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Oral history interview with Robert Kidd, 1981 July 13

view Oral history interview with Robert Kidd, 1981 July 13 digital asset number 1
Interviewee:
Kidd, Robert, 1936-
Interviewer:
O'Korn, Jean
Subject:
Cranbrook Academy of Art
Place of publication, production, or execution:
United States
Physical Description:
Sound recording: 1 sound cassette
Transcript: 47 p.
Summary:
An interview of Robert Kidd conducted 1981 July 13, by Jean O'Korn, for the Archives of American Art.
Kidd speaks of his family and educational background, student life and his teaching position at the Cranbrook Academy of Art, his influences, his techniques, his philosophy of work and his future plans.
Citation:
Quotes and excerpts must be cited as follows: Oral history interview with Robert Kidd, 1981 July 13. 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:
Robert Kidd (1936- ) was a weaver from Birmingham, Mich.
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
Sound recordings
Weavers
Weavers
Record number:
(DSI-AAA_CollID)12381
(DSI-AAA_SIRISBib)211986
AAA_collcode_kidd81
Data Source:
Archives of American Art

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