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

Hendricks, Geoffrey, 1931-2018

Installation artist, Painter


Collection Information

Size: 4 digital wav files (4 hr., 2min.) digital

Transcript 51 pages

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.


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.

How to Use This Collection

Authorization to reproduce or publish requires written permission from Geoffrey Hendricks, 486 Greenwich St. New York, N.Y. 10013

Quotes and excerpts must be cited as follows: Oral history interview with Geoffrey Hendricks, 2009 May 15-19. Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution.