Oral history interview with Billy Al Bengston, 2002 Aug. 7-Oct. 2

Bengston, Billy Al , b. 1934
Painter
Active in Venice, Calif.; Hawaii

Size: Sound recording: 2 sound cassettes (105 min.) : analog.
Transcript: 33 p.

Format: Sound Quality is poor. Session 2 inaudible. Interviewer did not check taping quality before taping interview.

Collection Summary: An interview of Billy Al Bengston conducted 2002 Aug. 7 and 2002 Oct. 2, by Susan Ford Morgan, for the Archives of American Art, in subject's studio/home, in Venice, Calif.

Biographical/Historical Note: Billy Al Bengston (1934- ) is a painter from Venice, Calif.

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.

Funding for this interview provided by Tony Ganz.
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.

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