Lynn Schmidt interviews with Isamu Noguchi and Tom Nakashima

Summary
Collection ID:
AAA.schmlynn
Creators:
Schmidt, Lynn, 1949-
Noguchi, Isamu, 1904-1988
Dates:
1980-1990
Languages:
English
Physical Description:
0.2 Linear feet
Repository:

Scope and Contents
Scope and Contents
Tape-recorded interviews on 13 cassettes and duplicates on 25 CDs with Isamu Noguchi conducted 9 July and 5 Aug. 1980, in his studio, (now the Noguchi Museum) in Long Island City, N.Y., and Tom Nakashima, conducted 31 July 1989 to 10 Mar. 1990. Also included is a radio interview of Nakashima on WPFW, Federal Communications Commission, Washington, D.C., 25 Sept. 1990. Schmidt, a former employee of the United States Information Agency, was assigned to interview Noguchi and write an article about him for the agency. The interviews of Tom Nakashima were completed as part of an exhibition in conjunction with the Washington Project for the Arts, which Schmidt curated.

Biographical / Historical
Biographical / Historical
Lynn Schmidt (1949- ) is an artist, author, and curator from Washington, D.C. Schmidt was born in Milwaukee, Wis.

Administration
Immediate Source of Acquisition
Donated 2006 by Lynn Schmidt.

Using the Collection
Conditions Governing Access
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