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Oral history interview with Benito Huerta

Interviewee:
Huerta, Benito, 1952-  Search this
Interviewer:
Cordova, Cary  Search this
Creator:
Recuerdos Orales: Interviews of the Latino Art Community in Texas  Search this
Names:
Galería de la Raza (San Francisco, Calif.)  Search this
Lynn Goode Gallery  Search this
Recuerdos Orales: Interviews of the Latino Art Community in Texas  Search this
Beardsley, John  Search this
Caton, David  Search this
Chin, Mel, 1951-  Search this
Garza, Carmen Lomas  Search this
Hernandez, John, 1952-  Search this
Livingston, Jane  Search this
Pitman, Bonnie  Search this
Vargas, Kathy  Search this
Yanez, Rene  Search this
Zamudio-Taylor, Victor  Search this
Extent:
5 Sound discs (Sound recording, master (5 hrs., 52 min.), digitial, 2 5/8 in.)
84 Pages (Transcript)
Type:
Collection descriptions
Archival materials
Sound discs
Pages
Sound recordings
Interviews
Date:
2004 Feb. 29-Mar. 2
Scope and Contents:
An interview of Benito Huerta conducted 2004 Feb. 29-Mar. 2, by Cary Cordova, for the Archives of American Art, in Arlington, Tex.
Huerta speaks of his early childhood; interest in art; attending graduate school at New Mexico State University; the exhibition "Hispanic Art in the United States: Thirty Contemporary Painters and Sculptors," 1987; interest in music and planning programs while attending undergraduate school at the University of Houston; his relationship with artist Mel Chin; his exhibition at the Contemporary Arts Museum, Houston; the Lynn Goode Gallery and an exhibition entitled "Aneurism"; criticism of his artwork; living in San Francisco for two years; Galería de la Raza; painting on black velvet; the exhibition "Chulas Fronteras (Beautiful Borders)" 1986; his chalupas series; the value of curating versus making his own art; "Seen and Unseen" at Diverse Works 1983; "Cowboys, Cadillacs, and Computers" Lawndale Art and Performance Center, University of Houston, 1985; his installation pieces; maps and global images in his work; his co-founding of the art Magazine "Artlies"; public commissions; connections to North Carolina; the Serie project; and the artists he has worked with since arriving at University of Texas, Arlington. Huerta also recalls David Caton, Jane Livingston, John Beardsley, René Yañez, Carmen Lomas Garza, John Hernandez, Kathy Vargas, Victor Zamudio Taylor, Bonnie Pitman, and others.
Biographical / Historical:
Beniton Huerta (1952-) is an artist from Arlington, Tex. Interviewer Cary Cordova (1970-) is an art historian.
Provenance:
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.
Restrictions:
Transcript available on the Archives of American Art website.
Topic:
Latino and Latin American artists  Search this
Curators -- Texas -- Interviews  Search this
Art criticism  Search this
Painting -- Technique  Search this
Function:
Art commissions
Genre/Form:
Sound recordings
Interviews
Identifier:
AAA.huerta04
Archival Repository:
Archives of American Art
EDAN-URL:
ead_collection:sova-aaa-huerta04

Jeffrey and C. Jane Camp papers, 1969-[ca. 1990]

Creator:
Camp, Jeff, 1944-  Search this
Camp, Jane, 1953-  Search this
Camp, Jeff, 1944-  Search this
Subject:
Billups, Patsy  Search this
Carpenter, Miles B. (Miles Burkholder)  Search this
Jack, Uncle  Search this
Finster, Howard  Search this
Gillespie, Russell  Search this
Gleason, Charles T.  Search this
Hemphill, Herbert Waide  Search this
Jones, S. L. (Shields Landon)  Search this
Meaders, Lanier  Search this
Morgan, Gertrude  Search this
Payne, Leslie J.  Search this
Rowe, Nellie Mae  Search this
Hankla, Susan  Search this
Kind, Phyllis  Search this
Morris, Randall  Search this
Cavin, Shari  Search this
Musgrave, Victor  Search this
Shelton, Edwin  Search this
Longhauser, Elsa Weiner  Search this
Beardsley, John  Search this
Blasdel, Gregg N.  Search this
Bishop, Robert Charles  Search this
Cardinal, Roger  Search this
Hammer, Carl  Search this
American Folk Art Company  Search this
Topic:
Folk art -- Collectors and collecting  Search this
Art -- Collectors and collecting  Search this
Theme:
Art Market  Search this
Lives of American Artists  Search this
Government Sponsorship of the Arts  Search this
Art Market  Search this
Record number:
(DSI-AAA_CollID)8613
(DSI-AAA_SIRISBib)210793
AAA_collcode_campjeff
Theme:
Art Market
Lives of American Artists
Government Sponsorship of the Arts
Art Market
Data Source:
Archives of American Art
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:AAADCD_coll_210793

Oral history interview with Benito Huerta, 2004 Feb. 29-Mar. 2

Interviewee:
Huerta, Benito, 1952-  Search this
Huerta, Benito, 1952-  Search this
Interviewer:
Cordova, Cary  Search this
Subject:
Livingston, Jane  Search this
Yanez, Rene  Search this
Pitman, Bonnie  Search this
Hernandez, John  Search this
Zamudio-Taylor, Victor  Search this
Garza, Carmen Lomas  Search this
Vargas, Kathy  Search this
Beardsley, John  Search this
Chin, Mel  Search this
Caton, David  Search this
Lynn Goode Gallery  Search this
Galería de la Raza (San Francisco, Calif.)  Search this
Recuerdos Orales: Interviews of the Latino Art Community in Texas  Search this
Type:
Sound recordings
Interviews
Topic:
Latino and Latin American artists  Search this
Curators -- Texas -- Interviews  Search this
Art criticism  Search this
Painting -- Technique  Search this
Theme:
Latino and Latin American  Search this
Record number:
(DSI-AAA_CollID)12217
(DSI-AAA_SIRISBib)247972
AAA_collcode_huerta04
Theme:
Latino and Latin American
Data Source:
Archives of American Art
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:AAADCD_oh_247972
Online Media:

Jeffrey and C. Jane Camp papers

Creator:
Camp, Jeffrey Thomas, 1944-  Search this
Camp, C. Jane (Catherine Jane), 1953-  Search this
Names:
American Folk Art Company  Search this
Beardsley, John  Search this
Billups, Patsy  Search this
Bishop, Robert Charles  Search this
Blasdel, Gregg N.  Search this
Cardinal, Roger  Search this
Carpenter, Miles B. (Miles Burkholder), 1889-  Search this
Cavin, Shari  Search this
Finster, Howard, 1916-2001  Search this
Gillespie, Russell  Search this
Gleason, Charles T.  Search this
Hammer, Carl  Search this
Hankla, Susan  Search this
Hemphill, Herbert Waide  Search this
Jack, Uncle, 1912-1978  Search this
Jones, S. L. (Shields Landon), 1901-  Search this
Kind, Phyllis, 1933-2018  Search this
Longhauser, Elsa Weiner  Search this
Meaders, Lanier  Search this
Morgan, Gertrude  Search this
Morris, Randall  Search this
Musgrave, Victor  Search this
Payne, Leslie J., 1907-1981  Search this
Rowe, Nellie Mae, 1900-1982  Search this
Shelton, Edwin  Search this
Extent:
8 Linear feet ((partially microfilmed on 5 reels))
5.4 Linear feet (Addition)
Type:
Collection descriptions
Archival materials
Date:
1969-[ca. 1990]
Scope and Contents:
Correspondence, photographs, slides, files, consigment of works of art to Cavin-Morris, Inc., and an account book for works of art by Howard Finster and Miles B. Carpenter, printed material concerning the Camp's interest and business in American folk art.
REELS 4067-4070: Correspondence with dealers, artists, and others, including Miles B. Carpenter, S.L. Jones, Herbert Waide Hemphill, Jr., Randall and Shari (Cavin) Morris, Phyllis Kind, Carl Hammer, Robert Bishop, Susan Hankla, Victor Musgrave, Roger Cardinal, Gregg Blasdel, Edwin Shelton, Elsa Weiner, and John Beardsley; files on artists Howard Finster, S.L. Jones, Carpenter, Sister Gertrude Morgan, Nellie Mae Rowe, Uncle Jack Dey, Lanier Meaders, Leslie J. Payne, Patsy Billups, and others; photographs of Miles Carpenter, his wood sculpture, and his family, and autobiographical writings by Carpenter; printed material on the American Folk Art Company; clippings, articles, exhibition catalogs, and other printed material about American folk art; and ca. 2,000 photographs of folk art.
REEL 4080: Ca. 50 letters from Howard Finster to Jeffrey Camp; writings by Finster; Camp's notes on Finster; price lists of works by Finster; receipts; and a letter from Camp's lawyer concerning Finster.
UNMICROFILMED: Slides, 1973-1983, of works of art and artists including Patsy Billups, Miles B. Carpenter, Howard Finster, Russell Gillespie, Charles T. Gleason, S.L. Jones, Sister Gertrude Morgan and Leslie J. Payne taken by Camp.
ADDITION: Papers, received in 1999, are primarily a donation of the material previously lent and microfilmed on reels 4067-4070, although some additional material was also donated. The addition most likely does not include material on reel 4080 relating to Howard Finster.
Biographical / Historical:
Folk art dealers, collectors; Richmond, Va. Owned and managed the American Folk Art Company, 1972-1976, Richmond and Tappahannock, Virginia, whose stock included paintings and sculpture by self-taught artists Howard Finster, Miles B. Carpenter, S.L. Jones, Leslie J. Payne, Russell Gillespie and others. The Camps are recognized as key figures in the folk art market of the 1970s.
Provenance:
Papers on reels 4067-4070, and 4080 were lent for microfilming 1987 by Jeffrey and C. Jane Camp. The collection of slides was copied by the Archives. In 1999, the Camps donated much of the material previously lent on reels 4067-4070, as well as some additional papers.
Restrictions:
Use of original papers requires an appointment and is limited to the Archives' Washington, D.C., Research Center. Microfilmed materials must be consulted on microfilm. Contact Reference Services for more information.
Occupation:
Self-taught artists  Search this
Art dealers -- Virginia  Search this
Topic:
Folk art -- Collectors and collecting  Search this
Art -- Collectors and collecting  Search this
Identifier:
AAA.campjeff
Archival Repository:
Archives of American Art
EDAN-URL:
ead_collection:sova-aaa-campjeff

Oberlin -- Vine Street Park

Artist:
Tacha, Athena, 1936-  Search this
Collection Creator:
Garden Club of America  Search this
Type:
Archival materials
Place:
Ohio -- Oberlin
United States of America -- Ohio -- Lorain County -- Oberlin
General:
10'x20'x30' pumice sandstone, rocks and pebbles.
Related Materials:
Vine Street Park related holdings consist of 1 slide (col.)
Collection Restrictions:
Access to original images by appointment only. Researcher must submit request for appointment in writing. Certain items may be restricted and not available to researchers. Please direct reference inquiries to the Archives of American Gardens: aag@si.edu.
Collection Rights:
Archives of American Gardens encourages the use of its archival materials for non-commercial, educational and personal use under the fair use provision of U.S. copyright law. Use or copyright restrictions may exist. It is incumbent upon the researcher to ascertain copyright status and assume responsibility for usage. All requests for duplication and use must be submitted in writing and approved by Archives of American Gardens.
Topic:
Spring  Search this
Stairs  Search this
Rocks  Search this
People  Search this
Rockwork  Search this
Collection Citation:
Smithsonian Institution, Archives of American Gardens, The Garden Club of America collection.
Identifier:
AAG.GCA, File OH172
See more items in:
The Garden Club of America collection
The Garden Club of America collection / Series 1: United States Garden Images / Ohio
Archival Repository:
Archives of American Gardens
EDAN-URL:
ead_component:sova-aag-gca-ref15543

Yale University

Landscape architect:
Zion & Breen Associates  Search this
Collection Creator:
Garden Club of America  Search this
Extent:
1 Slide (col.)
Type:
Archival materials
Slides
Place:
Connecticut -- New Canaan
United States of America -- Connecticut -- Fairfield County -- New Canaan
Date:
1984
General:
Zion & Breen served as Landscape Architects at Yale from 1967 - 1982. Marble Garden. Beardsley, John. Earthworks and beyond: Contemporary art in the Landscape. New York: Abbeville Press, 1984.
Collection Restrictions:
Access to original images by appointment only. Researcher must submit request for appointment in writing. Certain items may be restricted and not available to researchers. Please direct reference inquiries to the Archives of American Gardens: aag@si.edu.
Collection Rights:
Archives of American Gardens encourages the use of its archival materials for non-commercial, educational and personal use under the fair use provision of U.S. copyright law. Use or copyright restrictions may exist. It is incumbent upon the researcher to ascertain copyright status and assume responsibility for usage. All requests for duplication and use must be submitted in writing and approved by Archives of American Gardens.
Topic:
Spring  Search this
Plazas  Search this
Sculpture  Search this
Collection Citation:
Smithsonian Institution, Archives of American Gardens, The Garden Club of America collection.
Identifier:
AAG.GCA, Item CT123002
See more items in:
The Garden Club of America collection
The Garden Club of America collection / Series 1: United States Garden Images / Connecticut / CT123: New Canaan -- Yale University
Archival Repository:
Archives of American Gardens
EDAN-URL:
ead_component:sova-aag-gca-ref22482

Beardsley, John, 1988-1989

Collection Creator::
National Museum of Natural History. Department of Entomology  Search this
Container:
Box 1 of 8
Type:
Archival materials
Collection Citation:
Smithsonian Institution Archives, Accession 19-132, National Museum of Natural History. Department of Entomology, Curatorial Correspondence
See more items in:
Curatorial Correspondence
Curatorial Correspondence / Box 1
Archival Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives
EDAN-URL:
ead_component:sova-sia-fa19-132-refidd1e1117

Beardsley, John

Collection Creator::
Smithsonian Institution. Office of Symposia and Seminars  Search this
Container:
Box 1 of 4
Type:
Archival materials
Collection Citation:
Smithsonian Institution Archives, Record Unit 497, Smithsonian Institution, Office of Symposia and Seminars, Symposia and Seminars Records
See more items in:
Symposia and Seminars Records
Symposia and Seminars Records / Box 1
Archival Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives
EDAN-URL:
ead_component:sova-sia-faru0497-refidd1e192

Beardsley, John W.

Collection Creator::
National Museum of Natural History. Division of Lepidoptera  Search this
Container:
Box 1 of 7
Type:
Archival materials
Collection Citation:
Smithsonian Institution Archives, Record Unit 427, National Museum of Natural History. Division of Lepidoptera, Records
See more items in:
Records
Records / Box 1
Archival Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives
EDAN-URL:
ead_component:sova-sia-faru0427-refidd1e634

Beardsley, John, Probing the Earth

Collection Creator::
Hirshhorn Museum and Sculpture Garden. Department of Education  Search this
Container:
Box 1 of 4
Type:
Archival materials
Collection Citation:
Smithsonian Institution Archives, Record Unit 514, Hirshhorn Museum and Sculpture Garden. Department of Education, Records
See more items in:
Records
Records / Box 1
Archival Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives
EDAN-URL:
ead_component:sova-sia-faru0514-refidd1e578

Beardsley, John W.

Collection Creator::
Kramer, James P.  Search this
Container:
Box 1 of 7
Type:
Archival materials
Collection Citation:
Smithsonian Institution Archives, Record Unit 7352, James P. Kramer Papers
See more items in:
James P. Kramer Papers
James P. Kramer Papers / Box 1
Archival Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives
EDAN-URL:
ead_component:sova-sia-faru7352-refidd1e433

Beardsley, John W.

Collection Creator::
United States National Museum. Division of Insects  Search this
Container:
Box 1 of 17
Type:
Archival materials
Collection Citation:
Smithsonian Institution Archives, Record Unit 140, United States National Museum. Division of Insects, Correspondence
See more items in:
Correspondence
Correspondence / Box 1
Archival Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives
EDAN-URL:
ead_component:sova-sia-faru0140-refidd1e932

Probing the earth : contemporary land projects / introd. and text by John Beardsley

Author:
Beardsley, John  Search this
Hirshhorn Museum and Sculpture Garden  Search this
Physical description:
111 pages : illustrations (some color) ; 28 cm
Type:
Exhibitions
Government publications
Exhibition catalogs
Date:
1977
©1977
20th century
Topic:
Conceptual art  Search this
Art, Modern  Search this
Call number:
N6494.C63B4X
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_98758

The quilts of Gee's Bend / John Beardsley [and three others] ; introduction by Alvia Wardlaw ; foreword by Peter Marzio

Author:
Beardsley, John  Search this
Museum of Fine Arts, Houston  Search this
Subject:
Arnett, William Art collections  Search this
Tinwood Alliance  Search this
Physical description:
190 pages : illustrations (chiefly color) ; 33 cm
Type:
Exhibitions
Exhibition catalogs
History
Place:
Alabama
Gee's Bend
Date:
2002
Topic:
African American quilts  Search this
African American quiltmakers  Search this
Quilts--History  Search this
African American women  Search this
Call number:
NK9112 .Q58 2002
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_704316

Gee's Bend : the women and their quilts / John Beardsley [and others] ; introduction by Alvia Wardlaw ; foreword by Peter Marzio

Author:
Beardsley, John  Search this
Museum of Fine Arts, Houston  Search this
Whitney Museum of American Art  Search this
Chrysler Museum  Search this
Tinwood Alliance  Search this
Subject:
Tinwood Alliance  Search this
Physical description:
432 pages : illustrations (chiefly color), maps, portraits ; 34 cm
Type:
Exhibitions
Exhibition catalogs
Place:
Alabama
Gee's Bend
Date:
2003
[2003, ©2002]
Topic:
African American women  Search this
Quilts  Search this
African American quilts  Search this
African American quiltmakers  Search this
Call number:
NK9112 .G44 2003
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_735349

Elyn Zimmerman

Author:
Beardsley, John  Search this
Zimmerman, Elyn 1945-  Search this
University of South Florida. Contemporary Art Museum  Search this
Subject:
Zimmerman, Elyn 1945-  Search this
Physical description:
56 p. : ill. (some col.) ; 27 cm
Type:
Books
Exhibitions
Date:
1991
C1991
Call number:
N40.1.Z71 C7 1991
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_500557

Designing wildlife habitats / John Beardsley, editor

Author:
Dumbarton Oaks Colloquium on the History of Landscape Architecture (34th : 2010)  Search this
Beardsley, John  Search this
Physical description:
vi, 294 pages : illustrations (some color), color maps ; 27 cm
Type:
Congresses
Conference papers and proceedings
Date:
2013
©2013
Topic:
Habitat (Ecology)  Search this
Biodiversity  Search this
Ecosystem health  Search this
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_1092517

Clifford Ross, William Willis : January 30-April 10, 1988, the Corcoran Gallery of Art, Washington, D.C. / [exhibition organized and text written by John Beardsley]

Author:
Ross, Clifford 1952-  Search this
Willis, William 1943-  Search this
Beardsley, John  Search this
Corcoran Gallery of Art  Search this
Subject:
Ross, Clifford 1952-  Search this
Willis, William 1943-  Search this
Physical description:
12 unnumbered pages (including covers) : illustrations ; 26 cm
Type:
Books
Exhibitions
Exhibition catalogs
Date:
1988
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_983397

Earthworks, (sculpture)

Title:
Triangular and Circular Redoubts, (sculpture)
Burial Mound, (sculpture)
Turf Maze, (sculpture)
Motte, (sculpture)
Stone Ship, (sculpture)
Earthwoman, (sculpture)
Altar, (sculpture)
Sculptor:
Pierce, James 1930-  Search this
Medium:
Earth, grass, and stone, including granite boulders
Type:
Sculptures-Outdoor Sculpture
Sculptures-Site-specific
Sculptures-Earthwork
Sculptures
Place:
Maine
Clinton
Date:
Begun: ca. 1970. Copyrighted 1975
Topic:
Abstract  Search this
Control number:
IAS ME000176
Data Source:
Art Inventories Catalog, Smithsonian American Art Museums
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_ari_325093

Cultural landscape heritage in Sub-Saharan Africa / John Beardsley, editor

Author:
Dumbarton Oaks Colloquium on the History of Landscape Architecture (37th : 2013 : Washington, D.C.)  Search this
Editor:
Beardsley, John  Search this
Host institution:
Dumbarton Oaks  Search this
Physical description:
vi, 478 pages : illustrations (some color) ; 28 cm
Type:
Congresses
Conference papers and proceedings
Place:
Africa, Sub-Saharan
Date:
2016
Topic:
Cultural landscapes  Search this
Landscape architecture  Search this
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_1056394

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