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Oral history interview with John Cederquist, 2009 April 14-15

Interviewee:
Cederquist, John, 1946-  Search this
Cederquist, John, 1946-  Search this
Interviewer:
Riedel, Mija, 1958-  Search this
Subject:
Bennett, Garry Knox  Search this
Clark, Garth  Search this
Cooke, Edward S.  Search this
Danto, Arthur Coleman  Search this
Gaines, Tom  Search this
Hughes, Robert  Search this
Makepeace, John  Search this
Maruyama, Wendy  Search this
Parrasch, Franklin  Search this
Smith, Roberta  Search this
Snidecor, John  Search this
Straight, Bob  Search this
Straight, Chris  Search this
Turnbull, George  Search this
Zuecher, Gary  Search this
California State University  Search this
Franklin Parrasch Gallery  Search this
Museum of Fine Arts, Boston  Search this
Nanette L. Laitman Documentation Project for Craft and Decorative Arts in America  Search this
Oakland Museum  Search this
Saddleback College  Search this
Type:
Sound recordings
Interviews
Topic:
Art -- Study and teaching  Search this
Decorative arts  Search this
Furniture designers -- California -- Interviews  Search this
Sculptors -- California -- Interviews  Search this
Woodworkers -- California -- Interviews.  Search this
Theme:
Craft  Search this
Architecture & Design  Search this
Record number:
(DSI-AAA_CollID)15662
(DSI-AAA_SIRISBib)282437
AAA_collcode_cederq09
Theme:
Craft
Architecture & Design
Data Source:
Archives of American Art
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:AAADCD_oh_282437
Online Media:

Louise

Artist:
Bob Trotman, born Winston-Salem, NC 1947  Search this
Sitter:
unidentified  Search this
unidentified  Search this
Medium:
bleached, dyed, and pigmented limewood and maple, casters, and rubber
Dimensions:
53 5/8 x 36 1/4 x 35 3/4 in. (136.3 x 92.2 x 90.8 cm)
Type:
Decorative Arts
Crafts
Date:
1997
Topic:
Portrait female\waist length  Search this
Portrait female\Louise  Search this
Credit Line:
Smithsonian American Art Museum, Gift of an anonymous donor and the Franklin Parrasch Gallery, New York
Object number:
1998.65
Restrictions & Rights:
Usage conditions apply
See more items in:
Smithsonian American Art Museum Collection
Department:
Renwick Gallery
Data Source:
Smithsonian American Art Museum
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/vk76ec8ad01-fe82-4336-82ff-1ec1dc3e63ba
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:saam_1998.65

Lake Summer

Artist:
Cynthia Schira, born Pittsfield, MA 1934  Search this
Medium:
woven and painted linen, rayon, and mixed fibers
Dimensions:
33 3/4 x 32 3/4 in. (85.8 x 83.3 cm.)
Type:
Decorative Arts-Fiber
Crafts
Date:
1991
Topic:
Abstract  Search this
Landscape\lake  Search this
Landscape\season\summer  Search this
Credit Line:
Smithsonian American Art Museum, Gift of an anonymous donor and the Franklin Parrasch Gallery
Object number:
1996.10
Restrictions & Rights:
Usage conditions apply
See more items in:
Smithsonian American Art Museum Collection
Department:
Renwick Gallery
Data Source:
Smithsonian American Art Museum
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/vk776b84f77-810c-4791-b477-8c4e43e50e47
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:saam_1996.10

Franklin Parrasch Gallery

Collection Creator:
Allan Frumkin Gallery  Search this
Container:
Box 25, Folder 8
Type:
Archival materials
Date:
1998-2007
Collection Restrictions:
Use of original papers requires an appointment and is limited to the Archives' Washington, D.C., Research Center.
Collection Rights:
The Archives of American Art makes its archival collections available for non-commercial, educational and personal use unless restricted by copyright and/or donor restrictions, including but not limited to access and publication restrictions. AAA makes no representations concerning such rights and restrictions and it is the user's responsibility to determine whether rights or restrictions exist and to obtain any necessary permission to access, use, reproduce and publish the collections. Please refer to the Smithsonian's Terms of Use for additional information.
Collection Citation:
Allan Frumkin Gallery records, 1880, 1944-2016. Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution.
See more items in:
Allan Frumkin Gallery records
Allan Frumkin Gallery records / Series 8: Frumkin Family Papers / 8.5: Art Collection / Loans
Archival Repository:
Archives of American Art
EDAN-URL:
ead_component:sova-aaa-allafrum-ref319

Franklin Parrasch Gallery

Collection Creator:
Cook, Lia, 1942-  Search this
Container:
Box 2, Folder 46
Type:
Archival materials
Date:
1993-1994
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.
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Lia Cook papers
Lia Cook papers / Series 4: Gallery and Exhibition Files / 4.1: Gallery Files
Archival Repository:
Archives of American Art
EDAN-URL:
ead_component:sova-aaa-cooklia-ref137

Oral history interview with John Cederquist

Interviewee:
Cederquist, John  Search this
Interviewer:
Riedel, Mija, 1958-  Search this
Creator:
Nanette L. Laitman Documentation Project for Craft and Decorative Arts in America  Search this
Names:
California State University -- Students  Search this
Franklin Parrasch Gallery  Search this
Museum of Fine Arts, Boston  Search this
Nanette L. Laitman Documentation Project for Craft and Decorative Arts in America  Search this
Oakland Museum  Search this
Saddleback College -- Faculty  Search this
Bennett, Garry Knox, 1934-  Search this
Clark, Garth, 1947-  Search this
Cooke, Edward S., 1954-  Search this
Danto, Arthur Coleman, 1924-  Search this
Gaines, Tom  Search this
Hughes, Robert  Search this
Makepeace, John  Search this
Maruyama, Wendy, 1952-  Search this
Parrasch, Franklin  Search this
Smith, Roberta  Search this
Snidecor, John  Search this
Straight, Bob  Search this
Straight, Chris  Search this
Turnbull, George  Search this
Zuecher, Gary  Search this
Extent:
11 Items (Sound recording: 11 sound files (4 hr., 54 min.), digital, wav file)
111 Pages (Transcript)
Type:
Collection descriptions
Archival materials
Pages
Sound recordings
Interviews
Date:
2009 April 14-15
Scope and Contents:
An interview of John Cederquist conducted 2009 April 14-15, by Mija Riedel, for the Archives of American Art's Nanette L. Laitman Documentation Project for Craft and Decorative Arts in America, at Cederquist's studio, in San Clemente, California.
John Cederquist speaks of his recent series Dollar Bill; his long-standing interest in perspective and use of tool imagery in his work; his childhood in Southern California; his early interest in art through custom car art; high school art instruction and focusing on craft; earning undergraduate and graduate degrees at California State University, Long Beach in the late 1960s and early 1970s; teaching at Saddleback College, Mission Viejo, California, starting in the early 1970s; work in wood and leather; other brief teaching jobs in Southern California universities; early exhibitions; exhibition and demonstrations at Parnham House, Beaminster, England, 1978; starting to teach perspective at Saddleback; Number One; the Egg and the Eye gallery/cafe, Los Angeles, California; Game Table [1982]; Auntie Macassar Goes West, 1987-88; philosophical and aesthetic differences between wood artists on the East and West coasts; exhibition: "Material Evidence: Master Craftsmen Explore ColorCore," Workbench: the Gallery, New York, New York, 1984; "California Woodworking," the Oakland Museum [of California, 1980; Thonet catalog as source material]; influence of animation in film and television; the perceptual and conceptual issues in translating two dimensions into three, and vice versa; the nature of illusion and perception; inclusion of work in an exhibition at the Museum of Fine Arts, Boston, 1989; the influence of How to Wrap Five Eggs: Traditional Japanese Packaging, Hideyuki Oka, Trumbull, Connecticut: Weatherhill, 1967; use of the Thomas Chippendale book (1754) as source material; subtle influence of cubism on Ghost Boy [1992] piece; his choice of furniture as the vehicle for his aesthetic exploration; series Furniture That Builds Itself (1991-2007), and continued influence of cartoons and animation; his choice of different kinds of wood; series How to Wrap Five Crates; series Kimonos and the influence of Japanese aesthetics; When Machines Dream of Hokusai [1995]: Road to Dreamland; series Wave (early to mid-1990s), and Tubular [1990], the first in the series; series Kosode; series This Is Not Lunch; historical Japanese tattoos as a source of inspiration; "Furniture That Builds Itself," Franklin Parrasch Gallery, New York, New York, 2003; sense of humor and "goofiness" in his work; Flat Foot Floogie Builds a Bench. [2003]; influence of photography on his work; his pieces as functional furniture and the artistic potential therein; social commentary in his recent Kosode pieces; Heavenly Victory; how his pieces get named; "The Art of John Cederquist: Reality of Illusion," Oakland Museum of California, 1999-2000; Breakthrough series: Steamer, early 1990s; Top Drawer (1985); Space Age Wave Machine (1999); use of thick wood instead of veneer; strengths and weaknesses of a university setting for art studies; the importance of being part of the craft movement; the role of Garth Clark's gallery in the movement; the importance of working with the Franklin Parrasch gallery; his admiration for art critic Robert Hughes; the role of online media in art journalism and criticism and journalism. He also recalls Gary Zuercher, Franklin Parrasch, John Snidecor, George Turnbull, John Makepeace, Edward S. Cooke, Garry Knox Bennett, Wendy Maruyama, Tom Gaines, Bob and Chris Straight, Arthur Danto, and Roberta Smith.
Biographical / Historical:
John Cederquist (1946- ) creates fine art furniture and wood sculpture. Cederquist is known for using trompe l'oeil in his work. He was educated at Long Beach State University and teaches at Saddleback College.
General:
Originally recorded on 3 sound discs. Reformatted in 2010 as 11 digital wav files. Duration is 4 hr., 54 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:
Cabinetmakers -- California -- Interviews  Search this
Topic:
Art -- Study and teaching  Search this
Decorative arts  Search this
Furniture designers -- California -- Interviews  Search this
Sculptors -- California -- Interviews  Search this
Woodworkers -- California -- Interviews.  Search this
Genre/Form:
Sound recordings
Interviews
Identifier:
AAA.cederq09
Archival Repository:
Archives of American Art
EDAN-URL:
ead_collection:sova-aaa-cederq09

TL.49.1989, Franklin Parrasch Galleries

Collection Creator::
National Museum of American Art. Office of Registration and Collections Management  Search this
Container:
Box 32 of 34
Type:
Archival materials
Collection Citation:
Smithsonian Institution Archives, Accession 97-001, National Museum of American Art. Office of Registration and Collections Management, Records
See more items in:
Records
Records / Box 32
Archival Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives
EDAN-URL:
ead_component:sova-sia-fa97-001-refidd1e8938

A Tribute to Daniel Jackson : May 20, 1989-June 17, 1989

Author:
Franklin Parrasch Gallery  Search this
Subject:
Jackson, Daniel Exhibitions  Search this
Physical description:
[8] p. : ill., port. ; 24 cm
Type:
Exhibitions
Place:
United States
Date:
1989
[1989]
Topic:
Furniture design  Search this
Call number:
NK2439.J12 T82 1989
NK2439.J12T82 1989
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_440201

Stephen de Staebler : recent work

Author:
De Staebler, Stephen 1933-2011-  Search this
Franklin Parrasch Gallery  Search this
Subject:
DeStaebler, Stephen 1933-  Search this
Physical description:
[8] p. : col. ill. ; 26 cm
Type:
Exhibitions
Place:
California
Date:
1998
[1998]
20th century
Topic:
Sculpture  Search this
Call number:
NB237.D49 A4 1998
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_828864

Stephen De Staebler : major works from the 1980's

Author:
De Staebler, Stephen 1933-2011-  Search this
Franklin Parrasch Gallery  Search this
Subject:
DeStaebler, Stephen 1933-  Search this
Physical description:
[10] p. : col. ill. ; 26 cm
Type:
Books
Exhibitions
Date:
1999
C1999
Call number:
NB237.D49 A4 1999
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_829996

Ken Price, new work

Author:
Price, Kenneth 1935-2012  Search this
Franklin Parrasch Gallery  Search this
Subject:
Price, Kenneth 1935-  Search this
Physical description:
1 v. (unpaged) : col. ill. ; 26 cm
Type:
Exhibitions
Exhibition catalogues
Place:
United States
Date:
2001
20th century
Topic:
Ceramic sculpture  Search this
Call number:
NK4210.P74 A4 2001
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_746741

Ken Price : recent work / catalogue design, Tera Cederquist

Title:
Recent work
Author:
Price, Kenneth 1935-2012  Search this
Cederquist, Tera  Search this
Franklin Parrasch Gallery  Search this
Subject:
Price, Kenneth 1935-  Search this
Physical description:
[12] p. : col. ill. ; 20 x 23 cm
Type:
Exhibitions
Place:
United States
Date:
1997
20th century
Topic:
Ceramic sculpture  Search this
Call number:
NK4028.P75 A4 1997
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_764567

Randy Shull

Author:
Shull, Randy  Search this
Franklin Parrasch Gallery  Search this
Subject:
Shull, Randy Exhibitions  Search this
Physical description:
[8] p. : chiefly col. ill. ; 26 cm
Type:
Books
Date:
1995
[1995]
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_623717

The endowed chair / Terry Adkins ... [et al.] ; essay by Arthur C. Danto

Author:
Adkins, Terry 1953-  Search this
Danto, Arthur C. 1924-2013  Search this
Franklin Parrasch Gallery  Search this
Physical description:
1 v. (unpaged) : ill. (some col.) ; 27 cm
Type:
Exhibitions
Place:
United States
Date:
1992
C1992
20th century
Topic:
Chairs--History  Search this
Call number:
NK2715 .E56 1992
NK2715.E56 1992
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_431832

William Harper, self-portraits of the artist sacred & profane / essay by Jane Addams Allen

Author:
Harper, William 1944-  Search this
Allen, Jane Addams  Search this
Franklin Parrasch Gallery  Search this
Subject:
Harper, William 1944-  Search this
Physical description:
1 v. (unpaged) : chiefly col. ill. ; 23 cm
Type:
Exhibitions
Place:
United States
Date:
1991
20th century
Topic:
Enamel and enameling--History--Exhibitions  Search this
Jewelry--History  Search this
Call number:
NK7398.H36 F831 1991
NK7398.H29 A42 1991
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_468205

Franklin Parrasch Galleries (Washington, D.C.) [Folder]

Additional name:
Parrasch Galleries  Search this
Contents:
Folder(s) may include exhibition announcements, newspaper and/or magazine clippings, press releases, brochures, reviews, invitations, illustrations, resumes, artist's statements, exhibition catalogs.
Place:
Washington (D.C.)
Topic:
Art Organizations  Search this
Location:
Art & Artist files at the Smithsonian American Art Museum/ National Portrait Gallery Library
Data source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:SILAF_105575

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