Oral history interview with Walter De Maria

Summary
Collection ID:
AAA.demari72
Creators:
De Maria, Walter, 1935-2013
Cummings, Paul
Dates:
1972 October 4
Languages:
English
Physical Description:
130 Pages
Transcript
Repository:

Scope and Contents
Scope and Contents
Interview of Walter De Maria conducted 1972 October 4, by Paul Cummings, for the Archives of American Art.

Biographical / Historical
Biographical / Historical
Walter De Maria (1935) is a sculptor from New York, New York. Worked as an Abstract Expressionist painter early in his career before turning to sculpture. Influenced by San Francisco jazz scene of 1950s.

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 others.

General
General
Originally recorded on 2 sound tape reels. Reformatted in 2010 as 4 digital wav files. Duration is 4 hr., 19 min.

Using the Collection
Conditions Governing Access
Transcript available on the Archives of American Art website.

Keywords
Keywords table of terms and types.
Keyword Terms Keyword Types
Art, American Topic Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Sculptors -- New York (State) -- New York -- Interviews Topic Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Sound recordings Type Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Interviews Type Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid

Repository Contact
Archives of American Art
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