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Oral history interview with George Sugarman, 1974 June 20-25

Sugarman, George, 1912-1999

Painter, Sculptor


Collection Information

Size: 164 Pages, Transcript

Format: Originally recorded on 2 sound tape reels. Reformatted in 2010 as 4 digital wav files. Duration is 4 hr., 10 min.

Summary: An interview of George Sugarman conducted 1974 June 20-25, by Paul Cummings, for the Archives of American Art.

Biographical/Historical Note

George Sugarman (1912-1999) was a sculptor and painter from New York, N.Y.


This interview is part of the Archives' 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 George Sugarman, 1974 June 20-25. Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution.