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Bengston, Billy Al, 1934-  Search this
Bengston, Billy Al, 1934-  Search this
Morgan, Susan Ford  Search this
Westermann, H. C. (Horace Clifford)  Search this
Ruscha, Edward  Search this
Ferus Gallery (Los Angeles, Calif.)  Search this
Sound recordings
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Physical Description:
33 Pages, Transcript
General Note:
Originally recorded on 2 sound cassettes. Reformatted in 2010 as 4 digital wav file. Duration is 2 hrs., 6 min. Sound Quality is poor. Session 2 inaudible. Interviewer did not check taping quality before taping interview.
Access Note / Rights:
Use requires an appointment.
An interview of Billy Al Bengston conducted 2002 August 7 and 2002 October 2, by Susan Ford Morgan, for the Archives of American Art, in subject's studio/home, in Venice, California.
Quotes and excerpts must be cited as follows: Oral history interview with Billy Al Bengston, 2002 August 7-October 2. Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution.
Funding for this interview provided by Tony Ganz. 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:
Billy Al Bengston (1934- ) is a painter from Venice, 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.
Location Note:
Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution, 750 9th St. NW, Washington, D.C. 20001
Art, Modern -- 20th century  Search this
Painting, Modern -- 20th century -- California  Search this
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Data Source:
Archives of American Art