Archives of American Art

Oral history interview with Lonnie Holley

Summary
Collection ID:
AAA.holley20
Creators:
Holley, Lonnie
Franco, Josh T., 1985-
Dates:
2020 July 29
Languages:
English
.
Physical Description:
1 Item
(29 min.)
digital, mp4
7 Pages
Transcript
Repository:

Scope and Contents
Scope and Contents
An interview with Lonnie Holley conducted 2020 July 29, by Josh Franco, for the Archives of American Art's Pandemic Oral History Project at Grocery On Home in Atlanta, Georgia.

Biographical / Historical
Biographical / Historical
Lonnie Holley (1950-) is an improvisational multidisciplinary artist and musician who is active across the United States. He began his career with carved sandstone sculptures in Birmingham, Alabama during the 1980s and has become known for the found-object sculptural environments he creates as well as his folk music.

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.
Existence and Location of Copies
Transcript is available on the Archives of American Art's website.

Digital Content

Using the Collection
Conditions Governing 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. Contact Reference Services for more information.
Physical Characteristics and Technical Requirements
Recorded on Zoom (videoconferencing software)

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Repository Contact
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