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Letterio Calapai, master artist [videorecording] / North Shore Productions ; writer and editor, Deb Ellis ; executive producer, Neil P. Charak, 1989

Highland Park Public Library

Overview

Collection Information

Size: 1 Item videocassette (30 min)

Summary: Filmed in Calapai's studio in Glencoe, Ill. Calapai discusses his work, and demonstrates the printing of an etching. Biographical information is presented, including Calapai's early training, his work as a muralist for the WPA, studying with William Stanley Hayter in New York, his work on illustrations for Thomas Wolfe's Look Homeward Angels, his watercolors, and his work on a series of prints of Christ now owned by the Vatican. The video is a presentation of the Highland Park [Illinois] Public Library.

Biographical/Historical Note

Printmaker, muralist, painter, teacher; Glencoe, Ill.

Provenance

Donated 1990 by the Highland Park Public Library.

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Authorization to publish, quote or reproduce must be obtained from Highland Park Public Library.

How to Cite This Collection

Letterio Calapai, master artist [videorecording] / North Shore Productions ; writer and editor, Deb Ellis ; executive producer, Neil P. Charak, 1989. Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution.