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Oral history interview with Ritzi Jacobi, 2010 July 1-3

Oral history interview with Ritzi Jacobi, 2010 July 1-3

Jacobi, Ritzi, 1941-

Fiber artist

Collection Information

Size: Transcript: 88 pages.

Format: Originally recorded on 4 memory cards as 11 digital sound files. Duration is 5 hr., 13 min.

Summary: An interview of Ritzi Jacobi conducted 2010 July 1-3, by Jane Milosch, for the Archives of American Art's Nanette L. Laitman Documentation Project for Craft and Decorative Arts in America, at Jacobi's home and studio, in Dusseldorf, Germany.

Biographical/Historical Note

Ritzi Jacobi (1941- ) is a fiber artist in Dusseldorf, Germany. Jane Milosch (1964- ) is a curator in Washington, D.C.

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.

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Quotes and excerpts must be cited as follows: Oral history interview with Ritzi Jacobi, 2010 July 1-3. Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution.