Oral history interview with Rackstraw Downes, 2016 April 10-11

Downes, Rackstraw , b. 1939
Painter, Author
Active in New York, N.Y.

Size: 5 sound files (4 hrs., 5 min.) digital, wav
Transcript: 90 pages.

Collection Summary: An interview with Rackstraw Downes conducted 2016 April 10-11, by James McElhinney, for the Archives of American Art, at Downes' studio and home in New York, New York.

Biographical/Historical Note: Rackstraw Downes (1952- ) is an artist, author, and educator in New York. New York. James McElhinney (1952- ) is a painter and educator of 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.

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