Oral history interview with Mary Beth Edelson

Summary
Collection ID:
AAA.edelso09
Creators:
Edelson, Mary Beth
Richards, Judith Olch
Dates:
2009 February 1-16
Languages:
English
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Physical Description:
4 Items
wav files (4 hr., 39 min.)
digital
Repository:

Scope and Contents
Scope and Contents
An interview of Mary Beth Edelson conducted 2009 February 1 and 16, by Judith Olch Richards, for the Archives of American Art, at Edelson's studio in New York, New York.

Biographical / Historical
Biographical / Historical
Mary Beth Edelson (1933- ) is a feminist artist who lives and works in New York, New York. Judith Olch Richards (1947- ) is former Executive director of iCI in New York, New York. Edelson is considered a pioneer in the Feminist Art movement.

Administration
Sponsor
Funding for this interview was 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.
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 sound discs. Reformatted in 2010 as 4 digital wav files. Duration is 4 hr., 40 min.

Using the Collection
Conditions Governing Use
Authorization to quote or reproduce for the purposes of publication requires written permission Mary Beth Edelson. Contact Reference Services for more information.

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Repository Contact
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