Oral history interview with Robert Kidd, 1981 July 13
Kidd, Robert, 1936-
Cranbrook Academy of Art
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Sound recording: 1 sound cassette
Transcript: 47 p.
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.
Quotes and excerpts must be cited as follows: Oral history interview with Robert Kidd, 1981 July 13. Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution.
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.
Robert Kidd (1936- ) was a weaver from Birmingham, Mich.
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.
Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution, 750 9th St. NW, Washington, D.C. 20001