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Oral history interview with Karen Karnes, 1971 Oct. 4

Karnes, Karen, 1925-2016



Collection Information

Size: 1 Sound tape reel, Sound recording: (1 hour 30 min.), 5 in.; 53 Pages, Transcript

Format: Sound quality is poor.

Summary: An interview of Karen Karnes conducted 1971 Oct. 4, by Paul Cummings, for the Archives of American Art.

Biographical/Historical Note

Karen Karnes (1925-) is a ceramist from West Danville, Vt.


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.

Language Note

English .

How to Use This Collection

Quotes and excerpts must be cited as follows: Oral history interview with Karen Karnes, 1971 Oct. 4. Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution.