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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.
Topic:
Art -- Study and teaching  Search this
Decorative arts  Search this
Looms  Search this
Photography  Search this
Political science -- Study and teaching  Search this
Textile fabrics -- Mexico  Search this
Weaving -- Equipment and supplies  Search this
Weaving -- Study and teaching  Search this
Women artists  Search this
Genre/Form:
Sound recordings
Interviews
Identifier:
AAA.cook06
Archival Repository:
Archives of American Art
EDAN-URL:
ead_collection:sova-aaa-cook06

Oral history interview with Moira Roth

Interviewee:
Roth, Moira  Search this
Interviewer:
Heinemann, Sue  Search this
Creator:
Elizabeth Murray Oral History of Women in the Visual Arts Project  Search this
Names:
Elizabeth Murray Oral History of Women in the Visual Arts Project  Search this
London School of Economics and Political Science -- Students  Search this
University of California, Berkeley -- Students  Search this
University of Vienna -- Students  Search this
Women's Caucus for Art  Search this
Antin, Eleanor  Search this
Baca, Judith Francisca  Search this
Bernardi, Claudia  Search this
Chadwick, Whitney  Search this
Chicago, Judy, 1939-  Search this
Duchamp, Marcel, 1887-1968  Search this
Jacob, Mary Jane  Search this
Kaprow, Allan  Search this
Kozloff, Joyce  Search this
Lacy, Suzanne  Search this
Lippard, Lucy R.  Search this
Machida, Margo  Search this
Nochlin, Linda  Search this
Ringgold, Faith  Search this
Schapiro, Miriam, 1923-2015  Search this
Selz, Peter Howard, 1919-2019  Search this
Stevens, May  Search this
Extent:
5 Items (Sound recording, master: 5 memory cards (6 hr., 9 min.), secure digital, 1.25 in)
81 Pages (Transcript)
Type:
Collection descriptions
Archival materials
Pages
Sound recordings
Interviews
Place:
Cornwall (England : County) -- Description and Travel
Europe -- description and travel
Date:
2011 April 22-24
Scope and Contents:
An interview of Moira Roth conducted 2011 April 22- 24, by Sue Heinemann, for the Archives of American Art's Elizabeth Murray Oral History Project, at Roth's home, in Berkeley, California.
Roth discusses her childhood and family background; her "unconventional" mother attending the London School of Economics; her "romantic childhood" growing up in Cornwall, England; her family's move to Letchworth for her to attend St. Christopher, a Montessori school; taking in evacuees from London during the Battle of Britain in 1940; childhood colored with European culture, Jewish culture, and music; at 17 moving from England to Washington, D.C., to live with her Irish father who was working for the International Monetary Fund; her early "passion for travelling"; moving to New York City in 1952; meeting John Cage; her autobiographical writings; travels in Europe; studies at the University of Vienna and the London School of Economics; deciding to be a psychiatric social worker; majoring in sociology with a minor in art history; attending graduate school in art history; her interest in Duchamp; doctoral studies at the University of California, Berkeley; interviewing artists; her marriage to Bill Roth; teaching; early publications; performances at the Woman's Building in the late 1970s; editing the book "The Amazing Decade: Women & Performance Art in America, 1970-1980" (1983); traveling with Faith Ringgold; friendships with Linda Nochlin, May Stevens, Lucy Lippard and others; experimental theater; her interest in Noh theater; the Women's Caucus for Art at CAA; The Poor Farm contemporary art space; living in the Bay Area; "rethinking feminism in terms of Asian-American Women"; globalism; the fictional character she created, Rachel Marker; and other topics. She recalls Joyce Kozloff, Miriam Schapiro, Judy Chicago, Judy Baca, Claudia Bernardi, Eleanor Antin, Margo Machida, Mary Jane Jacob, Annika Marie, Whitney Chadwick, Suzanne Lacy, Allan Kaprow, Peter Selz, and others.
Biographical / Historical:
Moira Roth (1933- ) is an art historian and writer in Berkeley, California.
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:
Art historians -- California -- Interviews  Search this
Authors -- California -- Berkeley  Search this
Topic:
Art -- History -- Study and teaching  Search this
Asian American women  Search this
Britain, Battle of, Great Britain, 1940  Search this
Experimental theater  Search this
Feminism  Search this
Nō  Search this
Sociology -- Study and teaching  Search this
World War, 1939-1945 -- Aerial operations  Search this
World War, 1939-1945 -- Evacuation of civilians  Search this
World War, 1939-1945 -- Refugees  Search this
Genre/Form:
Sound recordings
Interviews
Identifier:
AAA.roth11
Archival Repository:
Archives of American Art
EDAN-URL:
ead_collection:sova-aaa-roth11

Oral history interview with Moira Roth, 2011 April 22-24

Interviewee:
Roth, Moira, 1933-  Search this
Interviewer:
Heinemann, Sue  Search this
Subject:
Antin, Eleanor  Search this
Baca, Judith Francisca  Search this
Bernardi, Claudia  Search this
Chadwick, Whitney  Search this
Chicago, Judy  Search this
Duchamp, Marcel  Search this
Jacob, Mary Jane  Search this
Kaprow, Allan  Search this
Kozloff, Joyce  Search this
Lacy, Suzanne  Search this
Lippard, Lucy R.  Search this
Machida, Margo  Search this
Nochlin, Linda  Search this
Ringgold, Faith  Search this
Schapiro, Miriam  Search this
Selz, Peter Howard  Search this
Stevens, May  Search this
Elizabeth Murray Oral History of Women in the Visual Arts Project  Search this
London School of Economics and Political Science  Search this
University of California, Berkeley  Search this
University of Vienna  Search this
Women's Caucus for Art  Search this
Type:
Sound recordings
Interviews
Place:
Cornwall (England : County) -- Description and travel
Europe -- description and travel
Topic:
Art -- History -- Study and teaching  Search this
Asian American women  Search this
Britain, Battle of, Great Britain, 1940  Search this
Experimental theater  Search this
Feminism  Search this
Nō  Search this
Sociology -- Study and teaching  Search this
World War, 1939-1945 -- Aerial operations  Search this
World War, 1939-1945 -- Evacuation of civilians  Search this
World War, 1939-1945 -- Refugees  Search this
Record number:
(DSI-AAA_CollID)15938
(DSI-AAA_SIRISBib)300234
AAA_collcode_roth11
Theme:
Women
Data Source:
Archives of American Art
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:AAADCD_oh_300234

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
Topic:
Art -- Study and teaching  Search this
Decorative arts  Search this
Looms  Search this
Photography  Search this
Political science -- Study and teaching  Search this
Textile fabrics -- Mexico  Search this
Weaving -- Equipment and supplies  Search this
Weaving -- Study and teaching  Search this
Women artists  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
Online Media:

Public culture, cultural identity, cultural policy comparative perspectives Kevin V. Mulcahy

Author:
Mulcahy, Kevin V  Search this
Physical description:
1 online resource (243 pages)
Type:
Electronic resources
Electronic books
Aufsatzsammlung
Date:
2017
Topic:
Cultural policy  Search this
Culture--Study and teaching  Search this
Group identity  Search this
POLITICAL SCIENCE--Public Policy--Cultural Policy  Search this
SOCIAL SCIENCE--Anthropology--Cultural  Search this
SOCIAL SCIENCE--Popular Culture  Search this
Kulturelle Identität  Search this
Kulturpolitik  Search this
Call number:
HM623 .M84 2017 (Internet)
Restrictions & Rights:
1-user.
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_1145608

The teaching of civics as an agency for community interest and citizenship by John James Tigert, United States commissioner of education

Author:
Tigert, John James 1882-1965  Search this
Physical description:
10 pages 22 cm
Type:
Books
Date:
1921
Topic:
Citizenship  Search this
Civics--Study and teaching  Search this
Political science--Study and teaching  Search this
Call number:
JK1759.T4X
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_286865

American Indian tribal governments : a two- or three-day activity for students grades 8-12 [...] / prepared by the Department of Human Relations, Madison Metropolitan School District

Author:
Gudinas, Ruth A. 1931-  Search this
Madison Metropolitan School District Department of Human Relations  Search this
Physical description:
ii, 62 pages : illustrations ; 28 cm
Type:
Books
Place:
Wisconsin
Date:
1983
[©1983]
Topic:
Indians of North America--Politics and government--Study and teaching  Search this
Call number:
E98.T77 A45 1983
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_1089726

African and Asian studies

Title:
AAS
Physical description:
v. ; 24 cm
Type:
Electronic resources
Periodicals
Place:
Africa
Asia
Date:
2002
C2002-
Topic:
Study and teaching  Search this
Call number:
DT1 .A376
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_697055

Johns Hopkins University studies in historical and political science. Volume 2, Institutions and economics. 1884

Author:
Johns Hopkins University  Search this
Subject:
Adams, Samuel 1722-1803  Search this
Physical description:
1 v. (various pagings) ; 25 cm
Type:
Books
Place:
United States
Date:
1884
Topic:
History--Study and teaching (Higher)  Search this
Economics--Study and teaching (Higher)  Search this
Political science--Study and teaching (Higher)  Search this
Call number:
HM36 .J65 1884
HM36.J65 1884
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_446130

The strength of a people : the idea of an informed citizenry in America, 1650-1870 / Richard D. Brown

Author:
Brown, Richard D  Search this
Physical description:
xvii, 252 p. : ill. ; 25 cm
Type:
Books
Place:
United States
Date:
1996
C1996
Topic:
Political science--History  Search this
Political socialization--History  Search this
Freedom of information--History  Search this
Civics--Study and teaching--History  Search this
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_492233

European schools of history and politics; by Andrew D. White

Author:
White, Andrew Dickson 1832-1918  Search this
Johns Hopkins University  Search this
Physical description:
76 p. 25 cm
Type:
Books
Date:
1887
Topic:
History--Study and teaching  Search this
Political science--Study and teaching  Search this
Economics--Study and teaching  Search this
Call number:
JS1265 .A53 1887
JS1265.A53 1887
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_348816

Science and the university, edited by Boyd R. Keenan

Author:
Keenan, Boyd R  Search this
Purdue University Department of Political Science  Search this
Physical description:
x, 207 p. illus., map. 24 cm
Type:
Books
Place:
United States
Date:
1966
Topic:
Science--Study and teaching  Search this
Call number:
Q183.5.P9 K26
Q183.5.P9K26
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_26363

Education for citizen responsibilities; the roles of anthropology, economics, geography, history,philosophy, political science, psychology, sociology, edited by Franklin L. Burdette. [By] John M. Clark, Lloyd Allen Cook and Stuart A. Queen [and others] ... with an introduction by Samuel R. Harr ell

Author:
Burdette, Franklin L. 1911-  Search this
Clark, John Maurice 1884-  Search this
National Foundation for Education in American Citizenship  Search this
National Council for the Social Studies  Search this
Physical description:
2 p. l., [vii]-xiii, 126 p. diagrs. 24 cm
Type:
Books
Date:
1942
[1942]
Topic:
Civics--Study and teaching  Search this
Citizenship  Search this
Social sciences  Search this
Call number:
JA88.U5 B95
JA88.U5B95
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_47571

The African diaspora and the disciplines / edited by Tejumola Olaniyan and James H. Sweet

Author:
Olaniyan, Tejumola  Search this
Sweet, James H (James Hoke)  Search this
Physical description:
viii, 363 p. ; 25 cm
Type:
Congresses
Date:
2010
C2010
Topic:
African diaspora--Study and teaching (Higher)  Search this
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_947886

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