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Oral history interview with Richard Fleischner, 2009 June 24-25

Fleischner, Richard Hugh, 1944-

Installation artist, Sculptor


Collection Information

Size: 32 Items, wav files (8 hr., 36 min.), digital; 139 Pages, Transcript

Format: Originally recorded on 6 sound discs. Reformatted in 2010 as 32 digital wav files. Duration is 8 hr., 36 min.

Summary: An interview of Richard Fleischner conducted 2009 June 24-25, 2010 March 2, and 2010 Sept. 14, by Julia K. Brown, for the Archives of American Art, at Fleischner's studio, in Providence, R.I.

Biographical/Historical Note

Richard Fleischner (1944- ) is a sculptor who lives and works in Providence, R.I.


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.

Language Note

English .


Funding for this interview provided by the Brown Foundation. 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 Richard Fleischner, 2009 June 24-25. Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution.