Active in Mead, Wash.
Size: Transcript: 70 pages.
Format: Originally recorded on 2 SD memory cards as 4 digital wav files. Duration is 2 hrs., 55 min.
Collection Summary: An interview of Harold Balazs conducted 2012 August 13, by Lloyd E. Herman, for the Archives of American Art's Nanette L. Laitman Documentation Project for Craft and Decorative Arts in America, at Balazs' home, in Mead, Washington.
Biographical/Historical Note: Harold Balazs (1928- ) is a sculptor in Mead, Washington. Lloyd E. Herman (1936- ) is a former director of the Smithsonian Institution's Renwick Gallery, Washington, D.C.
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 Nanette L. Laitman Documentation Project for Craft and Decorative Arts in America.
Transcription of this oral history interview was made possible by a grant from the Smithsonian Womens Committee.