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Oral history interview with Kenneth Price, 1980 May 30-June 2

Price, Kenneth Martin, 1935-2012



Collection Information

Size: 103 Pages, Transcript

Format: Originally recorded on 4 sound cassettes. Reformatted in 2010 as 7 digital wav files. Duration is 3 hr., 40 min.

Summary: An interview of Kenneth Price conducted 1980 May 30-1980 June 2, by Michele D. De Angelus, for the Archives of American Art.
Price discusses his family background, education, the art scenes in Los Angeles, San Francisco, and Taos, and other subjects.

Biographical/Historical Note

Kenneth Price (1935-2012) was a printmaker and sculptor in Taos, N.M.


These interviews are 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 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 Kenneth Price, 1980 May 30-June 2. Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution.