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Oral history interview with Lewis Iselin, 1981 Sept. 30

view Oral history interview with Lewis Iselin, 1981 Sept. 30 digital asset number 1
Interviewee:
Iselin, Lewis, 1913-1990
Interviewer:
Brown, Robert F.
Place of publication, production, or execution:
United States
Physical Description:
Sound recording: 1 sound file : digital, wav file
Access Note / Rights:
This interview has not been transcribed. Use requires an appointment and is limited to Archives of American Art offices.
Summary:
An interview of Lewis Iselin conducted 1981 Sept. 30, by Robert Brown, for the Archives of American Art. Iselin speaks of his role as a trustee of the Guggenheim and Tiffany Foundations, the Saint-Gaudens Memorial, and the Haystack Mountain School of Crafts. He compares artists with academics as jurors. He discusses his own work of modeling in wax, and his "sculpture to wear."
Citation:
Quotes and excerpts must be cited as follows: Oral history interview with Lewis Iselin, 1981 Sept. 30. Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution.
Funding:
Funding for the digital preservation of this interview was provided by a grant from the Save America's Treasures Program of the National Park Service.
Biography Note:
Lewis Iselin (1913-1990) was a sculptor from Camden, Me.
Provenance:
This interview is part of the Archives of American Art Oral History Program, started in 1958 to document the history of the visual arts in the United States, primarily through interviews with artists, historians, dealers, critics and others.
Location Note:
Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution, 750 9th St. NW, Washington, D.C. 20001
Topic:
Interviews
Museums
Sculptors
Sound recordings
Wax-modeling
Wearable art
Record number:
(DSI-AAA_CollID)12095
(DSI-AAA_SIRISBib)211955
AAA_collcode_iselin81
Data Source:
Archives of American Art

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