Oral history interview with Wendell Castle

Summary
Collection ID:
AAA.castle12
Creators:
Castle, Wendell, 1932-2018
Falino, Jeannine J.
Nanette L. Laitman Documentation Project for Craft and Decorative Arts in America
Dates:
2012 February 22-24
Languages:
English
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Physical Description:
139 Pages
Transcript
Repository:

Scope and Contents
Scope and Contents
An interview of Wendell Castle, conducted 2012 February 22-24, by Jeannine Falino, at Castle's home, in Scottsville, New York, for the Archives of American Art's Nanette L. Laitman Documentation Project for Craft and Decorative Arts in America.

Biographical / Historical
Biographical / Historical
Interviewee Wendell Castle (1932-2018) is a furniture designer, sculptor, and educator in Scottsville, New York. Interviewer Jeannine Falino (1955- ) is a curator in New Rochelle, New York.

Administration
Immediate Source of Acquisition
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.

General
General
Originally recorded as 3 sound files. Duration is 4 hr., 16 min.

Using the Collection
Conditions Governing Access
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Sculptors -- New York (State) Occupation Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Nanette L. Laitman Documentation Project for Craft and Decorative Arts in America Corporate Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid

Repository Contact
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