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Oral history interview with Allen Ruppersberg, 2017 October 27-2018 January 15

Oral history interview with Allen Ruppersberg, 2017 October 27-2018 January 15

Ruppersberg, Allen, 1944-

Conceptual artist

Overview

Collection Information

Size: Audio: 5 sound files (5 hrs., 20 min.) digital, wav

Summary: An interview with Allen Ruppersberg conducted 2017 October 27, November 30, and 2018 January 15, by Avis Berman, for the Archives of American Art, at Ruppersberg's studio in Brooklyn, New York.

Biographical/Historical Note

Allen Ruppersberg (1944- ) is a conceptual artist In New York, New York, whose work includes paintings, prints, photographs, sculptures, installations, and books. Avis Berman (1940- ) is an art historian and author in 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.

Funding

Funding for this interview was provided by the Helen Frankenthaler Foundation.

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Quotes and excerpts must be cited as follows: Oral history interview with Allen Ruppersberg, 2017 October 27-2018 January 15. Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution.