Sculptor, Performance artist, Artist
Active in New York, N.Y.
Size: Transcript: 104 pages.
Format: Originally recorded as 7 sound digital wav files. Duration is 5 hrs., 59 min.
Collection Summary: An interview of Janine Antoni conducted 2012 December 10-19, by Judith Olch Richards, for the Archives of American Art's Nanette L. Laitman Documentation Project for Craft and Decorative Arts in America, at Antoni's studio, in Brooklyn, New York.
Biographical/Historical Note: Janine Antoni (1964- ) is a performance artist, sculptor, and photographer in Brooklyn, New York. Judith Olch Richards (1947- ) is former director of iCI in New York, New York.
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 Nanette L. Laitman Documentation Project for Craft and Decorative Arts in America.
Transcription of this oral history interview was made possible by a grant from the Smithsonian Womens Committee.