Oral history interview with Winifred Lutz

Summary
Collection ID:
AAA.lutz10
Creators:
Lutz, Winifred
Berman, Avis
United States. General Services Administration. Design Excellence and the Arts Oral History Project
Dates:
2010 Jan. 30-Feb. 3
Languages:
English
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Physical Description:
4 Items
WMA files (7 hr., 21 min.)
digital
119 Pages
Transcript
Repository:

Scope and Contents
Scope and Contents
An interview of Winifred Lutz conducted 2010 Jan. 30 and Feb. 3, by Avis Berman, for the Archives of American Art's U.S. General Services Administration, Design Excellence and the Arts oral history project, at Lutz's home and studio, in Huntington Valley, Penn.
Scope and Contents
Lutz speaks of her upbringing and childhood; education and teaching at the Cleveland Institute of Art; interest in environmental art; education at the Cleveland Institute of Art and Cranbrook; studying abroad in Paris and extensive discussion about her travels there; interests in Japanese papermaking both two-dimensionally and later three-dimensionally, the processes involved therewithal; teaching job at Aquinas College; various outdoor pieces including Drawing Dock Creek [2008], Sorting the Residue of Years [2009], Flux & Interruption [2001] the creation of various landscapes, including one at the CDC in Atlanta and the Mattress Factory in Pittsburg [The Reclamation Garden]. both in great detail. Lutz also recalls John Clague, Toshiko Takaezu, Stanley William Hayter, Timothy Barrett, David von Schlegell, Samia Halaby, Gretna Campbell, Inge Druckrey, Erwin Hauer, and others.

Biographical / Historical
Biographical / Historical
Winifred Lutz (1942- ) is a sculptor in Huntington Vally, Penn. Lutz is known for her site-integrated sculpture installations and handmade paper techniques.

Administration
Sponsor
Funding for this interview was provided by the U.S. General Services Administration, Design Excellence and the Arts.
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 1 sound disc. Reformatted in 2010 as 4 digital wma files. Duration is 7 hrs., 21 min.

Using the Collection
Conditions Governing Use
Authorization to quote or reproduce for the purposes of publication requires written permission from Winifred Lutz. Contact Reference Services for more information.

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Repository Contact
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