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Oral history interview with Vladimir Kagan, 2010 June 10-11

Oral history interview with Vladimir Kagan, 2010 June 10-11

Kagan, Vladimir, 1927-

Sculptor, Designer

Collection Information

Size: Transcript: 127 pages.

Format: Originally recorded on 4 memory cards as 8 digital sound files. Duration is 5 hr., 57 min.

Summary: An interview of Vladimir Kagan conducted 2010 June 10-11, by Mija Riedel, for the Archives of American Art's Nanette L. Laitman Documentation Project for Craft and Decorative Arts in America, at Kagan's studio in Nantucket, Connecticut.

Biographical/Historical Note

Vladimir Kagan (1927- ) is a designer and sculptor in New York, N.Y. Mija Riedel (1958- ) is a writer and 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 Nanette L. Laitman Documentation Project for Craft and Decorative Arts in America.

Quotes and excerpts must be cited as follows: Oral history interview with Vladimir Kagan, 2010 June 10-11. Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution.