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Oral history interview with Frederick Hart, 1982 Nov. 23

Hart, Frederick, 1943-1999



Collection Information

Size: 2 Items, Sound recording: 2 sound files, digital, wav file; 18 Pages, Transcript

Summary: An interview of Frederick Hart conducted 1982 Nov. 23, by Estill Curtis Pennington, for the Archives of American Art.
Hart speaks of his training with the sculptor Felix de Weldon, his work on the Washington Cathedral, and his involvement with the Vietnam Veteran's Memorial.

Biographical/Historical Note

Frederick Hart (1943-1999) was a sculptor from Washington, D.C. Born in Atlanta, Ga.; studied at the Univ. of South Carolina, the Corcoran Gallery, and American Univ.


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 Frederick Hart, 1982 Nov. 23. Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution.