Craft Aesthetics Seminar slides and digital audio recordings
Scope and Contents
The Craft Aesthetics Seminar collection contains slides and audio recordings from the 1979 seminar held at RIT. This was the third annual seminar hosted by the College of Applied and Fine Arts. Speakers include professor emeritus of Metallurgy at MIT, Cyril Stanley Smith; Japanese ceramic artist, Yasuki Ida; art history professor at Temple University, Shawn Lica; and art critic of the London Evening Standard, Edward Lucie Smith. An afternoon and evening session were held with each of the four guests speaking at both sessions. Original cassette recordings were digitized on 12/20/2012.
Conditions Governing Access
This collection is open to researchers.
Biographical / Historical
The Craft Aesthetics Seminar was held annually by RIT's College of Applied and Fine Arts. It brought in world reknowned artists and craftsmen to speak about their work and field of specialty.
2 Folder(s) (Slides in two binders and Digital Audio files )
Slides and audio recordings of the Craft Aesthetics Seminar held at RIT in 1979.
The collection is arranged by material type and then chronologically.
C.S. Mid-Range, Shelf 33
Immediate Source of Acquisition
Materials in the collection were given to RIT Archive Collections by Gary Griffin from the School of American Craftsmen in 1983. Accession number(s): type="accession">1983:004
Finding aid created by Jennifer Roeszies in September 2015.
- Architecture, Modern -- 20th century -- New York (State) -- Rochester
- Castle, Wendell, (1932-2018)
- Ceramics (objects)
- Crafts (art genres)
- Lucie-Smith, Edward
- Oral histories
- Paley, Albert
- Rochester (N.Y.)
- Sculpture, American -- New York (State) -- Rochester -- 20th century
- Smith, Cyril S. (Cyril Stanley)
- Craft Aesthetics Seminar slides and audio recordings
- RIT Archives
- Jennifer Roeszies
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