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Oral history interview with Tony Smith, 1978 August 22-30

Oral history interview with Tony Smith, 1978 August 22-30

Smith, Tony, 1912-1980

Sculptor, Painter

Collection Information

Size: Transcript: 72 pages.

Format: Originally recorded 2 sound tape reel. Reformated in 2010 as 4 digital wav files. Duration is 4 hr., 15 min.

Summary: An interview of Tony Smith conducted 1978 August 22-30, by Paul Cummings, for the Archives of American Art.

Biographical/Historical Note

Tony Smith (1912-1980) was a sculptor from New York, N.Y.

Provenance

These interviews are 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 Tony Smith, 1978 August 22-30. Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution.