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Oral history interview with Walter Clemmons, 1990 July 26

view Oral history interview with Walter Clemmons, 1990 July 26 digital asset number 1
Interviewee:
Clemmons, Walter, 1956-
Interviewer:
Lindsey, Jack
Place of publication, production, or execution:
United States
Physical Description:
Transcript: 65 pages
General Note:
Originally recorded on 1 sound cassette. Reformatted in 2010 as 2 digital wav files. Duration is 1 hr., 27 min.
Access Note / Rights:
Transcript: Patrons must use microfilm copy.
Summary:
An interview of Walter Clemmons conducted 1990 July 26, by Jack Lindsey for the Archives of American Art Philadelphia Project.
Clemmons speaks about the development of his wire art beginning with his work as a child; individual pieces created throughout his career including subjects and their sources; technical issues such as materials and methods; and his exhibition history.
Citation:
Quotes and excerpts must be cited as follows: Oral history interview with Walter Clemmons, 1990 July 26. Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution.
Additional Forms:
Transcript: microfilm reel 4777 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:
Walter Clemmons (1956- ) is a sculptor from Philadelphia, Pennsylvania.
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:
African American artists
Art, American
Folk artists
Interviews
Sculptors
Sculpture
Sound recordings
Record number:
(DSI-AAA_CollID)11476
(DSI-AAA_SIRISBib)213644
AAA_collcode_clemmo90
Theme:
African American
Data Source:
Archives of American Art

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