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Oral history interview with Allan Sekula, 2011 August 20- 2012 February 14

Oral history interview with Allan Sekula, 2011 August 20- 2012 February 14

Sekula, Allan, 1951-2013

Photographer, Art critic

Collection Information

Size: 12 sound files (6 hr.,14 min.) digital, wav

Transcript: 146 pages.

Summary: An interview with Allan Sekula conducted 2011 August 20-2012 February 14, by Mary Panzer, for the Archives of American Art at Sekula's studio and home in Los Angeles, California and at the Museum of Modern Art in New York, New York.

Biographical/Historical Note

Interviewee Allan Sekula (1951-2013) was a photographer, filmmaker, and writer, based at the California Institute of the Arts in Valencia, California. Interviewer Mary Panzer (1955- ) is a historian from New York, New York.

Provenance

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.

Transcript available online.

Transcript available on the Archives of American Art website.

Quotes and excerpts must be cited as follows: Oral history interview with Allan Sekula, 2011 August 20- 2012 February 14. Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution.