Oral history interview with Walter Clemmons

Summary
Collection ID:
AAA.clemmo90
Creators:
Clemmons, Walter, 1956-
Lindsey, Jack
Dates:
1990 July 26
Languages:
English
Physical Description:
65 Pages
Transcript
Repository:

Scope and Contents
Scope and Contents
An interview of Walter Clemmons conducted 1990 July 26, by Jack Lindsey for the Archives of American Art Philadelphia Project.
Scope and Contents
Clemmons speaks about the development of his wire art beginning with his work as a child; individual pieces created throughout his career including subjects and their sources; technical issues such as materials and methods; and his exhibition history.

Biographical / Historical
Biographical / Historical
Walter Clemmons (1956- ) is a sculptor from Philadelphia, Pennsylvania.

Administration
Existence and Location of Copies
Transcript: 35mm microfilm reel 4777 available at Archives of American Art offices and through interlibrary loan.
Author
Sponsor
Funding for the digital preservation of this interview was provided by a grant from the Save America's Treasures Program of the National Park Service.
Immediate Source of Acquisition
This interview is part of the Archives' 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.

General
General
Originally recorded on 1 sound cassette. Reformatted in 2010 as 2 digital wav files. Duration is 1 hr., 27 min.

Using the Collection
Conditions Governing Access
Transcript: Patrons must use microfilm copy.

Keywords
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African American artists -- Interviews Topic Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
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Sculpture -- Technique -- Pennsylvania -- Philadelphia Topic Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Folk artists -- Pennsylvania -- Philadelphia -- Interviews Topic Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Sculptors -- Pennsylvania -- Philadelphia -- Interviews Topic Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
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Repository Contact
Archives of American Art
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