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Oral history interview with Larry Kirkland, 2009 Aug. 26-27

Oral history interview with Larry Kirkland, 2009 Aug. 26-27

Kirkland, Larry, 1950-

Sculptor

Collection Information

Size: Sound recording: 4 sound files (6 hr., 26 min.) digital, wav file

Summary: An interview of Larry Kirkland conducted 2009 Aug. 26-27, by Avis Berman, for the Archives of American Arts' U.S. General Services Administration, Design Excellence and the Arts oral history project, at Kirkland's studio, in Washington, D.C.

Biographical/Historical Note

Larry Kirkland (1950- ) is a sculptor in Washington, D.C. Kirkland has done public art installation pieces for The American Red Cross, and the National Academy of Sciences, as well as numerous international commissions.

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 Larry Kirkland, 5721 Utah Ave. NW Washington, D.C. 20005.

Quotes and excerpts must be cited as follows: Oral history interview with Larry Kirkland, 2009 Aug. 26-27. Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution.