Active in Bloomfield Hills, Mich.; Birmingham, Mich.
Sound recording: 1 sound cassette
Transcript: 47 p.
Collection Summary: An interview of Robert Kidd conducted 1981 July 13, by Jean O'Korn, for the Archives of American Art.
Kidd speaks of his family and educational background, student life and his teaching position at the Cranbrook Academy of Art, his influences, his techniques, his philosophy of work and his future plans.
Biographical/Historical Note: Robert Kidd (1936- ) was a weaver from Birmingham, Mich.
This interview is part of the Archives' 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.
Funding for the digital preservation of this interview was provided by a grant from the Save America's Treasures Program of the National Park Service.