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Oral history interview with Richard Pettibone, 2007 July 20

Pettibone, Richard H., 1938-

Installation artist, Painter, Sculptor


Collection Information

Size: 1 sound disc (1 hr., 37 min.) digital; 2 5/8 in.

Format: Originally recorded on 1 sound mini disc. Reformatted in 2010 as 5 digital wav files. Duration is 1 hr., 38 min.

Summary: An interview of Richard Pettibone conducted July 20, 2007, by Charles Duncan, for the Archives of American Art, at the artist's home, in Charlotteville, N.Y.

Biographical/Historical Note

Richard Pettibone (1938- ) is a painter, sculptor, and installation artist from Charlotteville, N.Y. Charles Duncan is a collections specialist 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 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 Pettibone, 2007 July 20. Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution.