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Lynn Schmidt interviews with Isamu Noguchi and Tom Nakashima, 1980-1990

Schmidt, Lynn, 1949-

Curator, Painter, Author, Sculptor, Collagist

Collection Information

Size: 0.9 Linear feet

Summary: The Lynn Schmidt interviews with Isamu Noguchi and Tom Nakashima measure 0.9 linear feet and date from 1980 to 1990. The collection consists of recorded interviews with Isamu Noguchi that were conducted 9 July and 5 August 1980 in his studio (now the Noguchi Museum), in Long Island City, N.Y.; as well as interviews with Tom Nakashima, conducted 31 July 1989 to 10 March 1990.

Biographical/Historical Note

Lynn Schmidt (1949- ) is an artist, author, and curator based in Washington, D.C. Schmidt was born in Milwaukee, Wisconsin, and worked for the U.S. information Agency. Isamu Noguchi (1904-1988) was a Japanese American sculptor based in Long Island City, New York. Tom Nakashima (1941- ) is a Japanese American artist based in Washington, D.C.


The collection was donated by Lynn Schmidt in 2006.

Language Note

English .


The processing of this collection received Federal support from the Smithsonian Collections Care and Preservation Fund, administered by the National Collections Program and the Smithsonian Collections Advisory Committee.