Oral history interview with Hans Haacke, 2009 Aug. 20-21

Haacke, Hans , b. 1936
Educator, Sculptor, Conceptual artist
Active in New York, N.Y.

Size: Sound recording: 8 sound files (5 hr., 13 min.): digital, wav file
Transcript: 101 p.

Collection Summary: An interview of Hans Haacke conducted 2009 Aug. 20 and 21, by Judith Olch Richards, for the Archives of American Art, at Haacke's home, in New York, N.Y.

Biographical/Historical Note: Interviewee Hans Haacke (1936- ) is a conceptual artist and educator in New York, N.Y. He taught at Cooper Union in New York, N.Y. Interviewer Judith Olch Richards (1947- ) is former Executive director of iCI in New York, N.Y.

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 was provided by the Terra Foundation for American Art.

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