Sculptor, Video artist, Conceptual artist, Performance artist
Active in Topanga, Calif.
Size: Transcript: 252 pages
Format: Originally recorded as 12 digital wav files. Duration is 10 hrs., 10 min.
Collection Summary: An interview of Chris Burden conducted 2012 September 11-21, by Hunter Drohojowska-Philp, for the Archives of American Art, at Burden's home and studio, in Topanga, California.
Biographical/Historical Note: Interviewee Chris Burden (1946- ) is a sculptor in Topanga, California. Interviewer Hunter Drohojowska-Philp (1952- ) is writer in Los Angeles, California.
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.