Size: 110 Pages, Transcript
Format: Originally recorded on 12 sound cassettes. Reformatted in 2010 as 23 digital wav files. Duration is 10 hrs., 59 min.
Summary: An interview of Otto Natzler conducted 1980 July 7-14, by Ruth Bowman, for the Archives of American Art.
Natzler speaks of his childhood; his early interest in art, especially sculpture; his beginnings in the field of ceramics; his and his wife's immigration to the United States following the Nazi takeover in Austria; exhibitions of his work; the development of his career; his feelings about critics; and the treatment of ceramics as art by museums.