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Oral history interview with Lorraine O'Grady, 2010 Apr. 12-15

O'Grady, Lorraine, 1934-

Conceptual artist


Collection Information

Size: 9 Items, Sound recording, master: 9 memory cards (8 hr., 17 min.), secure digital, 1.25 in.; 139 Pages, Transcript

Summary: An interview of Lorraine O'Grady conducted 2010 Apr. 12-15, by Judith Olch Richards, for the Archives of American Art, at O'Grady's home and studio in New York, N.Y.

Biographical/Historical Note

Lorraine O'Grady (1934- ) is a conceptual artist in New York, N.Y. Judith Olch Richards (1947- ) is former executive director of iCI in New York, N.Y.


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 .


Funding for this interview was provided by the Terra Foundation for American Art.

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Quotes and excerpts must be cited as follows: Oral history interview with Lorraine O'Grady, 2010 Apr. 12-15. Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution.