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Oral history interview with Laura Andreson, 1981 May 20

view Oral history interview with Laura Andreson, 1981 May 20 digital asset number 1
Interviewee:
Andreson, Laura F., 1902-1999
Interviewer:
Bowman, Ruth, 1923-
Place of publication, production, or execution:
United States
Physical Description:
Transcript: 82 pages
General Note:
Originally recorded on 4 sound cassettes. Reformated in 2010 as 7 digital wav files. Duration is 2 hrs., 42 min.
Summary:
An interview of Laura Andreson conducted 1981 May 20, by Ruth Bowman, for the Archives of American Art.
Andreson speaks of her youth in California, the decision to go to college and become a teacher, the impact of contracting tuberculosis on her life, the development of her work, her first exhibitions, her current work and research, her opinions of contemporary ceramics, and the relationship of art to her life.
Citation:
Quotes and excerpts must be cited as follows: Oral history interview with Laura Andreson, 1981 May 20. Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution.
Additional Forms:
Transcript: microfilm reel 3196 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:
Laura Andreson (1902-1999) was a ceramist of Los Angeles, California.
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:
Ceramicists
Decorative arts
Interviews
Pottery
Sound recordings
Women artists
Record number:
(DSI-AAA_CollID)13075
(DSI-AAA_SIRISBib)212215
AAA_collcode_andres81
Theme:
Craft
Women
Data Source:
Archives of American Art

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