Oral history interview with Bruce Nauman
Portions of this collection are digitized

Summary
Collection ID:
AAA.nauman80
Creators:
Nauman, Bruce, 1941-
De Angelus, Michele D.
Dates:
1980 May 27-30
Languages:
English
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Physical Description:
60 Pages
Transcript
Repository:

Scope and Contents
Scope and Contents
An interview of Bruce Nauman conducted 1980 May 27-30, by Michele D. De Angelus, for the Archives of American Art.
Scope and Contents
Nauman discusses his family, childhood interests, education and training as an artist, influences, his early work, teaching, filmmaking, video work, performances, exhibitions, dealers, his relationship with the art world, his current world, and his personal life. He recalls Santos Zingale, Stephen French, Wayne Taylor, Wayne Thiebaud, Bob Arneson, Bill Wiley, Man Ray, Frank Lobdell, and many others.

Biographical / Historical
Biographical / Historical
Bruce Nauman (1940- ) is sculptor of Pecos, N.M.

Administration
Existence and Location of Copies
Transcript available on-line.
Sponsor
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' 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 4 sound cassettes. Reformatted in 2010 as 7 digital wav files. Duration is 3 hrs., 32 min.

Digital Content

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

Keywords
Keywords table of terms and types.
Keyword Terms Keyword Types
Art, American Topical Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Sculpture, Modern -- 20th century -- United States Topical Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Sculptors -- New Mexico -- Pecos -- Interviews Topical Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Sound recordings Genre Form Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Interviews Genre Form Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Arneson, Robert, 1930-1992 Personal Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Thiebaud, Wayne Personal Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Zingale, Santos, 1908- Personal Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Ray, Man, 1890-1976 Personal Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Wiley, William T., 1937- Personal Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Lobdell, Frank, 1921- Personal Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
French, Stephen Personal Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Taylor, Wayne Personal Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid

Repository Contact
Archives of American Art
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