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Oral history interview with Richard Stankiewicz, 1963 February-August 20

Stankiewicz, Richard, 1922-1983

Sculptor, Educator


Collection Information

Size: 373 Pages, Transcript

Format: Originally recorded on 7 sound tape reels. Reformatted in 2010 as 12 digital wav files. Duration is 12 hr., 53 min. Sound quality is poor.

Summary: An interview of Richard Stankiewicz conducted between 1963 February-August 20, by Richard Brown Baker, for the Archives of American Art.

Biographical/Historical Note

Richard Stankiewicz (1922-1983) was a sculptor and educator from Huntington, Massachusetts.


This interview is part of the Archives' 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.

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 Richard Stankiewicz, 1963 February-August 20. Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution.