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An Interview with Dick Higgins

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Item Type: Sound Recording Duration: 65 min
Event Type: Interview Program Origin: KPFA

An interview with inter-media artist Dick Higgins, who discusses his views about the California Institute of the Arts, and his company Something Else Press, with Richard Friedman and Anthony Gnazzo. This was recorded Sunday, June 13, 1971, at the KPFA studios, after Higgins resigned his post at Cal Arts. He discusses his reasons for leaving and the problems he faced there. He also gives his ideas on what an arts institute should be like, and why he and his press were moving to Vermont. Dick Higgins died in 1998 at the age of 60.

Genres:  Modern Art; Performance Art
Subject:  Higgins, Dick, 1938-; Something Else Press; California Institute of the Arts; Fluxus (group of artists); Multimedia (Art); Conceptual art; Art schools; Performance art; Art, Modern
People:  Higgins, Dick, 1938-; Gnazzo, Anthony, 1936-; Friedman, Richard
Recording Date:  6/13/1971
First Broadcast Date:  6/19/1971
 
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