Oral history interview with Benjamin Patterson
Portions of this collection are digitized

Summary
Collection ID:
AAA.patter09
Creators:
Patterson, Benjamin
Goncharov, Kathy
Dates:
2009 May 22
Languages:
English
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Physical Description:
43 Pages
Transcript
Repository:

Scope and Contents
Scope and Contents
An interview with Benjamin Patterson conducted 2009 May 22, by Kathy Goncharov, for the Archives of American Art, at the Patterson's home, in New York, New York.

Biographical / Historical
Biographical / Historical
Benjamin Patterson (1934- ) is a Fluxus artist and musician who lives and works in Germany and New York, New York. Patterson was educated at the University of Michigan and plays the double-bass.

Administration
Sponsor
Funding for this interview provided by the Brown Foundation. 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 5 digital wav files. Duration is 3 hr., 5 min.

Digital Content

Keywords
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Keyword Terms Keyword Types
Assemblage artists -- New York (State) -- New York -- Interviews Topical Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Fluxus (Group of artists) Topical Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Sound recordings Genre Form Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
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Musicians -- New York (State) -- New York Occupation Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid

Repository Contact
Archives of American Art
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Washington, D.C. 20001
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