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Oral history interview with Chris Burden, 2012 September 11-21

Burden, Chris, 1946-

Conceptual artist, Performance artist, Sculptor, Video artist


Collection Information

Size: 252 Pages, Transcript

Summary: An interview of Chris Burden conducted 2012 September 11-21, by Hunter Drohojowska-Philp, for the Archives of American Art, at Burden's home and studio, in Topanga, California.

Biographical/Historical Note

Interviewee Chris Burden (1946- ) is a sculptor in Topanga, California. Interviewer Hunter Drohojowska-Philp is writer in Los Angeles, California.


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.

Language Note

English .

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Quotes and excerpts must be cited as follows: Oral history interview with Chris Burden, 2012 September 11-21. Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution.