Oral history interview with Richard Haas, 2009 Jan. 13 and Mar. 16

Haas, Richard , b. 1936
Muralist
Active in New York, N.Y.

Size: Sound recording, master: 1 data compact disc (6 hr., 11 min.): digital ; 4 WMA files
Transcript: 133 p.

Collection Summary: An interview of Richard Haas conducted 2009 Jan. 13 and Mar. 16, by Avis Berman, for the Archives of American Art's U.S. General Services Administration, Design Excellence and the Arts oral history project, at Haas' studio, in New York, N.Y.

Biographical/Historical Note: Richard Haas (1936- ) is a trompe l'oeil muralist from New York, N.Y. Haas was educated at the University of Wisconsin and University of Minnesota.

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 U.S. General Services Administration, Design Excellence and the Arts.
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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