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Oral history interview with Athena Tacha, 2009 December 4-6

Oral history interview with Athena Tacha, 2009 December 4-6

Tacha, Athena, 1936-

Sculptor, Photographer, Conceptual artist

Collection Information

Size: 5 sound files (6 hr., 47 min.) digital, wma

Format: Originally recorded on 1 compact disc. Reformatted in 2010 as 5 digital wav files. Duration is 6 hr., 47 min.

Summary: An interview of Athena Tacha conducted 2009 December 4-6, by Avis Berman, for the Archives of American Art's U.S. General Services Administration, Design Excellence and the Arts oral history project, at Tacha's studio, in Washington, D.C.

Biographical/Historical Note

Athena Tacha (1936- ) is an conceptual artist and photographer in Washington, D.C.

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 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.

Transcipt: Authorization to reproduce or publish requires written permission from Athena Tacha, 3721 Huntington St., NW, Washington, D.C. 20015

Quotes and excerpts must be cited as follows: Oral history interview with Athena Tacha, 2009 December 4-6. Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution.