Oral history interview with Richard E. Filipowski

Summary
Collection ID:
AAA.filipo89
Creators:
Filipowski, Richard, 1923-2008
Brown, Robert F.
Dates:
1989 Sept. 25-1990 Mar. 14
Languages:
English
Physical Description:
143 Pages
Transcript
Repository:

Scope and Contents
Scope and Contents
An interview of Richard E. Filipowski conducted 1989 Sept. 25-1990 Mar. 14, by Robert Brown for the Archives of American Art. Filipowski discusses his early childhood in Poland; immigration and childhood in Ontario, Canada; attending the Chicago School of Design (formerly New Bauhaus) under Laszlo Moholy-Nagy; freelance work in Chicago; teaching at the School of Design, at the Harvard University Graduate School of Design, and at MIT; his sculpture; and associations with Walter Gropius, Joseph Hudnut, Robert Preusser, Lawrence Anderson, Gyorgy Kepes, and Pietro Belluschi.

Biographical / Historical
Biographical / Historical
Richard E. Filipowski (1923-2008) was a sculptor, designer, filmmaker, and educator in Massachusetts.

Administration
Immediate Source of Acquisition
These interviews are 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 6 cassette tapes. Reformatted in 2010 as 11 digital wav files. Duration is 6 hrs., 48 min.

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Repository Contact
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