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Oral history interview with Geoffrey Hendricks, 2009 May 15-19

Hendricks, Geoffrey, 1931-2018


Collection Information

Size: 4 Items, digital wav files (4 hr., 2min.), digital; 51 Pages, Transcript

Format: Originally recorded on 2 sound discs. Reformatted in 2010 as 4 digital wav files. Duration is 4 hr., 2 min.

Summary: An interview of Geoffrey Hendricks conducted 2009 May 15-19, by Kathy Goncharov, for the Archives of American Art, at Hendricks' home and studio, in New York, N.Y.

Biographical/Historical Note

Geoffrey Hendricks (1931- 2018) was a Fluxus artist in New York, N.Y. Hendricks taught at Rutgers University for 47 years. Hendricks lived and worked in New York, N.Y.


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 .


Funding for this interview was provided by the Brown Foundation. 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.

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