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Oral history interview with Mary Lucier, 2011 Sept. 27-30

Lucier, Mary, 1944-

Photographer, Sculptor, Video artist


Collection Information

Size: Sound recording, master: 6 sound files (5 hr., 40 min.) digital, wav

Transcript: 111 pages.

Format: Originally recorded as on Edirol R-09HR as 6 sound files. Reformatted in 2010 as 6 digital wav files. Duration is 5 hrs., 40 min.

Summary: An interview of Mary Lucier conducted 2011 Sept. 27-30, by Judith Olch Richards, for the Archives of American Art, at Lucier's home, in New York, N.Y.

Biographical/Historical Note

Mary Lucier (1944- ) is a sculptor and photographer in New York, N.Y. Judith Olch Richards (1947- ) is an independent scholar and curator 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.

How to Use This Collection

Quotes and excerpts must be cited as follows: Oral history interview with Mary Lucier, 2011 Sept. 27-30. Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution.