Archives of American Art

Letterio Calapai, master artist [videorecording] / North Shore Productions ; writer and editor, Deb Ellis ; executive producer, Neil P. Charak

Collection ID:
Highland Park Public Library
1989, c1990
Physical Description:
1 Item
videocassette (30 min)
sd., col.
1/2 in.

Scope and Contents
Scope and Contents
Filmed in Calapai's studio in Glencoe, Ill. Calapai discusses his work, and demonstrates the printing of an etching. Biographical information is presented, including Calapai's early training, his work as a muralist for the WPA, studying with William Stanley Hayter in New York, his work on illustrations for Thomas Wolfe's Look Homeward Angels, his watercolors, and his work on a series of prints of Christ now owned by the Vatican. The video is a presentation of the Highland Park [Illinois] Public Library.

Biographical / Historical
Biographical / Historical
Printmaker, muralist, painter, teacher; Glencoe, Ill.

Immediate Source of Acquisition
Donated 1990 by the Highland Park Public Library.

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More Information
Publication, Distribution, Etc. (Imprint)
Publication, Distribution, Etc. (Imprint)
Highland Park, Ill. : Highland Park Public Library, 1989, c1990.

Series Statement
Series Statement

Keywords table of terms and types.
Keyword Terms Keyword Types
Prints -- 20th century -- Technique Topical Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Video recordings Genre Form Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Interviews Genre Form Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Printmakers -- Illinois -- Chicago Occupation Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
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Calapai, Letterio, 1902-1993 Personal Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid

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