Physical Details: 1 sound tape reel : analog ; 7 in. ; 1 hr., 56 min., 35 sec.
Creator: Rudolph Frederick Schaeffer (1886-1988)
Description: Schaeffer begins by discussing various American craftsmen, and then goes into the main lecture topic on awareness of the world around you. Later he opens the class to discussion on the relationship between function and beauty in design, and has class members present functional objects they have brought in for discussion.
Side 2 of the original tape is mostly blank.
A recorded introduction which seems to match this class is cataloged as 11998. Part 2 of this class is cataloged as 11960.
Forms part of: Rudolph Schaeffer papers, 1880s-1994
Rights Statement: U.S. public domain
Citation: Rudolph Schaeffer teaching part 1 of a class on awareness of form and color, 1960 March 24. Rudolph Schaeffer papers, 1880s-1994. Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution.
Digital ID: 11959
- Form (Aesthetics)
Availability: This item has been digitally reformattted. It is available by appointment in the Archives of American Art's reading rooms, or in certain situations by request.