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Oral history interview with Richard Lippold, 1971 Dec. 1

Interviewee:
Lippold, Richard, 1915-2002
Interviewer:
Cummings, Paul, 1933-
Subject:
Albers, Josef
Arp, Jean
Cage, John
Gabo, Naum
Johnson, Ray
Valentiner, Wilhelm Reinhold
Zettler, Emil Robert
Place of publication, production, or execution:
United States
Physical Description:
Transcript 125 p.
General Note:
Originally recorded on 2 sound tape reels. Reformated in 2010 as 4 digital wav files. Duration is 4 hrs., 7 min.
Summary:
An interview of Richard Lippold conducted 1971 Dec. 1, by Paul Cummings, for the Archives of American Art. Lippold speaks of his family background and early life in Milwaukee; his early interests in art and music; early teachers; the impact of the Chicago World's Fair; studying industrial design at the Chicago Art Institute; designing machinery for an engineering firm; his travels in Mexico, Germany, and France; teaching at various institutions; his early sculptures; the development of his stylle; materials he uses; architectural commissions. He recalls Emiel Zettler, William R. Valentiner, John Cage, Jean Arp, Josef Albers, Ray Johnson, and Naum Gabo.
Citation:
Quotes and excerpts must be cited as follows: Oral history interview with Richard Lippold, 1971 Dec. 1. Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution.
Biography Note:
Richard Lippold (1915-2002) was a sculptor from Locust Valley, N.Y.
Provenance:
This interview is part of the Archives' 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
Sculptors
Sculpture
Sound recordings
Record number:
(DSI-AAA_CollID)12454
(DSI-AAA_SIRISBib)211970
AAA_collcode_lippol71
Data Source:
Archives of American Art

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