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Oral history interview with Faith Ringgold

Interviewee:
Ringgold, Faith  Search this
Interviewer:
Nadelman, Cynthia  Search this
Names:
Gwathmey, Robert, 1903-1988  Search this
Lippard, Lucy R.  Search this
Lloyd, Tom, 1929-  Search this
Morris, Robert, 1931-2018  Search this
Tucker, Marcia  Search this
Extent:
349 Pages (Transcript)
15 Items (sound files (10 hr., 49 min.), digital)
Type:
Collection descriptions
Archival materials
Pages
Interviews
Sound recordings
Date:
1989 September 6-October 18
Scope and Contents:
An interview of Faith Ringgold conducted 1989 September 6-October 18, by Cynthia Nadelman, for the Archives of American Art.
Ringgold discusses Harlem from the 1930s through the 1970s; her background and education; her art and political activities; feminism; the evolution of her work; her paintings, soft sculpture constructions, quilts, and performance pieces. She recalls Robert Gwathmey, Tom Lloyd, Robert Morris, Marcia Tucker, Lucy Lippard, her mother, and others.
Biographical / Historical:
Faith Ringgold (1930- ) is an Afro-American painter, sculptor, and performance artist from New York, N.Y.
General:
Originally recorded on 8 sound cassettes. Reformatted in 2010 as 15 digital wav files. Duration is 10 hr., 50 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. Funding for this interview provided by the Lannan Foundation.
Occupation:
Painters -- New York (State) -- New York  Search this
Sculptors -- New York (State) -- New York  Search this
Quiltmakers -- New York (State) -- New York  Search this
Topic:
Performance art  Search this
Painting, Modern -- 20th century -- New York (State) -- New York  Search this
Sculpture, Modern -- 20th century -- New York (State) -- New York  Search this
African American artists  Search this
Women artists  Search this
Genre/Form:
Interviews
Sound recordings
Identifier:
AAA.ringgo89
Archival Repository:
Archives of American Art
EDAN-URL:
ead_collection:sova-aaa-ringgo89
Online Media:

Oral history interview with Michael A. Cummings

Interviewee:
Cummings, Michael, 1945-  Search this
Interviewer:
Riedel, Mija, 1958-  Search this
Creator:
Nanette L. Laitman Documentation Project for Craft and Decorative Arts in America  Search this
Names:
Nanette L. Laitman Documentation Project for Craft and Decorative Arts in America  Search this
Extent:
138 Pages (Transcript)
Type:
Collection descriptions
Archival materials
Pages
Sound recordings
Interviews
Date:
2012 October 25-26
Scope and Contents:
An interview of Michael A. Cummings conducted 2012 October 25 and 26, by Mija Riedel, for the Archives of American Art's Nanette L. Laitman Documentation Project for Craft and Decorative Arts in America, at Cummings' home and studio, in New York, New York.
Biographical / Historical:
Michael A. Cummings (1945- ) is quilter and artist in New York, New York. Mija Riedel (1958- ) is an independent scholar in San Francisco, California.
General:
Originally recorded on 4 SD memory cards as 8 digital wav files. Duration is 6 hrs., 53 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:
For more information on how to access this interview contact Reference Services.
Topic:
Quiltmakers -- New York (State) -- New York -- Interviews  Search this
African American artists  Search this
Genre/Form:
Sound recordings
Interviews
Identifier:
AAA.cummin12
Archival Repository:
Archives of American Art
EDAN-URL:
ead_collection:sova-aaa-cummin12
Online Media:

Karen Felicity Berkenfeld papers

Creator:
Berkenfeld, Karen Felicity, 1943-2001  Search this
Extent:
18 Items
Type:
Collection descriptions
Archival materials
Date:
[ca. 1995]
Scope and Contents:
Fabric samples by Karen Felicity Berkenfeld and photo montage.
Biographical / Historical:
Quiltmaker and textile artist, New York, N.Y.; b. 1943; d. 2001
Provenance:
Donated 2005 by Stephen Berkenfeld, widower of Karen Felicity Berkenfeld.
Restrictions:
Use of original papers requires an appointment and is limited to the Archives' Washington, D.C., Research Center. Contact Reference Services for more information.
Occupation:
Textile designers -- New York (State) -- New York  Search this
Quiltmakers -- New York (State) -- New York  Search this
Topic:
Decorative arts  Search this
Women artists  Search this
Women textile artists  Search this
Identifier:
AAA.berkkare
Archival Repository:
Archives of American Art
EDAN-URL:
ead_collection:sova-aaa-berkkare

Oral history interview with Peggie L. Hartwell, 2002 June 3 and July 10

Interviewee:
Hartwell, Peggie L., 1939-  Search this
Hartwell, Peggie L., 1939-  Search this
Interviewer:
Malarcher, Patricia  Search this
Subject:
Nanette L. Laitman Documentation Project for Craft and Decorative Arts in America  Search this
Type:
Sound recordings
Interviews
Topic:
Textile crafts  Search this
Decorative arts  Search this
African American artists  Search this
African American quilts  Search this
Women artists  Search this
Women textile artists  Search this
Theme:
African American  Search this
Craft  Search this
Women  Search this
Record number:
(DSI-AAA_CollID)11503
(DSI-AAA_SIRISBib)237989
AAA_collcode_hartwe02
Theme:
African American
Craft
Women
Data Source:
Archives of American Art
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:AAADCD_oh_237989
Online Media:

Oral history interview with Michael A. Cummings, 2012 October 25-26

Interviewee:
Cummings, Michael A. (Michael Arthur), 1945-  Search this
Cummings, Michael A. (Michael Arthur), 1945-  Search this
Interviewer:
Riedel, Mija, 1958-  Search this
Subject:
Nanette L. Laitman Documentation Project for Craft and Decorative Arts in America  Search this
Type:
Sound recordings
Interviews
Topic:
Quiltmakers -- New York (State) -- New York -- Interviews  Search this
African American artists  Search this
Theme:
African American  Search this
Record number:
(DSI-AAA_CollID)16065
(DSI-AAA_SIRISBib)338389
AAA_collcode_cummin12
Theme:
African American
Data Source:
Archives of American Art
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:AAADCD_oh_338389
Online Media:

The unbroken thread : a history of quiltmaking in the Catskills / Steve Hoare ; introduction by Carter Houck ; photography by Drew Harty

Author:
Hoare, Steve 1952-  Search this
Physical description:
248 p. : ill. ; 24 cm
Type:
Books
Place:
New York (State)
Catskill Mountains Region
Date:
1996
20th century
Topic:
Quilting--History  Search this
Quiltmakers--History  Search this
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_539533

Sound Avenue quilters : August 28 through October 9, 1988 / Hallockville, Inc., Riverhead, N.Y

Author:
Hallockville, Inc  Search this
Physical description:
[32] p. : ill. (some col.), ports. ; 27 cm
Type:
Exhibitions
Place:
New York (State)
Riverhead
Date:
1988
C1988]
Topic:
Quilts--Exhibitions  Search this
Quiltmakers  Search this
Quilts  Search this
Call number:
NK9101.R62 H2 1988
NK9101.R62H2 1988
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_364859

Quilted together : women, quilts and communities / edited by Joyce Ice and Linda Norris

Author:
Ice, Joyce Ann  Search this
Norris, Linda  Search this
Mayer, Dan  Search this
Delaware County Historical Association (Delaware County, N.Y.)  Search this
Physical description:
80 p. : ill. (some col.) ; 22 x 27 cm
Type:
Books
Place:
New York (State)
Delaware County
Date:
1989
[1989]
Topic:
Quilts--Exhibitions  Search this
Quiltmakers  Search this
Call number:
NK9101.D36 Q66 1989
NK9101.D36Q66 1989
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_379717

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