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Filipowski, Richard E., 1923-2008  Search this
Brown, Robert F  Search this
Harvard University. Graduate School of Design  Search this
Massachusetts Institute of Technology  Search this
Chicago School of Design  Search this
Sound recordings
Place of publication, production, or execution:
United States
Physical Description:
143 Pages, Transcript
General Note:
Originally recorded as 6 cassette tapes. Reformatted in 2010 as 11 digital wav files. Duration is 6 hrs., 48 min.
An interview of Richard E. Filipowski conducted 1989 Sept. 25-1990 Mar. 14, by Robert Brown for the Archives of American Art. Filipowski discusses his early childhood in Poland; immigration and childhood in Ontario, Canada; attending the Chicago School of Design (formerly New Bauhaus) under Laszlo Moholy-Nagy; freelance work in Chicago; teaching at the School of Design, at the Harvard University Graduate School of Design, and at MIT; his sculpture; and associations with Walter Gropius, Joseph Hudnut, Robert Preusser, Lawrence Anderson, Gyorgy Kepes, and Pietro Belluschi.
Quotes and excerpts must be cited as follows: Oral history interview with Richard E. Filipowski, 1989 Sept. 25-1990 Mar. 14. 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.
Biography Note:
Richard E. Filipowski (1923-2008) was a sculptor, designer, filmmaker, and educator in Massachusetts.
Language Note:
English .
These interviews are 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
Sculptors -- Massachusetts -- Interviews  Search this
Designers -- Massachusetts -- Interviews  Search this
Filmmakers -- Massachusetts -- Interviews  Search this
Sculpture, Modern -- 20th century -- United States  Search this
Design -- Study and teaching  Search this
Chicago's Art-Related Archival Materials: A Terra Foundation Resource  Search this
Record number:
Chicago's Art-Related Archival Materials: A Terra Foundation Resource
Data Source:
Archives of American Art