Oral history interview with William Christenberry, 1983 January 17

Christenberry, William , b. 1936
Painter, Photographer, Sculptor
Active in Washington, D.C.

Size: Transcript: 38 pages

Format: Originally recorded on 1 sound cassette. Reformatted in 2010 as 2 digital wav files. Duration is 1 hr., 27 min.

Collection Summary: An interview of William Christenberry conducted 1983 January 17, by Buck Pennington, for the Archives of American Art.

Biographical/Historical Note: William Christenberry (1936- ) is a painter and educator from Washington, D.C.

This interview is part of the Archives' 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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This transcript is in the public domain and may be used without permission. Quotes and excerpts must be cited as follows: Oral history interview with William Christenberry, 1983 January 17, Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution.

Note: This typewritten transcript was scanned and run through optical character recognition software (OCR). However, the resulting OCR text has not been reviewed or edited for accuracy.



This transcript is in the public domain and may be used without permission. Quotes and excerpts must be cited as follows: Oral history interview with William Christenberry, 1983 January 17, Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution.