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Oral history interview with Luis Camnitzer, 2020 Jan.16-17

Camnitzer, Luis, 1937-

Conceptual artist


Collection Information

Size: 30 sound files (6 hrs., 17 min.) Audio, digital, wav

Summary: An interview with Luis Camnitzer conducted January 16 and 17, 2020, by Josh Franco for the Archives of American Art, at Camnitzer's home in Great Neck, N.Y.

Biographical/Historical Note

Luis Camnitzer (1937- ) is a conceptual artist in Great Neck, New York. Interviewer Josh T. Franco (1985- ) is the National Collector at the Archives of American Art.


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.


This interview received Federal support from the Latino Initiatives Pool, administered by the Smithsonian Latino Center.

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Quotes and excerpts must be cited as follows: Oral history interview with Luis Camnitzer, 2020 Jan.16-17. Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution.