Archives of American Art

Oral history interview with Barbara Zucker

Collection ID:
Zucker, Barbara M., 1940-
Schlegel, Amy
1995 June 22-November 6
Physical Description:
43 Pages

Scope and Contents
Scope and Contents
A transcript of an interview with Barbara Zucker conducted by art historian Amy Schlegel between June 22 and November 6, 1995. The first part of the interview was conducted in New York City; the second part in Burlington, Vermont. Zucker discusses her work in the context of feminism. She explains her choice of materials and the development of her sculpture; her early job as a receptionist for the Andre Emmerich Gallery, her involvement in and reasons for leaving A.I.R. Gallery - an independent gallery for women artists in New York; and her thoughts about the feminist movement. She discusses the work of Eva Hesse, Lynda Benglis, Louise Bourgeois, Richard Serra and Marcel Duchamp.

Biographical / Historical
Biographical / Historical
Barbara Zucker (1940- ) is a sculptor from New York, New York.

Immediate Source of Acquisition
Donated 1998 by Barbara Zucker and Amy Schlegel.

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Keywords table of terms and types.
Keyword Terms Keyword Types
Feminism and art Topical Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Sculptors -- New York (State) -- New York Occupation Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Women artists Topical Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Women sculptors Topical Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid

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