Oral history interview with Willis "Bing" Davis

Summary
Collection ID:
AAA.davisw07
Creators:
Davis, Willis Bing
Shea, Josephine, 1958-
Nanette L. Laitman Documentation Project for Craft and Decorative Arts in America
Dates:
2007 August 11
Languages:
English
Physical Description:
64 Pages
Transcript
Repository:

Scope and Contents
Scope and Contents
An interview of Willis "Bing" Davis conducted 2007 August 11, by Josephine Shea, for the Archives of American Art's Nanette L. Laitman Documentation Project for Craft and Decorative Arts in America, at the artist's studio, in Dayton, Ohio.

Biographical / Historical
Biographical / Historical
Willis "Bing" Davis (1937- ) is a metal artist and educator from Dayton, Ohio. Josephine Shea is a curator Grosse Pointe Park, Michigan.

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 2 sound discs. Reformatted in 2010 as 3 digital wav files. Duration is 3 hr., 17 min.

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Repository Contact
Archives of American Art
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