Title: Interviews about "Eccentric Figuration"
Date: 2009 November
Physical Details: 4 sound cassettes ; 5 hr., 34 min., 44 sec.
Description: All interviews are recorded over the phone and all have tape hiss and high pitched hum. Tape 01, Side 02 is blank. Tape 02, Side 02 has instances of electronic interference; audible clicks at end of tape. Tape 03, Side 02 has some buzzing; audible clicks in remainder of tape. Tape 03, Side 01, Tape 04, Side 01 and 02: beeps in recording; audible clicks in end of tape. Interviews are part of Kazanjian's research into writing about Eccentric Figuration. Discussions are heavy in art theory and terminology such as irrational conceptualism, hysteric realism, abstract figuration. Numerous artists are discussed in interviews, many by only first name. All interviews are with Kazanjian. Tape 01, Side 01: Jeffrey Deitch. Tape 02, Side 01: Francesco Bonami until 00:30:46. Starting 00:30:56 George Condo. Tape 02, Side 02: George Condo. Recording ends at 00:18:41. Tape 03, Side 01: Massimiliano Gioni. Tape 03, Side 02: Donna De Salvo. Tape 04, Side 01: Thomas Houseago until 00:01:45. Ryan Trecartin 00:01:50-00:34:34. Tape 04, Side 02: Thomas Houseago. Interview dates: Jeffrey Deitch, November 2009. Francesco Bonami and George Condo, November 21-22. Massimiliano Gioni and Donna De Salvo, November 23. Thomas Houseago and Ryan Trecartin, November 24-25.
Creator: Kazanjian, Dodie, 1952-
Forms part of: Dodie Kazanjian papers, 1949-2017, bulk 1980-2017
Rights Statement: Current copyright status is undetermined
Citation Information: Dodie Kazanjian. Interviews about "Eccentric Figuration", 2009 November. Dodie Kazanjian papers, 1949-2017. 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: 23836