Lila Oliver Asher - ART CART Oral History
- Lila Oliver Asher - ART CART Oral History
- Asher, Lila Oliver
Teachers College. Research Center for Arts and Culture
- Research Center for Arts and Culture
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- This zip archive contains audio files of an oral history interview and a text file describing themes addressed in the interview. For more information about the ART CART project, please visit their website: http://artsandcultureresearch.org/artcart.
- Lila Oliver Asher is a multimedia artist who discovered printmaking while teaching ceramics at Howard University. She discusses the differences between working with different mediums. She also explains the theme of mother and child in her artwork and the African influences that show up in her pieces. In World War II, she went abroad as a one-person show with the USO to do artwork for the bedridden servicemen in hospitals. She ends with the lasting effects on people she hopes her artwork and teaching has.
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- Lila Oliver Asher, Rashita Connelly, Kikelomo Idowu, Teachers College. Research Center for Arts and Culture, 2013, Lila Oliver Asher - ART CART Oral History, Columbia University Academic Commons, https://doi.org/10.7916/D80K26J9.