Oral history interview with Ted Hallman

Summary
Collection ID:
AAA.hallma06
Creators:
Hallman, Ted, 1933-
Drutt, Helen Williams
Nanette L. Laitman Documentation Project for Craft and Decorative Arts in America
Dates:
2006 May 23-2008 June 3
Languages:
English
Physical Description:
4 Cassettes
Sound recording (3 hr., 42 min.)
analog
73 Pages
Transcript
Repository:

Scope and Contents
Scope and Contents
An interview of Ted Hallman conducted 2006 May 23 and 2008 June 3, by Helen Drutt English, for the Archives of American Art's Nanette L. Laitman Documentation Project for Craft and Decorative Arts in America, at Hallman's home, in Lederach, Pennsylvania.
Scope and Contents
Hallman speaks of working with transparent materials; teaching at Moore College and the Chicago Institute of Art; family influences in teaching and art; music and his art; interest in the body; traveling; shifts in modern textile art. Hallman also recalls Kenneth Mills, Ida Rolf, Alice Parrott, Michael Barnett, Claire Zeisler, Toshiko Takaezu, Maija Grotell, Aileen O. Webb, Nell Znamerowski, Karen Karnes, Lenore Tawney, and others.

Biographical / Historical
Biographical / Historical
Ted Hallman (1933- ) is a fiber artist in Lederach, Pennsylvania. Helen Williams Drutt English (1930- ) is a professor, scholar, and founder and director of Helen Drutt Gallery in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania.

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.

Using the Collection
System Details
Recorded on 4 cassette tapes (3 hr., 42 min.).

Keywords
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Fiber artists -- Pennsylvania -- Interviews. Topic Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
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Barnett, Michael Personal Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
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Karnes, Karen, 1925-2016 Personal Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
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Parrott, Alice Kagawa, 1929-2009 Personal Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Rolf, Ida Personal Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Takaezu, Toshiko Personal Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Tawney, Lenore Personal Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Webb, Aileen O., 1892-1979 Personal Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Zeisler, Claire, 1903-1991 Personal Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
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Repository Contact
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