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Oral history interview with Sur Rodney (Sur), 2016 July 12-15

Oral history interview with Sur Rodney (Sur), 2016 July 12-15

Rodney, Sur, 1954-

Archivist, Writer, Performance artist, Arts administrator

Collection Information

Size: 2 sound files (5 hrs., 50 min.) digital, wav

Transcript: 94 pages.

Summary: An interview with Sur Rodney Sur conducted 2016 July 12 and 15, by Theodore Kerr, for the Archives of American Art's Visual Arts and the AIDS Epidemic: An Oral History Project, at Rodney's studio in New York, New York.

Biographical/Historical Note

Interviewee Sur Rodney (Sur) (1954- ) is a performance artist and arts administrator in New York, New York. Interviewer Theodore Kerr (1979- ) is a writer and organizer in New York, New York.

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 administrators.

Funding

Funding for this interview was provided by the Keith Haring Foundation.

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Quotes and excerpts must be cited as follows: Oral history interview with Sur Rodney (Sur), 2016 July 12-15. Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution.