Oral history interview with César Martínez, 1997 Aug. 21-28
Martínez, César Augusto, 1944-
Quirarte, Jacinto, 1931-2012
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Transcript: 107 p.
Originally recorded on 3 sound cassettes. Reformated in 2010 as 6 digital wav files. Duration is 4 hrs., 31 min.
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Transcript available on the Archives of American Art website.
An interview of César Martínez conducted 1997 Aug. 21-28, by Jacinto Quirarte, in Martínez's studios, San Antonio, Tex., for the Archives of American Art. Martinez discusses his family; schooling; experience in Korea and returning to San Antonio; meeting other artists; joining artists' groups; artists who have influenced him; the themes, forms, meaning, development, processes of his work; and specific works.
Quotes and excerpts must be cited as follows: Oral history interview with César Martínez, 1997 Aug. 21-28. Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution.
The digital preservation of this interview received Federal support from the Latino Initiatives Pool, administered by the Smithsonian Latino Center.
César Martínez (1944- ) is a painter and printmaker from San Antonio, Tex.
This interview is part of the Archives of American Art Oral History Program, started in 1959 to document the history of the visual arts in the United States, primarily through interviews with artists, historians, dealers, critics and administrators. Funding for this interview provided by the Smithsonian Institution's Latino Pool Fund.
Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution, 750 9th St. NW, Washington, D.C. 20001