Michael Simon interview

Summary
Collection ID:
AAA.ferrlesl
Creators:
Ferrin, Leslie
King, Lyndel
Simon, Michael, 1947-
Dates:
2018
Languages:
English
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Physical Description:
1 Item
Repository:

Scope and Contents
Scope and Contents
A digital audio recording of an interview with ceramicist Michael Simon conducted February 23, 2018 by ceramics dealer Leslie Ferrin and Lyndel King, director and chief curator of the Weisman Art Museum, University of Minnesota at Simon's studio in Athens, Georgia. Also present is Simon's wife, Susan Roberts. They talk about Simon's pots and the development of his work. The interview was conducted by Ferrin as part of her effort to place Simon's works in private and public collections.
Scope and Contents
Also included is a conversation between King and potters Warren MacKenzie and Randy Johnston, and MacKenzie's daughter Tamsyn, March 19, 2018 regarding and exhibition being planned about MacKenzie and the Mingei tradition.

Biographical / Historical
Biographical / Historical
Leslie Ferrin (1958- ) is the director of Ferrin Contemporary in North Adams, Massachusetts and Ferrin Contemporary Project Art in Cummington, Massachusetts, specializing in contemporary ceramics circa 1950 to the present by artists whose primary medium is clay.

Administration
Immediate Source of Acquisition
Donated 2018 by Leslie Ferrin.

Using the Collection
Conditions Governing Access
Use of original papers requires an appointment and is limited to the Archives' Washington, D.C., Research Center. Use of born digital records with no duplicate copy requires advance notice.

Keywords
Keywords table of terms and types.
Keyword Terms Keyword Types
Mingei (Art) Topic Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Ceramicists -- Massachusetts -- Interviews Topic Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Interviews Type Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
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MacKenzie, Warren, 1924-2018 Personal Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Roberts, Susan Stokes Personal Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid

Repository Contact
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