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Oral history interview with Walter Hamady, 2011 June 16-17

Hamady, Walter, 1940-2019

Assemblage artist, Writer, Book artist


Collection Information

Size: 7 sound files (6 hrs. 10 min.) Audio, digital, wav

Summary: An interview with Walter Hamady conducted 2011 June 16-17, by Robert Cozzolino, for the Archives of American Art's Nanette L. Laitman Documentation Project for Craft and Decorative Arts in America.

Biographical/Historical Note

Interviewee Walter Hamady (1940- 2019) was a bookmaker, assemblagist, artist, and writer in Mount Horeb, Wisconsin. Interviewer Robert Cozzolino (1970- ) is a curator in Media, Pennsylvania.


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.

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Quotes and excerpts must be cited as follows: Oral history interview with Walter Hamady, 2011 June 16-17. Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution.