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Oral history interview with Heinz Warneke, 1982 November 8

view Oral history interview with Heinz Warneke, 1982 November 8 digital asset number 1
Interviewee:
Warneke, Heinz (Heinrich), 1895-1983
Interviewer:
Brown, Robert F.
Place of publication, production, or execution:
United States
Physical Description:
Transcript: 22 pages
General Note:
Originally recorded on 1 sound cassette. Reformated in 2010 as 2 digital wav files. Duration is 51 min.
Summary:
An interview of Heinz Warneke conducted 1982 November 8, by Robert F. Brown, for the Archives of American Art.
Warneke speaks of his childhood and education near Bremen, Germany; his early work in Europe for the German war monuments commission; his immigration to the United States; his career in St. Louis, Missouri and Washington, D.C.; his involvement with sculpture for federal buildings in the 1930s; his later work.
Citation:
Quotes and excerpts must be cited as follows: Oral history interview with Heinz Warneke, 1982 November 8. 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:
Heinz (Heinrich) Warneke (1895-1982) was a sculptor from East Haddam, Connecticut.
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:
Art and state
Interviews
Sculptors
Sculpture
Sculpture
Sound recordings
Record number:
(DSI-AAA_CollID)11605
(DSI-AAA_SIRISBib)212204
AAA_collcode_warnek82
Data Source:
Archives of American Art
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