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"Clay with Toshiko Takaezu", TV documentary

Catalog Data

Creator:
Devanney, David  Search this
Lewis, Russell F.  Search this
Type:
Videorecording
Date:
1974
Place of publication, production, or execution:
No place, unknown, or undetermined
Physical Description:
1 videocassette (U-Matic) ; 51 min., 6 sec.
Summary:
Recording begins with test screen. Content begins 00:00:36. Recording has occasional video noise. Content is a TV documentary "Clay with Toshiko Takaezu", created for Montgomery College Educational Television. Recording consists of Takaezu working at the pottery wheel, making large pots, while discussing and demonstrating her work, the materials and methods she uses, her hands and fingertips as the best tools, clay as a living material, the items and their character, and closed pots as musical instruments. Also included is silent footage of Takaezu's pottery.
Citation:
David Devanney and Russell F. Lewis. "Clay with Toshiko Takaezu", TV documentary, 1974. Richard Mower video collection, 1977-1982. Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution.
Additional Forms:
This item has been digitally reformatted. It is available by requesting an appointment in the Archives of American Art's reading rooms, or in certain situations as a Reproduction Request.
Use Note:
Current copyright status is undetermined
Location Note:
Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution Washington, D.C. 20560
Record number:
(DSI-AAA)25735
See more items in:
Richard Mower video collection, 1977-1982
Data Source:
Archives of American Art
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:AAADCD_item_25735