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Interview with Bruce Nauman, 1974 May 29, from the Jan Butterfield papers, 1950-1997

Interview with Bruce Nauman, 1974 May 29

Nauman, Bruce, 1941-

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Title: Interview with Bruce Nauman

Date: 1974 May 29

Physical Details: 1 sound tape reel ; 1hr., 19 mins., 48 sec.

Description: Jan Butterfield interview with Bruce Nauman on May 29, 1974. Major themes in the interview include creating funk sculpture in the San Francisco Bay area, Nauman's relationship with other artists, the process of creating his art, the experience and understanding of his art, and running art shows.

Creator: Nauman, Bruce, 1941-

Forms part of: Jan Butterfield papers, 1950-1997

Rights Statement: Current copyright status is undetermined

Citation: Interview with Bruce Nauman, 1974 May 29. Jan Butterfield papers, 1950-1997. Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution.

Availability: This item has been digitally reformatted. It is available by requesting an appointment in the Archives of American Art's reading rooms, or in certain situations as a Reproduction Request.

Digital ID: 17191