Rockne Krebs interviews, 1990 Jan. 27-1990 Feb. 3.

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Rockne Krebs interviews, 1990 Jan. 27-1990 Feb. 3.

An interview of Rockne Krebs conducted by Benjamin Forgey for the Archives of American Art. his U.S. Navy service and art education while in the Navy; working in Washington, D.C. as the Public Affairs Officer for Vice-Admiral Frost in the 1960s; his wife Denise and their daughter Heather; meeting Anthony Caro, Kenneth Noland, and Jules Olitski; his "Chevron" series; his interest in planes, light, space, and "dematerializing" sculpture; the influence of Walter Hopps; working with laser specialists and Hewlett Packard equipment; his outdoor city-scale laser sculpture; and his early principal patrons Mr. and Mrs. Philip M. Stern and works created for them. Krebs also describes in detail his laser sculptures for the New Orleans Museum of Art (1971) and St. Petersburg (1975-1976) and comments on economic, political and social aspects of the art world.

Sound recording, master: 4 sound discs digital 2 5/8 in.Sound recording, duplicates 6 cassettes.Transcript 164 p.

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