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Oral history interview with Beatrice Wood, 1976 August 26

view Oral history interview with Beatrice Wood, 1976 August 26 digital asset number 1
Interviewee:
Wood, Beatrice, 1893-1998
Interviewer:
Karlstrom, Paul J., 1941-
Place of publication, production, or execution:
Other
Physical Description:
Transcript: 53 pages
General Note:
Originally recorded on 1 sound tape reel. Reformated in 2010 as 2 digital wav files. Duration is 2 hr., 10 min.
Access Note / Rights:
Transcript available on the Archives of American Art website.
Summary:
An interview of Beatrice Wood conducted 1976 August 26, by Paul Karlstrom for the Archives of American Art. Wood speaks of her early friendship with Marcel Duchamp, H. P. Roche, the Arensbergs, and others in New York; of her publication of the "Blind Man" in 1917; her subsequent move to Hollywood; and her career as a ceramicist in Southern California.
Citation:
Quotes and excerpts must be cited as follows: Oral history interview with Beatrice Wood, 1976 August 26. 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:
Beatrice Wood (1893-1998) was a ceramist from Ojai, California.
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:
Art, American
Ceramicists
Decorative arts
Interviews
Pottery
Sound recordings
Women artists
Record number:
(DSI-AAA_CollID)12423
(DSI-AAA_SIRISBib)213209
AAA_collcode_wood76
Theme:
Craft
Women
Data Source:
Archives of American Art

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