Oral history interview with Lenore Chinn
Digitized Content

Summary
Collection ID:
AAA.chinn20
Creators:
Chinn, Lenore, 1949-
Gillespie, Benjamin, 1988-
Dates:
2020 July 30
Languages:
English
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Physical Description:
1 Item
sound file (22 min.) Audio
digital, m4a
7 Pages
Transcript
Repository:

Scope and Contents
Scope and Contents
An interview with Lenore Chinn conducted 2020 July 30, by Benjamin Gillespie, for the Archives of American Art's Art Pandemic Oral History Project at Chinn's home in San Francisco, California.

Biographical / Historical
Biographical / Historical
Lenore Chinn (1949- ) is a Chinese American painter, photographer, and queer rights activist based in San Francisco, California. Chinn co-founded the Lesbians in the Visual Arts and Queer Cultural Center and has been an active member of the Asian American Women Artists Association.

Administration
Existence and Location of Copies
Transcript is available on the Archives of American Art's website.
Author
Immediate Source of Acquisition
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.

Digital Content

Using the Collection
Terms of Use
The Archives of American Art makes its Oral History Program interviews available for non-commercial, educational and personal use unless restricted by donor restrictions, including but not limited to access and publication restrictions. Quotation, reproduction and publication of the audio is governed by restrictions. If an interview has been transcribed, researchers must quote from the transcript. If an interview has not been transcribed, researchers must quote from the audio recording. Please refer to the Smithsonian's Terms of Use for additional information
Conditions Governing Access
This interview is open for research.
Physical Characteristics and Technical Requirements
Recorded on Zoom (videoconferencing software)

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Repository Contact
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