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Ed Dwight Interview

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Creator:
Anacostia Neighborhood Museum
Subject:
Dwight, Edward Jr. 1933-
Anacostia Community Museum
Anacostia Neighborhood Museum
Physical description:
2 open reel 1/4 inch sound recording
Culture:
African American
Type:
Sound recordings
Interviews
Place:
Anacostia (Washington, D.C.)
Washington (D.C.)
United States
Date:
1970
Circa 1970s
Notes:
Title created by ACMA based on transcription from physical asset and contents of recording.
Summary:
Sculptor Ed Dwight talks about his work and process. He provides detailed description of working with wax and bronze, modeling, casting, working with molds, and other sculpting techniques and processes. Dwight also speaks of the Black Frontier Spirit Series exhibit, at the behest of the National Park Service, at the St. Louis Arch Museum; using bronze to tell stories of African Americans; discovering lack of African American artists when he was studying art and artists; artistic heritage of Africans; and study of black man as accomplisher, creator, image maker, and sculptor.
Interview. Part of ACM Museum Events, PR, and Ceremonies Recordings. Undated.
Cite as:
Ed Dwight Interview, Record Group AV09-023, Anacostia Community Museum Archives, Smithsonian Institution
Topic:
African Americans
Sculptors
African American sculptors
Sculpture
African American artists
Local number:
ACMA AV003286-1
ACMA AV003286-2
ACMA AV003308
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Data Source:
Anacostia Community Museum Archives
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