Oral history interview with Helena Hernmarck

Summary
Collection ID:
AAA.hernma10
Creators:
Hernmarck, Helena, 1941-
McQuaid, Matilda, 1958-
Nanette L. Laitman Documentation Project for Craft and Decorative Arts in America
Dates:
2010 July 28- August 31
Languages:
English
Physical Description:
11 Items
Sound recording: 11 sound files (3 hr., 6 min.)
digital, wav
85 Pages
Transcript
Repository:

Scope and Contents
Scope and Contents
An interview of Helena Hernmarck conducted 2010 July 28 and August 31, by Matilda McQuaid, for the Archives of American Art's Nanette L. Laitman Documentation Project for Craft and Decorative Arts in America, at Hernmarck's home and studio, in Ridgefield, Connecticut.

Biographical / Historical
Biographical / Historical
Helena Hernmarck (1941-) is a tapestry artist in Ridgefield, Connecticut. Matilda McQuaid is deputy curatorial director, Cooper-Hewitt, National Design Museum in New York, New York.

Administration
Existence and Location of Copies
Transcript available online.
Author
Sponsor
Funding for this interview was provided by the Nanette L. Laitman Documentation Project for Craft and Decorative Arts in America.
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 on 2 memory cards. Reformatted in 2010 as 11 digital wav files. Duration is 3 hr., 6 min.

Using the Collection
Conditions Governing Access
Transcript available on the Archives of American Art website.

Keywords
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Fiber artists -- Connecticut -- Interviews Topic Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Tapestry -- United States Topic Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Women artists -- Connecticut Topic Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
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Nanette L. Laitman Documentation Project for Craft and Decorative Arts in America Corporate Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid

Repository Contact
Archives of American Art
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Victor Building, Suite 2200
Washington, D.C. 20001
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