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Oral history interview and monologue with Robert Lee Morris, 2007 April 13 and 2008 January 6

Oral history interview and monologue with Robert Lee Morris, 2007 April 13 and 2008 January 6

Morris, Robert Lee, 1947-

Sculptor, Designer

Collection Information

Size: 3 sound discs (3 hrs., 28 min.)

Transcript: 41 pages

Format: Originally recorded on 3 sound discs. Reformated in 2010 as 11 digital wav files. Duration is 3 hrs., 28 min.

Summary: An interview of Robert Lee Morris conducted 2007 April 13, by Carly Gerrity, for the Archives of American Art's Nanette L. Laitman Documentation Project for Craft and Decorative Arts in America, in Morris' design studio, in New York, N.Y. Monolgue recorded on January 6, 2008.

Biographical/Historical Note

Robert Lee Morris (1947- ) is a jewelry, accessory, home, and lifestyle designer from New York, N.Y. Carly Gerrity is the director of project development for Robert Lee Morris in New York, N.Y.

Provenance

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

Funding for this interview was provided by the Nanette L. Laitman Documentation Project for Craft and Decorative Arts in America. 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.

Authorization to reproduce or publish requires written permission from Robert Lee Morris, 157 Spring St., New York City, N.Y. 10012

Quotes and excerpts must be cited as follows: Oral history interview and monologue with Robert Lee Morris, 2007 April 13 and 2008 January 6. Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution.