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Oral history interview with Otto Natzler, 1980 July 7-14

view Oral history interview with Otto Natzler, 1980 July 7-14 digital asset number 1
Interviewee:
Natzler, Otto, 1908-2007
Interviewer:
Bowman, Ruth, 1923-
Place of publication, production, or execution:
United States
Physical Description:
Transcript: 110 p.
General Note:
Originally recorded on 12 sound cassettes. Reformated in 2010 as 23 digital wav files. Duration is 10 hrs., 59 min.
Summary:
An interview of Otto Natzler conducted 1980 July 7-14, by Ruth Bowman, for the Archives of American Art.
Natzler speaks of his childhood; his early interest in art, especially sculpture; his beginnings in the field of ceramics; his and his wife's immigration to the United States following the Nazi takeover in Austria; exhibitions of his work; the development of his career; his feelings about critics; and the treatment of ceramics as art by museums.
Citation:
Quotes and excerpts must be cited as follows: Oral history interview with Otto Natzler, 1980 July 7-14. Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution.
Additional Forms:
Transcript: microfilm reel 3198 available at Archives of American Art offices and through interlibrary loan.
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:
Otto Natzler (1908-2007) was a ceramicist in Los Angeles, Calif.
Provenance:
These interviews are 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:
Ceramicists
Ceramics
Decorative arts
Interviews
Sound recordings
Record number:
(DSI-AAA_CollID)13239
(DSI-AAA_SIRISBib)212071
AAA_collcode_natzle80
Theme:
Craft
Data Source:
Archives of American Art

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