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Oral history interview with Lauren Cornell, 2020 July 16

Cornell, Lauren, 1978-

Art museum curator, Educator


Collection Information

Size: 1 Item, (17 min.), digital, mp4

Summary: An interview with Lauren Cornell conducted 2020 July 16, by Jacob Proctor, for the Archives of American Art's Pandemic Oral History Project, at Cornell's home in Kingston, New York.­

Biographical/Historical Note

Lauren Cornell (1978- ) is the Director of the Graduate Program at the Center for Curatorial Studies, Bard College, and Chief Curator at the Hessel Museum of Art, Annandale-on-Hudson, New York.


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.

Language Note

English .

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