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Lia Cook papers, 1968-2012

Creator:
Cook, Lia, 1942-  Search this
Subject:
Allrich Gallery  Search this
B.Z. Wagman Gallery (St. Louis, Missouri)  Search this
Fiberworks, Center for the Textile Arts  Search this
Type:
Drawings
Citation:
Lia Cook papers, 1968-2012. Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution.
Topic:
Decorative arts  Search this
Women artists  Search this
Women painters  Search this
Women textile artists  Search this
Theme:
Craft  Search this
Women  Search this
Lives of artists  Search this
Record number:
(DSI-AAA_CollID)17335
(DSI-AAA_SIRISBib)379923
AAA_collcode_cooklia
Theme:
Craft
Women
Lives of artists
Data Source:
Archives of American Art
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:AAADCD_coll_379923
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Oral history interview with Lia Cook, 2006 August 22-29

Interviewee:
Cook, Lia, 1942-  Search this
Interviewer:
Baizerman, Suzanne  Search this
Subject:
Abakanowicz, Magdalena  Search this
Hicks, Sheila  Search this
Jacobi, Peter  Search this
Jacobi, Ritzi  Search this
Laky, Gyöngy  Search this
O'Banion, Nance  Search this
Rappaport, Deborah  Search this
Rossbach, Ed  Search this
Allrich Gallery  Search this
American Craft Council  Search this
College Art Association of America  Search this
European Textile Network  Search this
Hadler Galleries  Search this
Handarbetets vanner (Society)  Search this
Haystack Mountain School of Crafts  Search this
Konstfack (Stockholm, Sweden)  Search this
Nanette L. Laitman Documentation Project for Craft and Decorative Arts in America  Search this
Perimeter Gallery  Search this
University of California, Berkeley  Search this
Type:
Sound recordings
Interviews
Place:
Europe -- description and travel
Japan -- Description and Travel
Citation:
Quotes and excerpts must be cited as follows: Oral history interview with Lia Cook, 2006 August 22-29. Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution.
Topic:
Decorative arts  Search this
Art -- Study and teaching  Search this
Women artists  Search this
Women painters  Search this
Women textile artists  Search this
Theme:
Craft  Search this
Women  Search this
Record number:
(DSI-AAA_CollID)13568
(DSI-AAA_SIRISBib)266116
AAA_collcode_cook06
Theme:
Craft
Women
Data Source:
Archives of American Art
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:AAADCD_oh_266116
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Oral history interview with Lia Cook

Interviewee:
Cook, Lia, 1942-  Search this
Interviewer:
Baizerman, Suzanne  Search this
Creator:
Nanette L. Laitman Documentation Project for Craft and Decorative Arts in America  Search this
Names:
Allrich Gallery  Search this
American Craft Council  Search this
College Art Association of America  Search this
European Textile Network  Search this
Hadler Galleries  Search this
Handarbetets vanner (Society)  Search this
Haystack Mountain School of Crafts -- Faculty  Search this
Konstfack (Stockholm, Sweden)  Search this
Nanette L. Laitman Documentation Project for Craft and Decorative Arts in America  Search this
Perimeter Gallery  Search this
University of California, Berkeley -- Students  Search this
Abakanowicz, Magdalena  Search this
Hicks, Sheila, 1934-  Search this
Jacobi, Peter, 1935-  Search this
Jacobi, Ritzi, 1941-  Search this
Laky, Gyöngy, 1944-  Search this
O'Banion, Nance  Search this
Rappaport, Deborah  Search this
Rossbach, Ed  Search this
Extent:
36 Pages (Transcript)
Type:
Collection descriptions
Archival materials
Pages
Sound recordings
Interviews
Place:
Europe -- description and travel
Japan -- Description and Travel
Date:
2006 August 22-29
Scope and Contents:
An interview of Lia Cook conducted 2006 August 22-29, by Suzanne Baizerman, for the Archives of American Art's Nanette L. Laitman Documentation Project for Craft and Decorative Arts in America, in the artist's studio, in Berkeley, California.
Cook speaks of her childhood in California; studying political science at University of California, Berkeley; being strongly influenced by the textiles of Mexican cultures; studying weaving at Konstfack University College of Arts, Crafts and Design and Handarbetets Vänner in Stockholm, Sweden; attending graduate school at Berkeley under Ed Rossbach; a strong interest in photography; teaching experiences at Haystack Mountain School of Crafts; participating in the Lausanne International Biennial of Tapestry in Switzerland; the impact of the digital Jacquard loom on the development of her work; travels throughout Europe and Japan; commission work; experiences with Allrich Gallery, Hadler/Rodriguez Gallery, and Perimeter Gallery; series Fabric Landscape, Material Pleasure, Point of Touch, Presence/Absence, and Anatomy of a Portrait; her involvement with American Craft Council, European Textile Network, and College Art Association; and the importance of teaching in her life. Cook also recalls Gyongy Laky, Nance O'Banion, Deborah Rappaport, Sheila Hicks, Magdalena Abakanowicz, Peter and Ritzi Jacobi, and others.
Biographical / Historical:
Lia Cook (1942- ) is a textile painter of Berkeley, California. Suzanne Baizerman (1942- ) is an independent curator of Alameda, California.
General:
Originally recorded as 4 sound discs. Reformatted in 2010 as 11 digital wav files. Duration is 2 hr., 23 min.
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.
Restrictions:
Transcript available on the Archives of American Art website.
Occupation:
Fiber artists -- California -- Berkeley  Search this
Painters -- California -- Berkeley  Search this
Topic:
Decorative arts  Search this
Art -- Study and teaching  Search this
Women artists  Search this
Women painters  Search this
Women textile artists  Search this
Genre/Form:
Sound recordings
Interviews
Identifier:
AAA.cook06
Archival Repository:
Archives of American Art
GUID:
https://n2t.net/ark:/65665/mw91647bf42-c0b5-4fa9-87ad-2c6325c496b8
EDAN-URL:
ead_collection:sova-aaa-cook06
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Study for a "humpty dump" woven textile

Creator:
Cook, Lia, 1942-  Search this
Type:
Artworks
Date:
circa 1980
Citation:
Lia Cook. Study for a "humpty dump" woven textile, circa 1980. Lia Cook papers, 1968-2012. Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution.
Topic:
Textile design  Search this
Record number:
(DSI-AAA)20956
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Study for spatial ikat

Creator:
Cook, Lia, 1942-  Search this
Type:
Artworks
Date:
circa 1977
Citation:
Lia Cook. Study for spatial ikat, circa 1977. Lia Cook papers, 1968-2012. Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution.
Topic:
Textile design  Search this
Record number:
(DSI-AAA)20957
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Archives of American Art
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edanmdm:AAADCD_item_20957

Watercolor sketch of ikat pattern

Creator:
Cook, Lia, 1942-  Search this
Type:
Artworks
Date:
circa 1977
Citation:
Lia Cook. Watercolor sketch of ikat pattern, circa 1977. Lia Cook papers, 1968-2012. Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution.
Record number:
(DSI-AAA)20958
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Archives of American Art
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edanmdm:AAADCD_item_20958

Screen print of weaving pattern

Creator:
Cook, Lia, 1942-  Search this
Type:
Artworks
Date:
circa 1977
Citation:
Lia Cook. Screen print of weaving pattern, circa 1977. Lia Cook papers, 1968-2012. Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution.
Record number:
(DSI-AAA)20959
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Data Source:
Archives of American Art
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edanmdm:AAADCD_item_20959

Draft of essay about textile design

Creator:
Cook, Lia, 1942-  Search this
Type:
Writings
Date:
circa 1975
Citation:
Lia Cook. Draft of essay about textile design, circa 1975. Lia Cook papers, 1968-2012. Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution.
Topic:
Textile design  Search this
Record number:
(DSI-AAA)20962
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Data Source:
Archives of American Art
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:AAADCD_item_20962

Study for spatial ikat

Creator:
Cook, Lia, 1942-  Search this
Type:
Artworks
Date:
circa 1977
Citation:
Lia Cook. Study for spatial ikat, circa 1977. Lia Cook papers, 1968-2012. Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution.
Record number:
(DSI-AAA)21082
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Data Source:
Archives of American Art
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:AAADCD_item_21082

Study for spatial ikat

Creator:
Cook, Lia, 1942-  Search this
Type:
Artworks
Date:
circa 1977
Citation:
Lia Cook. Study for spatial ikat, circa 1977. Lia Cook papers, 1968-2012. Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution.
Topic:
Textile design  Search this
Record number:
(DSI-AAA)21083
See more items in:
Lia Cook papers, 1968-2012
Data Source:
Archives of American Art
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:AAADCD_item_21083

Study for a "humpty dump" woven textile

Creator:
Cook, Lia, 1942-  Search this
Type:
Artworks
Date:
circa 1980
Citation:
Lia Cook. Study for a "humpty dump" woven textile, circa 1980. Lia Cook papers, 1968-2012. Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution.
Record number:
(DSI-AAA)21084
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Data Source:
Archives of American Art
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edanmdm:AAADCD_item_21084

Samples for "crazy quilt" series

Creator:
Cook, Lia, 1942-  Search this
Type:
Artworks
Date:
1980s
Citation:
Lia Cook. Samples for "crazy quilt" series, 1980s. Lia Cook papers, 1968-2012. Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution.
Record number:
(DSI-AAA)22464
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Data Source:
Archives of American Art
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edanmdm:AAADCD_item_22464

Design sketch for crazy quilt

Creator:
Cook, Lia, 1942-  Search this
Type:
Artworks
Date:
1980s
Citation:
Lia Cook. Design sketch for crazy quilt, 1980s. Lia Cook papers, 1968-2012. Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution.
Record number:
(DSI-AAA)22465
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Archives of American Art
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edanmdm:AAADCD_item_22465

Drawing of crazy quilt

Creator:
Cook, Lia, 1942-  Search this
Type:
Artworks
Date:
1994
Citation:
Lia Cook. Drawing of crazy quilt, 1994. Lia Cook papers, 1968-2012. Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution.
Record number:
(DSI-AAA)22466
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Archives of American Art
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edanmdm:AAADCD_item_22466

The aesthetics of digital weaving : tactile sensibility in the art of Lia Cook and Grethe Sørensen / Maleyne M. Syracuse

Author:
Syracuse, Maleyne M.  Search this
Subject:
Cook, Lia 1942-  Search this
Sorensen, Grethe  Search this
Albers, Anni  Search this
Physical description:
iv, 180 leaves : illustrations (some color) ; 28 cm
Type:
Electronic resources
Theses
Date:
2015
Topic:
Textile design--History  Search this
Textile design--Computer-aided design  Search this
Textile fabrics--History  Search this
Jacquard weaving  Search this
Women weavers  Search this
Call number:
TS1475 .S97 2015
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_1051230

Lia Cook : material allusions / Inez Brooks-Myers

Title:
Material allusions
Author:
Brooks-Myers, Inez  Search this
Cook, Lia 1942-  Search this
Renwick Gallery  Search this
Oakland Museum of California  Search this
Subject:
Cook, Lia 1942- Exhibitions  Search this
Physical description:
ix, 56 p. : col. ill. ; 28 cm
Type:
Exhibitions
Place:
United States
Date:
1995
C1995
20th century
Topic:
Textile painting--History  Search this
Textile design--History  Search this
Call number:
NK9505.2.U54 C662 1995X
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_487885

Alvadaro Dye House

Collection Creator:
Cook, Lia, 1942-  Search this
Container:
Box 1, Folder 10
Type:
Archival materials
Date:
1974
Collection Restrictions:
Use of original papers requires an appointment and is limited to the Archives' Washington, D.C., Research Center. Use of archival audiovisual recordings and born-digital records with no duplicate copies requires advance notice.
Collection Citation:
Lia Cook papers, 1968-2012. Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution.
See more items in:
Lia Cook papers
Lia Cook papers / Series 3: Professional Files
Archival Repository:
Archives of American Art
GUID:
https://n2t.net/ark:/65665/mw9ee41de6c-51ec-450c-a708-2016770c2a0d
EDAN-URL:
ead_component:sova-aaa-cooklia-ref11

Artist Circle Limited

Collection Creator:
Cook, Lia, 1942-  Search this
Container:
Box 2, Folder 26
Type:
Archival materials
Date:
1990s
Collection Restrictions:
Use of original papers requires an appointment and is limited to the Archives' Washington, D.C., Research Center. Use of archival audiovisual recordings and born-digital records with no duplicate copies requires advance notice.
Collection Citation:
Lia Cook papers, 1968-2012. Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution.
See more items in:
Lia Cook papers
Lia Cook papers / Series 4: Gallery and Exhibition Files / 4.1: Gallery Files
Archival Repository:
Archives of American Art
GUID:
https://n2t.net/ark:/65665/mw9f8ffb263-2a6b-49b1-9636-b70d158ff5d5
EDAN-URL:
ead_component:sova-aaa-cooklia-ref118

Elements Gallery

Collection Creator:
Cook, Lia, 1942-  Search this
Container:
Box 2, Folder 39
Type:
Archival materials
Date:
circa 1980s
Collection Restrictions:
Use of original papers requires an appointment and is limited to the Archives' Washington, D.C., Research Center. Use of archival audiovisual recordings and born-digital records with no duplicate copies requires advance notice.
Collection Citation:
Lia Cook papers, 1968-2012. Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution.
See more items in:
Lia Cook papers
Lia Cook papers / Series 4: Gallery and Exhibition Files / 4.1: Gallery Files
Archival Repository:
Archives of American Art
GUID:
https://n2t.net/ark:/65665/mw90eea3f8f-ac19-42bd-8d05-b57350f1b070
EDAN-URL:
ead_component:sova-aaa-cooklia-ref130

Helen Drutt Gallery

Collection Creator:
Cook, Lia, 1942-  Search this
Container:
Box 2, Folder 54
Type:
Archival materials
Date:
1987
Collection Restrictions:
Use of original papers requires an appointment and is limited to the Archives' Washington, D.C., Research Center. Use of archival audiovisual recordings and born-digital records with no duplicate copies requires advance notice.
Collection Citation:
Lia Cook papers, 1968-2012. Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution.
See more items in:
Lia Cook papers
Lia Cook papers / Series 4: Gallery and Exhibition Files / 4.1: Gallery Files
Archival Repository:
Archives of American Art
GUID:
https://n2t.net/ark:/65665/mw911d70adf-2e7c-44da-b1bb-6778f240ab9e
EDAN-URL:
ead_component:sova-aaa-cooklia-ref144

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