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Oral history interview with John Egner, 1979 June 6

Egner, John, 1940-



Collection Information

Size: 150 Pages, Transcript

Format: Originally recorded on 3 sound tape reels. Reformatted in 2010 as 5 digital wav files. Duration is 5 hr., 10 min.

Summary: An interview of John Egner conducted 1979 June 6, by Marsha Miro, for the Archives of American Art.

Biographical/Historical Note

John Egner (1940- ) is a painter from New York, New York. and Detroit, Michigan.


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 John Egner, 1979 June 6. Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution.