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Oral history interview with Paulus Berensohn, 2009 March 20-21

view Oral history interview with Paulus Berensohn, 2009 March 20-21 digital asset number 1
Interviewee:
Berensohn, Paulus, 1933-
Interviewer:
Shapiro, Mark, 1955-
Subject:
Nanette L. Laitman Documentation Project for Craft and Decorative Arts in America
Place of publication, production, or execution:
North Carolina
Physical Description:
Transcript: 60 pages.
General Note:
Originally recorded on 4 SD memory cards. Reformated in 2010 as 7 digital wav files. Duration is 4 hr., 13 min.
Summary:
An interview of Paulus Berensohn conducted 2009 March 20-21, by Mark Shapiro, for the Archives of American Art's Nanette L. Laitman Documentation Project for Craft and Decorative Arts in America, at Berensohn's home and studio, in Penland, North Carolina.
Citation:
Quotes and excerpts must be cited as follows: Oral history interview with Paulus Berensohn, 2009 March 20-21. Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution.
Additional Forms:
Transcript available at Archives of American Art offices and through interlibrary loan.
Funding:
Funding for this interview was provided by the Nanette L. Laitman Documentation Project for Craft and Decorative Arts in America.
Biography Note:
Paulus Berensohn (1933- ) is an artist who works in clay and fiber, a poet, and author in Penland, N.C. Mark Shapiro (1955- ) is executive director of Lumina Art Gallery, in New York.
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 administrators.
Location Note:
Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution, 750 9th St. NW, Washington, D.C. 20001
Topic:
Ceramicists
Interviews
Poets
Sound recordings
Record number:
(DSI-AAA_CollID)15906
(DSI-AAA_SIRISBib)296474
AAA_collcode_berens09
Data Source:
Archives of American Art

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