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Oral history interview with Richard Estes, 1985 Oct. 20

Oral history interview with Richard Estes, 1985 Oct. 20

Estes, Richard, 1932-

Collection Information

Size: Sound recording: 1 sound cassette

Transcript: 48 p.

Summary: An interview of Richard Estes conducted 1985 Oct. 20, by John Arthur, for the Archives of American Art.

Estes speaks of the lack of media coverage for the exhibition of his work, his work methods, the development of his work, his use of photography, his use of color, and his work in serigraphy.

Biographical/Historical Note

Richard Estes (1932- ) is a printmaker and painter from 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 others.

Funding

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.

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Quotes and excerpts must be cited as follows: Oral history interview with Richard Estes, 1985 Oct. 20. Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution.