Sculptor, Arts administrator, Art teacher
Active in Detroit, Mich.
Size: Transcript: 46 p.
Format: Originally recorded on 2 sound tape reels. Reformated in 2010 as 5 digital wav files. Duration is 2 hrs., 57 min.
Collection Summary: An interview of Walter Midener conducted 1974 July 10-17, by Dennis Barrie, for the Archives of American Art.
Biographical/Historical Note: Walter Midener (1912-1998) was a sculptor from Detroit, Mich.
These interviews are 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.