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Oral history interview with Mary Lucier, 1990 Apr.-Nov

Lucier, Mary, 1944-

Photographer, Sculptor, Video artist


Collection Information

Size: 515 Pages, Transcript

Format: Transcript has not been edited. Originally recorded on 8 sound cassettes. Reformatted in 2010 as 16 digital wav files. Duration is 11 hrs., 50 min.

Summary: An interview of Mary Lucier conducted 1990 Apr.-Nov., by Cynthia Nadelman, for the Archives of American Art.

Biographical/Historical Note

Mary Lucier (1944- ) is a video artist and photographer from 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. Funding for this interview provided by the Lannan Foundation.

Language Note

English .


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.

How to Use This Collection

Quotes and excerpts must be cited as follows: Oral history interview with Mary Lucier, 1990 Apr.-Nov. Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution.