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Hallman, Ted, 1933-  Search this
Drutt, Helen Williams  Search this
Barnett, Michael  Search this
Grotell, Maija  Search this
Karnes, Karen  Search this
Mills, Kenneth  Search this
Parrott, Alice Kagawa  Search this
Rolf, Ida  Search this
Takaezu, Toshiko  Search this
Tawney, Lenore  Search this
Webb, Aileen O.  Search this
Zeisler, Claire  Search this
Znamerowski, Nell  Search this
Art Institute of Chicago  Search this
Moore College of Art  Search this
Nanette L. Laitman Documentation Project for Craft and Decorative Arts in America  Search this
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4 Cassettes, Sound recording (3 hr., 42 min.), analog; 73 Pages, Transcript
An interview of Ted Hallman conducted 2006 May 23 and 2008 June 3, by Helen Drutt English, for the Archives of American Art's Nanette L. Laitman Documentation Project for Craft and Decorative Arts in America, at Hallman's home, in Lederach, Pennsylvania.
Hallman speaks of working with transparent materials; teaching at Moore College and the Chicago Institute of Art; family influences in teaching and art; music and his art; interest in the body; traveling; shifts in modern textile art. Hallman also recalls Kenneth Mills, Ida Rolf, Alice Parrott, Michael Barnett, Claire Zeisler, Toshiko Takaezu, Maija Grotell, Aileen O. Webb, Nell Znamerowski, Karen Karnes, Lenore Tawney, and others.
Quotes and excerpts must be cited as follows: Oral history interview with Ted Hallman, 2006 May 23-2008 June 3. Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution.
Funding for this interview was provided by the Nanette L. Laitman Documentation Project for Craft and Decorative Arts in America. 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:
Ted Hallman (1933- ) is a fiber artist in Lederach, Pennsylvania. Helen Williams Drutt English (1930- ) is a professor, scholar, and founder and director of Helen Drutt Gallery in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania.
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English .
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.
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Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution, 750 9th St. NW, Washington, D.C. 20001
Art and music  Search this
Fiber artists -- Pennsylvania -- Interviews.  Search this
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Archives of American Art