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Ed Dwight Interview

Object Details

Creator
Anacostia Neighborhood Museum
Scope and Contents
Sculptor Ed Dwight talks about his work and process. He provides detailed description of working with wax and bronze, modeling, casting, working with molds, and other sculpting techniques and processes. Dwight also speaks of the Black Frontier Spirit Series exhibit, at the behest of the National Park Service, at the St. Louis Arch Museum; using bronze to tell stories of African Americans; discovering lack of African American artists when he was studying art and artists; artistic heritage of Africans; and study of black man as accomplisher, creator, image maker, and sculptor.
Interview. Part of ACM Museum Events, PR, and Ceremonies Recordings. Undated.
Date
circa 1970s
Extent
2 Sound recordings (open reel, 1/4 inch)
Type
Archival materials
Sound recordings
Interviews
Topic
African Americans
Sculptors
African American sculptors
Sculpture
African American artists
Place
Anacostia (Washington, D.C.)
Washington (D.C.)
United States
Culture
African American
Citation
Ed Dwight Interview, Record Group AV09-023, Anacostia Community Museum Archives, Smithsonian Institution.
Identifier
ACMA.09-023, Item ACMA AV003286-1
Local Numbers
ACMA AV003286-2 ACMA AV003308
General
Title created by ACMA based on transcription from physical asset and contents of recording.
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