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Florence Forst papers regarding Sue Fuller

Creator:
Fuller, Sue, 1914-  Search this
Names:
Forst, Florence  Search this
Extent:
0.2 Linear feet
Type:
Collection descriptions
Archival materials
Date:
1958-1994
Summary:
The Florence Forst papers regarding Sue Fuller measures 0.2 linear feet and date from 1958 to 1994. The bulk of the papers consist of letters written by Fuller to Forst and also include scattered biographical material, photographic material, and printed material.
Scope and Contents:
The Florence Forst papers regarding Sue Fuller measures 0.2 linear feet and date from 1958 to 1994. The bulk of the papers consist of letters written by Fuller to Forst and also include scattered biographical material, photographic material, and printed material.
Biographical / Historical:
Sue Fuller (1914-2006) was a sculptor and printmaker from Southampton, New York. She is known for her sculptural works created with string and thread.

Florence Forst (1919-2005) was a ceramicist from the Chicago, Illinois. She created experimental pottery which was shown at the Museum of Modern Art in 1946.
Related Materials:
The Archives of American Art also holds the Priscilla Cunningham papers regarding Sue Fuller, 1982-2006.
Provenance:
Donated 1994 by Florence Forst, a longtime friend of Fuller.
Restrictions:
This collection is open for research. Access to original papers requires an appointment and is limited to the Archives' Washington, D.C. Research Center.
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.
Occupation:
Sculptors -- New York (State) -- Southhampton  Search this
Printmakers -- New York (State) -- Southhampton  Search this
Topic:
Feminism and art  Search this
Women artists  Search this
Women sculptors  Search this
Women printmakers  Search this
Citation:
Florence Forst papers regarding Sue Fuller, 1958-1994. Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution.
Identifier:
AAA.fullsue
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Florence Forst papers regarding Sue Fuller
Archival Repository:
Archives of American Art
GUID:
https://n2t.net/ark:/65665/mw99738444d-3f94-4d23-9d33-70c41179757b
EDAN-URL:
ead_collection:sova-aaa-fullsue

Oral history interview with Sue Fuller

Interviewee:
Fuller, Sue, 1914-  Search this
Interviewer:
Cummings, Paul  Search this
Names:
Carnegie Institute of Technology -- Students  Search this
Columbia University. Teachers College -- Students  Search this
Society of American Etchers  Search this
Albers, Josef  Search this
Arms, John Taylor, 1887-1953  Search this
D'Amico, Victor, 1904-1987  Search this
Dewey, John, 1859-1952  Search this
Hofmann, Hans, 1880-1966  Search this
Lejwa, Madeleine Chalette, 1913-1996  Search this
Matta, 1912-2002  Search this
Rattner, Abraham  Search this
Schaefer, Bertha, 1895-1971  Search this
Schanker, Louis, 1903-1981  Search this
Thurn, Ernest  Search this
Extent:
6 Items (Sound recording: 6 sound files, digital, wav file)
94 Pages (Transcript)
Type:
Collection descriptions
Archival materials
Pages
Interviews
Sound recordings
Place:
Europe -- description and travel
Japan -- Description and Travel
Date:
1975 April 24-May 8
Scope and Contents:
Interview of Sue Fuller, conducted on April 24, 1975, April 30, 1975, and May 8, 1975, by Paul Cummings, for the Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution, at the home of Sue Fuller, in Southampton, New York.
Fuller speaks of her family and childhood in Pittsburgh, including art teachers and friends; her childhood painting lessons; her education in prep school, at Carnegie Tech, and at Columbia Teachers' College; her travels to Europe and Japan; her use of plastics; her work as a teacher, commercial artist, and assistant in Bill Hayter's studio; the influence of John Dewey's philosophy on her teaching style; training with Ernest Thurn, Hans Hofmann, Josef Albers; learning printmaking and calligraphy; the Society of American Etchers; the influence of science and mathematics on her work; and her thoughts on contemporary computer art. Fuller also recalls Bertha Schaefer, Victor D'Amico, Madeleine Lejwa, John Taylor Arms, Abraham Rattner, Louis Schanker, Roberto Matta, and others.
Biographical / Historical:
Sue Fuller (1914-2006) was a sculptor and printmaker from Southampton, New York.
Provenance:
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 others.
Occupation:
Printmakers -- New York (State) -- Southhampton  Search this
Sculptors -- New York (State) -- Southhampton  Search this
Topic:
Art -- Study and teaching  Search this
Calligraphy -- Study and teaching  Search this
Computer Art  Search this
Painting -- Study and teaching  Search this
Prints -- Technique -- Study and teaching  Search this
Women artists  Search this
Women sculptors  Search this
Women printmakers  Search this
Genre/Form:
Interviews
Sound recordings
Identifier:
AAA.fuller75
Archival Repository:
Archives of American Art
GUID:
https://n2t.net/ark:/65665/mw9c0a4475b-644c-4b1f-9850-fd4e83e70b88
EDAN-URL:
ead_collection:sova-aaa-fuller75
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