. NW, Washington, D.C. 20001
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Archives of American Art