Oral history interview with Norton Wisdom, 2000 April 27
Wisdom, Norton, 1947-
Karlstrom, Paul J., 1941-
Chouinard Art Institute (Los Angeles, Calif.)
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Transcript: 19 pages
Originally recorded on 1 sound cassette. Reformated in 2010 as 2 digital wav files. Duration is 48 min.
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Transcript available on the Archives of American Art website.
An interview of Norton Wisdom conducted 2000 April 27, by Paul Karlstrom, for the Archives of American Art, in a restaurant in Beverly Hills, California.
Wisdom discusses his art school experiences, including the life class he took as a teenager at Chouinard Art Institute from John Altoon.
Quotes and excerpts must be cited as follows: Oral history interview with Norton Wisdom, 2000 April 27. Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution.
Transcript available on-line.
Funding for the transcription of this interview provided by the Pasadena Art Alliance. 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.
Norton Wisdom (1947- )is a painter and performance artist of Malibu, 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.
Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution, 750 9th St. NW, Washington, D.C. 20001