Oral history interview with Beatrice Wood

Summary
Collection ID:
AAA.wood92
Creators:
Wood, Beatrice
Karlstrom, Paul J.
Women in the Arts in Southern California Oral History Project
Dates:
1992 March 2
Languages:
English
Physical Description:
48 Pages
Transcript
1 Item
sound file (4 min. 18 sec.) Audio excerpt
digital
Repository:

Scope and Contents
Scope and Contents
An interview of Beatrice Wood conducted 1992 March 2, by Paul Karlstrom, for the Archives of American Art, Women in the Arts in Southern California Oral History Project.
Scope and Contents
Wood speaks of her memories of Gertrud & Otto Natzler and getting involved with ceramics; the future of art in America; and women in art.

Biographical / Historical
Biographical / Historical
Beatrice Wood (1893-1998) was a ceramist from Ojai, California.

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 administrators. Funding for this interview was provided by the Margery and Harry Kahn Philanthropic Fund of the Jewish Communal Fund of New York.

General
General
Originally recorded on 3 sound cassettes. Reformatted in 2010 as 5 digital wav files. Duration is 2 hr., 21 min.

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

Keywords
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Ceramics Topic Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Women artists -- California -- Interviews Topic Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
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Natzler, Otto Personal Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Natzler, Gertrud Personal Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
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Repository Contact
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