Oral history interview with Richard Estes, 1985 Oct. 20

Estes, Richard , b. 1932

Size: Sound recording: 1 sound cassette
Transcript: 48 p.

Collection Summary: An interview of Richard Estes conducted 1985 Oct. 20, by John Arthur, for the Archives of American Art.

Estes speaks of the lack of media coverage for the exhibition of his work, his work methods, the development of his work, his use of photography, his use of color, and his work in serigraphy.

Biographical/Historical Note: Richard Estes (1932- ) is a printmaker and painter from 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 others.

Funding for the digital preservation of this interview was provided by a grant from the Save America's Treasures Program of the National Park Service.

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