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Oral history interview with Stefan Sagmeister, 2012 Dec. 4-5

Oral history interview with Stefan Sagmeister, 2012 Dec. 4-5

Sagmeister, Stefan, 1962-

Designer

Collection Information

Size: Transcript: 75 pages.

Format: Originally recorded as 5 digital wav files. Duration is 4 hrs., 25 min.

Summary: An interview of Stefan Sagmeister conducted 2012 December 4 and 5, by Mija Riedel, for the Archives of American Art's Nanette L. Laitman Documentation Project for Craft and Decorative Arts in America, at Sagmeister's studio, Sagmeister & Walsh, in New York, N.Y.

Biographical/Historical Note

Interviewee Stefan Sagmeister (1962- ) is a designer in New York, New York. Interviewer Mija Riedel (1958- ) is an independent scholar in San Francisco, Calif.

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. Transcription of this oral history interview was made possible by a grant from the Smithsonian Women's Committee.

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Quotes and excerpts must be cited as follows: Oral history interview with Stefan Sagmeister, 2012 Dec. 4-5. Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution.