Oral history interview with Lowery Stokes Sims, 2010 July 15-22

Sims, Lowery Stokes , b. 1949
Curator, Art historian
Active in New York, N.Y.

Size: Sound recording, master: 3 memory cards (5 hr., 39 min.) secure digital; 1.25 in.
Transcript: 117 p.

Collection Summary: An interview of Lowery Stokes Sims conducted 2010 July 15 and 22, by Judith Olch Richards, for the Archives of American Art's Elizabeth Murray Oral History of Women in the Visual Arts project, at Sims' home, in New York, N.Y.

Biographical/Historical Note: Lowery Stokes Sims (1949-) is a curator and art historian in New York, N.Y. Judith Olch Richards (1947-) is former 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 AG Foundation.

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