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Creator:
Oliva, Tomás, 1930-1996  Search this
Subject:
Levy-Angulo, Cyndee  Search this
Díaz Peláez, José Antonio  Search this
Los Once (Artists' group)  Search this
Type:
Photographs
Sketches
Sketchbooks
Place of publication, production, or execution:
United States
Physical Description:
0.2 linear feet
Access Note / Rights:
Use of original papers requires an appointment and is limited to the Archives' Washington, D.C., Research Center. Contact Reference Services for more information.
Summary:
This small collection of papers of Cuban born sculptor and painter Tomás Oliva measure 0.2 linear feet and date from circa 1969-1996. Found among the papers are a chronology; life documents; exhibition catalogs, including one from the 1993 exhibition of three of the original Los Once Cuban artist's group forty years after their first exhibition in Havana; one letter from Cyndee Levy-Angulo; notes and poetry; a photograph of Oliva with José Antonio Díaz Peláez; photographs of sculpture, two sketchbooks; and loose sketches and doodles.
Citation:
Tomás Oliva papers, circa 1969-1996. Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution.
Biography Note:
Tomás Oliva (1930-1996) was a Cuban born sculptor, painter, and printmaker who worked in Havana up to the mid or late 1970s before relocating to Miami, Florida.
Language Note:
Portions of the papers are in Spanish.
Provenance:
The Tomás Oliva papers were donated to the Archives of American Art by Xiomara Almaguer-Levy in 1998.
Location Note:
Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution, 750 9th St. NW, Washington, D.C. 20001
Topic:
Hispanic American artists  Search this
Painters  Search this
Artists  Search this
Cuban American art  Search this
Sculptors  Search this
Cuban American artists  Search this
Expatriate artists  Search this
Record number:
(DSI-AAA_CollID)5515
(DSI-AAA_SIRISBib)216397
AAA_collcode_olivtoma
Theme:
Latino and Latin American
Sketches & Sketchbooks
American Art and Artists in a Global Context
Data Source:
Archives of American Art
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:AAADCD_coll_216397