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Oral history interview with Demi, 2020 September 2

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Demi, 1955-  Search this
Franco, Josh T., 1985-  Search this
Pandemic Oral History Project  Search this
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1 video files (21 min.) Video, digital, mp4; 6 Pages, Transcript
Access Note / Rights:
This interview is open for research. Contact Reference Services for more information.
An interview with Demi conducted 2020 September 2, by Josh Franco, for the Archives of American Art's Pandemic Oral History Project at Demi's home in Miami, Florida.
Quotes and excerpts must be cited as follows: Oral history interview with Demi, 2020 September 2. Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution.
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Transcript is available on the Archives of American Art's website.
This interview received Federal support from the Latino Initiatives Pool, administered by the Smithsonian Latino Center.
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Related Materials:
The Archives of American Art also holds an interview of Demi conducted 1997 November 20, by Juan A. Martínez and the Demi and Arturo Rodríguez papers.
Biography Note:
Demi (1955-) is a painter in Miami, Florida. Demi (who uses only her first name) is a self-taught artist born in Cuba. Her husband is the painter Arturo Rodriguez.
Language Note:
English .
This interview is 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 administrators.
Location Note:
Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution, 750 9th St. NW, Washington, D.C. 20001
Latino and Latin American artists  Search this
Cuban American art  Search this
Cuban American artists  Search this
Self-taught artists  Search this
Women artists  Search this
Women painters  Search this
Pandemics  Search this
COVID-19 (Disease)  Search this
Latino and Latin American  Search this
Women  Search this
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Latino and Latin American
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Archives of American Art