Oral history interview with Beatrice Wood, 1992 March 2
Wood, Beatrice, 1893-1998
Karlstrom, Paul J., 1941-
Women in the Arts in Southern California Oral History Project
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Transcript: 48 pages
Audio excerpt: 1 sound file (4 min. 18 sec.) : digital
Originally recorded on 3 sound cassettes. Reformated in 2010 as 5 digital wav files. Duration is 2 hr., 21 min.
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Transcript available on the Archives of American Art website.
An interview of Beatrice Wood conducted 1992 March 2, by Paul Karlstrom, for the Archives of American Art, Women in the Arts in Southern California Oral History Project.
Wood speaks of her memories of Gertrud & Otto Natzler and getting involved with ceramics; the future of art in America; and women in art.
Quotes and excerpts must be cited as follows: Oral history interview with Beatrice Wood, 1992 March 2. Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution.
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.
Beatrice Wood (1893-1998) was a ceramist from Ojai, California.
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 administrators. Funding for this interview was provided by the Margery and Harry Kahn Philanthropic Fund of the Jewish Communal Fund of New York.
Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution, 750 9th St. NW, Washington, D.C. 20001