Oral history interview with Albert Paley

Summary
Collection ID:
AAA.paley82
Creators:
Paley, Albert
Brown, Robert F.
Dates:
1982 Dec. 2
Languages:
English
Physical Description:
36 Pages
Transcript
Repository:

Scope and Contents
Scope and Contents
An interview of Albert Paley conducted 1982 Dec. 2, by Robert F. Brown, for the Archives of American Art.
Scope and Contents
Paley speaks of his training at the Tyler School of Art under Stanley Lechtzin; his early and continuing compulsion to explore difficult techniques; his rapid rise to prominence through his ornamental ironwork; and his important commissions.

Biographical / Historical
Biographical / Historical
Albert Paley (1944- ) is an art metal worker and jewelry designer from Rochester, N.Y.

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 others.

General
General
Originally recorded on 2 sound cassettes. Reformatted in 2010 as 4 digital wav files. Duration is 2 hrs., 44 min.

Keywords
Keywords table of terms and types.
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Art metal-work Topic Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Jewelry making Topic Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Ironwork Topic Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Jewelers -- New York (State) -- Interviews Topic Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Metal-workers -- New York (State) -- Interviews Topic Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Decorative arts Topic Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
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Lechtzin, Stanley, 1936- Personal Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid

Repository Contact
Archives of American Art
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