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

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

Burden, Chris, 1946-

Sculptor, Performance artist, Video artist, Conceptual artist

Collection Information

Size: Transcript: 252 pages

Format: Originally recorded as 12 digital wav files. Duration is 10 hrs., 10 min.

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 (1952- ) is writer in Los Angeles, California.

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.

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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.