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Oral history interviews with Judith Baca, 1986 August 5-6

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Interviewee:
Baca, Judith Francisca, 1946-
Interviewer:
Mesa-Bains, Amalia, 1943-
Place of publication, production, or execution:
California
Physical Description:
Transcript: 59 pages
General Note:
Originally recorded on 4 sound cassettes. Reformatted in 2010 as 7 digital wav files. Duration is 2 hr., 40 min.
Access Note / Rights:
Transcript available on the Archives of American Art website.
Summary:
An interview of Judith Baca conducted 1986 August 5-6, by Amalia Mesa-Bains, for the Archives of American Art. Baca speaks of her family history, childhood, and education in Los Angeles, her involvement with the Los Angeles muralism movement in the early 1970s, her teaching experience at East Los Angeles recreation centers, and her directorship of the Eastside murals and of the City-Wide Mural Project.
Baca also discusses the work of other muralists, feminist views on art which have influenced her work, the origin of the Social and Public Arts Resource Center in Venice, California, her directorship and the mission of the S.P.A.R.C. in 1986, and her own current mural projects.
Citation:
Quotes and excerpts must be cited as follows: Oral history interviews with Judith Baca, 1986 August 5-6. Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution.
Funding:
The digital preservation of this interview received Federal support from the Latino Initiatives Pool, administered by the Smithsonian Latino Center.
Biography Note:
Judith Baca (1946-) is an art administrator and mural painter from Venice, California.
Provenance:
These interviews are 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 others.
Location Note:
Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution, 750 9th St. NW, Washington, D.C. 20001
Topic:
Arts administrators
Hispanic American artists
Interviews
Mexican American art
Mural painting and decoration, American
Muralists
Sound recordings
Women painters
Record number:
(DSI-AAA_CollID)5436
(DSI-AAA_SIRISBib)211937
AAA_collcode_baca86
Theme:
Latino and Latin American
Women
Data Source:
Archives of American Art
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