Oral history interview with Manuel Neri

Summary
Collection ID:
AAA.neri08
Creators:
Neri, Manuel, 1930-
Matteson, Lynn Robert
Dates:
2008 May 6
Languages:
English
Physical Description:
4 Items
wav files (2 hrs., 36 min.)
digital
68 Pages
Transcript
Repository:

Scope and Contents
Scope and Contents
An interview of Manuel Neri conducted 2008 May 6, by art historian Lynn Robert Matteson, for the Archives of American Art, at the artist's home and studio, in Benecia, Calif.

Biographical / Historical
Biographical / Historical
Manuel Neri (1930- ) is a sculptor and educator living and working in Benecia, Calif. Neri taught at the California School of Fine Arts from 1959-1965 and at the University of California, Davis from 1965-1999. Neri is best known for his life size figurative sculptures.

Administration
Existence and Location of Copies
Transcript is available on the Archives of American Art's website.
Author
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 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 2 sound discs. Reformatted in 2010 as 4 digital wav files. Duration is 2 hr., 36 min.

Using the Collection
Conditions Governing Access
This transcript is open for research. Access to the entire recording is restricted. Contact Reference Services for more information.

Keywords
Keywords table of terms and types.
Keyword Terms Keyword Types
Sculptors -- California -- 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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