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Oral history interview with Lowery Stokes Sims, 2010 July 15-22

Oral history interview with Lowery Stokes Sims, 2010 July 15-22

Sims, Lowery Stokes, 1949-

Curator, Art historian

Collection Information

Size: Transcript: 117 pages.

Format: Originally recorded on 3 memory cards as 6 digital wav files. Duration is 5 hr., 40 min.

Summary: An interview of Lowery Stokes Sims conducted 2010 July 15 and 22, by Judith Olch Richards, for the Archives of American Art's Elizabeth Murray Oral History of Women in the Visual Arts project, at Sims' home, in New York, N.Y.

Biographical/Historical Note

Lowery Stokes Sims (1949-) is a curator and art historian in New York, N.Y. Judith Olch Richards (1947-) is former director of iCI in New York, N.Y.

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

This interview is part of the Elizabeth Murray Oral History of Women in the Visual Arts Project, funded by the A G Foundation.

Quotes and excerpts must be cited as follows: Oral history interview with Lowery Stokes Sims, 2010 July 15-22. Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution.