Oral history interview with William Christenberry

Summary
Collection ID:
AAA.christ10
Creators:
Christenberry, William, 1936-
Foresta, Merry A.
Dates:
2010 March 3-31
Languages:
English
Physical Description:
82 Pages
Transcript
Repository:

Scope and Contents
Scope and Contents
An interview of William Christenberry conducted 2010 March 3 and 31, by Merry Foresta, for the Archives of American Art, at Christenberry's studio, in Washington, D.C.

Biographical / Historical
Biographical / Historical
William Christenberry (1936-2016) was a photographer, painter, sculptor and teacher in Washington, D.C. Merry Foresta is a curator in Washington, D.C.

Administration
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.

General
General
Originally recorded on 4 memory cards. Reformatted in 2010 as 7 digital wav files. Duration is 2 hr., 43 min.

Related Materials
Also found in the Archives of American Art are the William Christenberry papers, 1960-2018 and an oral history interview with William Christenberry conducted by Buck Pennington, January 17, 1983.

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Repository Contact
Archives of American Art
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Washington, D.C. 20001
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