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Oral history interview with Jim Sanborn, 2009 July 14-16

Oral history interview with Jim Sanborn, 2009 July 14-16

Sanborn, Jim, 1945-

Sculptor

Collection Information

Size: 1 data compact disc (6 hr., 32 min.) digital; WMA files 4 tracks

Format: Originally recorded on 1 sound discs. Reformated in 2010 as 4 digital wav files. Duration is 6 hr., 30 min.

Summary: An interview of Jim Sanborn conducted 2009 July 14-16, by Avis Berman, for the Archives of American Art's U.S. General Services Administration, Design Excellence and the Arts oral history project, at Sanborn's home, in Washington, D.C.

Biographical/Historical Note

Jim Sanborn (1945- ) is a sculptor in Washington, D.C. Sanborn is known for his use of stone and cryptography. Full name is Herbert James Sanborn, Jr.

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.

Funding

Funding for this interview was provided by the U.S. General Services Administration, Design Excellence and the Arts. 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.

Authorization to reproduce or publish requires written permission from Jim Sanborn, 1679 35th St. NW, Washington, D.C. 20007

Quotes and excerpts must be cited as follows: Oral history interview with Jim Sanborn, 2009 July 14-16. Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution.