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Oral history interview with Karl Laurell, 1971 Sept. 7

Laurell, Karl

Designer, Weaver


Collection Information

Size: 57 Pages, Transcript

Format: Originally recorded on 1 sound tape reel. Reformatted in 2010 as 2 digital wav files. Duration is 2 hrs.

Summary: Interview of Karl Laurell conducted 1971 Sept. 7, by Paul Cummings, for the Archives of American Art.

Biographical/Historical Note

Karl Laurell is a designer and weaver from New York, N.Y.


These interviews are 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 others.

Language Note

English .

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Quotes and excerpts must be cited as follows: Oral history interview with Karl Laurell, 1971 Sept. 7. Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution.