Archives of American Art

Oral history interview with Maren Hassinger

Summary
Collection ID:
AAA.hassin21
Creators:
Hassinger, Maren
Itam, Uchenna
Dates:
2021 November 2–4
Languages:
English
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Physical Description:
18 Items
wav files (4 hrs., 26 min.)
digital, wav
Repository:

Scope and Contents
Scope and Contents
An interview with Maren Hassinger conducted 2021 November 2–4, by Uchenna Itam for the Archives of American Art, at Hassinger's studio in New York, New York.­

Biographical / Historical
Biographical / Historical
Maren Hassinger (1947- ) is an African American artist in New York known for sculpture, performance, and public art that use natural and industrial materials. She was also an educator and is the director emerita of the Rinehart School of Graduate Sculpture at the Maryland Institute College of Art in Baltimore, Maryland.

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.

Using the Collection
Conditions Governing Access
This interview is open for research. Contact Reference Services for more information.
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 recording 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 recording. Please refer to the Smithsonian's Terms of Use for additional information.
Physical Characteristics and Technical Requirements
Recorded on Tascam DR-100MKIII 1910019

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Repository Contact
Archives of American Art
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Victor Building, Suite 2200
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