He was 75 years old. Hedrick had received increasing attention in recent years as a surviving member of the group of Bay Area artists and friends that included Jay DeFeo and Joan Brown. He established a relationship with a new gallery, Linc, and relished his connection with a new generation. In this 1974 interview, Hedrick told stories about his life to Smithsonian Archivist Paul Karlstrom.

- Meredith Tromble [Wednesday, December 17th, 2003]


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