Reminiscences of Robert Turner 1985

 

Name
Turner, Robert, 1913-2005 (Interviewee)
Polsky, Richard M (Interviewer)
Title
Reminiscences of Robert Turner 1985
Abstract
Childhood, Brooklyn; economics study at Swarthmore; graduate studies in art, Pennsylvania Academy of Fine Arts, specialization in painting; conscientious objector, World War II, did alternative peace work, 1942-1945; pottery thesis, Alfred University; teaching at Black Mountain College; discussion of development of his art, ethics in art; development of his own style in ceramics; nature and languag e in art; role of art in his life.
Collection Name
American craftspeople project
Subjects
Potters; Pottery craft; Arts and crafts movement; World War, 1939-1945--Conscientious objectors; Arts and morals; Turner, Robert, 1913-2005
Format
oral histories; sound recordings
Genre
Interviews
Date
1985
Note (Biographical)
Ceramic artist.
Note
Interviewed by Richard M. Polsky on September 13, 1985.
Note (Provenance)
Robert Turner, Gift 1987
Language
English
Library Location
Columbia Center for Oral History, Columbia University
Browse Location’s Digital Content
Catalog Record
13673445
Also In
Oral History Archives at Columbia
Time-Based Media
Time-Based Media
Persistent URL
https://dx.doi.org/10.7916/d8-m1rx-xd86
Related URLs
Available digital content for this interview.