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Oral history interview with Richard Notkin, 2007 December 18-19

Oral history interview with Richard Notkin, 2007 December 18-19

Notkin, Richard T., 1948-

Ceramicist

Collection Information

Size: 4 sound discs (7 hr., 8 min.) : digital ; 2 5/8 in.

Format: Originally recorded on 4 sound discs. Reformatted in 2010 as 11 digital wav files. Duration is 7 hrs., 8 min.

Summary: An interview of Ricahrd Notkin conducted 2007 December 18-19, by Mija Riedel, for the Archives of American Art's Nanette L. Laitman Documentation Project for Craft and Decorative Arts in America, at the artist's home and studio, in Helena, Montana.

Biographical/Historical Note

Richard Notkin (1948- ) is a ceramist from Helena, Montana. Mija Riedel (1958- ) is a curator and writer from San Francisco, California.

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 Richard Notkin, 2007 December 18-19. Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution.