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Oral history interview with Jane Sauer, 2005 July 11

Oral history interview with Jane Sauer, 2005 July 11

Sauer, Jane, 1937-

Gallery owner, Fiber artist

Collection Information

Size: 3 sound discs (6 hr., 15 min.) : digital ; 2 5/8 in.

Format: Originally recorded on 3 sound discs. Reformated in 2010 as 14 digital wav files. Duration is 6 hr., 15 min.

Summary: An interview of Jane Sauer conducted 2005 July 11, by Paul J. Smith, for the Archives of American Art's Nanette L. Laitman Documentation Project for Craft and Decorative Arts in America, at the artist's home, in Santa Fe, N.M.

Biographical/Historical Note

Jane Sauer (1937- ) is a fiber artist and gallery owner from Santa Fe, N.M. Paul J. Smith is a director emeritus of the American Craft Museum, 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.

Quotes and excerpts must be cited as follows: Oral history interview with Jane Sauer, 2005 July 11. Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution.