An interview of John Kearney conducted 2009 Mar. 12-13, by Judith Olch Richards, for the Archives of American Art, in Kearney's studio, in Chicago, Ill.
Biographical / Historical:
Interviewee John Kearney (1924- ) is an artist and sculptor in Chicago, Ill. Judith Olch Richards (1947- ) is former executive director of iCI in New York, N.Y. Kearney was educated at Cranbrook Academy of Art and Universita per Stranieri and is the co-founder of Contemporary Art Workshop in Chicago.
Originally recorded on 5 sound discs. Reformatted in 2010 as 5 digital wav files. Duration is 5 hr., 28 min.
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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Funding for this interview provided by the Terra Foundation for American Art.
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.