Oral history interview with Ted Hallman, 2006 May 23-2008 June 3
Sound recording: 4 cassettes (3 hr., 42 min.) : analog
Transcript: 73 pages
An interview of Ted Hallman conducted 2006 May 23 and 2008 June 3, by Helen Drutt English, for the Archives of American Art's Nanette L. Laitman Documentation Project for Craft and Decorative Arts in America, at Hallman's home, in Lederach, Pennsylvania.
Hallman speaks of working with transparent materials; teaching at Moore College and the Chicago Institute of Art; family influences in teaching and art; music and his art; interest in the body; traveling; shifts in modern textile art. Hallman also recalls Kenneth Mills, Ida Rolf, Alice Parrott, Michael Barnett, Claire Zeisler, Toshiko Takaezu, Maija Grotell, Aileen O. Webb, Nell Znamerowski, Karen Karnes, Lenore Tawney, and others.
Place of publication, production, or execution: Pennsylvania
Citation: Quotes and excerpts must be cited as follows: Oral history interview with Ted Hallman, 2006 May 23-2008 June 3. Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution.
Funding: Funding for this interview was provided by the Nanette L. Laitman Documentation Project for Craft and Decorative Arts in America. Funding for the digital preservation of this interview was provided by a grant from the Save America's Treasures Program of the National Park Service.
Biography Note: Ted Hallman (1933- ) is a fiber artist in Lederach, Pennsylvania. Helen Williams Drutt English (1930- ) is a professor, scholar, and founder and director of Helen Drutt Gallery in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania.
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.
Location Note: Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution, 750 9th St. NW, Washington, D.C. 20001
interviewee: Hallman, Ted, 1933-
interviewer: Drutt, Helen Williams, 1930-
Subject: Zeisler, Claire
Subject: Karnes, Karen
Subject: Mills, Kenneth
Subject: Rolf, Ida
Subject: Grotell, Maija
Subject: Takaezu, Toshiko
Subject: Parrott, Alice Kagawa
Subject: Tawney, Lenore
Subject: Znamerowski, Nell
Subject: Webb, Aileen O.
Subject: Barnett, Michael
Subject: Art Institute of Chicago
Subject: Moore College of Art
Subject: Nanette L. Laitman Documentation Project for Craft and Decorative Arts in America
Record number: (DSI-AAA_CollID)15975
Record number: (DSI-AAA_SIRISBib)305033
Record number: AAA_collcode_hallma06