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Oral history interview with Charles Biederman, 1976 May 6

Biederman, Charles Joseph, 1906-2004

Painter, Sculptor


Collection Information

Size: 126 Pages, Transcript

Format: Originally recorded 3 sound tape reels. Reformatted in 2010 as 5 digital wav files. Duration is 4 hr., 41 min.

Summary: Interview of Charles Biederman conducted 1976 May 6, by Paul Cummings, for the Archives of American Art.

Biographical/Historical Note

Charles Biederman (1906-2004) was a sculptor from Red Wing, Minnesota.


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 others.

Language Note

English .


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.

How to Use This Collection

Quotes and excerpts must be cited as follows: Oral history interview with Charles Biederman, 1976 May 6. Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution.