Oral history interview with Elyn Zimmerman
Portions of this collection are digitized

Summary
Collection ID:
AAA.zimmer20
Creators:
Zimmerman, Elyn, 1945-
Simms, Matthew Thomas
Dates:
2020 August 17
Languages:
English
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Physical Description:
1 Item
(23 min.)
digital, mp4
Repository:

Scope and Contents
Scope and Contents
An interview with Elyn Zimmerman conducted 2020 August 17, by Matthew Simms, for the Archives of American Art's Pandemic Oral History Project, at Zimmerman's rental home in Kent, Connecticut.

Biographical / Historical
Biographical / Historical
Elyn Zimmerman (1945-) is a New York City and Los Angeles based sculptor best known for her large scale site-specific outdoor installations incorporating granite, water features, and landscape architecture.

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.

Digital Content

Using the Collection
Conditions Governing Access
This interview is open for research.
Physical Characteristics and Technical Requirements
Recorded on Zoom (videoconferencing software)
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 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.

Related Materials
The Archives of American Art also holds the Elyn Zimmerman papers, 1969-2017.

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Repository Contact
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Washington, D.C. 20001
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