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Oral history interview with Gordon Orear, 1977 Mar. 22

Oral history interview with Gordon Orear, 1977 Mar. 22

Orear, Gordon, 1923-

Ceramicist

Collection Information

Size: Transcript: 88 p.

Format: Originally recorded on 2 sound tapes. Reformatted in 2010 as 4 digital wav files. Duration is 3 hrs., 30 min.

Summary: An interview of Gordon Orear conducted 1977 Mar. 22, by Linda Abramsky, for the Archives of American Art.

Biographical/Historical Note

Gordon Orear (1923- ) is a ceramist from Detroit, Mich.

Provenance

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

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.

Quotes and excerpts must be cited as follows: Oral history interview with Gordon Orear, 1977 Mar. 22. Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution.