Robert Smithson interview, 1968

Smithson, Robert, b. 1938 d. 1973
Painter, Sculptor
Active in Tx.

Robbin, Tony, b. 1943
Painter, Sculptor
Active in New York,N.Y.

Collection size: 2 sound cassettes.

Format: Audio quality is poor; one side of each tape is blank.

Collection Summary: An interview of Robert Smithson conducted by Tony Robbin.

Smithson discusses the conceptual theories that he employs in creating his artwork; the relationship between the "site" and the "nonsite" in his work; systems; and maps. Some works are physically described and a list of works and their measurements is read by Smithson.

Biographical/Historical Note: Sculptor, New York, N.Y; Born 1938, Died 1973. Tony Robbin, the interviewer is a writer, painter and sculptor.

Gift of interviewer Tony Robbin, 1992.

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