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Interview with Robert Smithson, 1968

Smithson, Robert, 1938-1973


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Title: Interview with Robert Smithson

Date: 1968

Physical Details: 2 sound cassettes : analog ; 59 min., 25 sec.

Description: Smithson discusses the conceptual theories that he employs in creating his artwork; the relationship between the "site" and the "nonsite" in his work; systems; and maps.

Some works are physically described and a list of works and their measurements is read by Smithson.

Creator: Smithson, Robert, 1938-1973

Forms part of: Robert Smithson interview, 1968

Rights Statement: Current copyright status is undetermined

Citation Information: Robert Smithson and Tony Robbin. Interview with Robert Smithson, 1968. Robert Smithson interview, 1968. 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: 11637