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Oral history interview with Richard Shaw, 2015 November 20

Oral history interview with Richard Shaw, 2015 November 20

Shaw, Richard Blake, 1941 Sept. 12-

Sculptor, Ceramicist

Collection Information

Size: 3 sound files (2 hrs.,12 min.) digital, wav

Transcript: 74 pages.

Summary: An interview of Richard Shaw, conducted 2015 November 20, by Mija Riedel, for the Archives of American Art's Viola Frey Oral History Project at Shaw's home and studio in Fairfax, California.

Biographical/Historical Note

Richard Shaw (1941- ) is an ceramic sculptor and educator in the San Francisco, California, Bay area who was a friend of Viola Frey's. Mija Riedel (1958- ) is an independent scholar in 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 Artists' Legacy Foundation.

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Quotes and excerpts must be cited as follows: Oral history interview with Richard Shaw, 2015 November 20. Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution.