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Oral history interview with Jesse Amado, 2004 May 31-June 7

Interviewee:
Amado, Jesse, 1951-  Search this
Amado, Jesse, 1951-  Search this
Interviewer:
Cordova, Cary  Search this
Subject:
Ford, O'Neil  Search this
Mondini-Ruiz, Franco  Search this
Hickey, Dave  Search this
Davis, Barbara  Search this
Casas, Mel  Search this
Reynolds, Steve  Search this
Ramirez, Chuck  Search this
Holland, Rebecca  Search this
Finesilver Gallery  Search this
Contemporary Art for San Antonio (Organization)  Search this
ArtPace (Foundation : San Antonio, Tex.)  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
Art -- Technique  Search this
Religion in art  Search this
Theme:
Latino and Latin American  Search this
Record number:
(DSI-AAA_CollID)12876
(DSI-AAA_SIRISBib)248017
AAA_collcode_amado04
Theme:
Latino and Latin American
Data Source:
Archives of American Art
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:AAADCD_oh_248017
Online Media:

Ed Ruscha Metro plots [Project director: Candy Coleman; essay: Dave Hickey]

Title:
Metro plots
Author:
Coleman, Candy  Search this
Hickey, Dave 1940-  Search this
Gagosian Gallery (Los Angeles, Calif.)  Search this
Gagosian Gallery  Search this
Smithsonian Libraries Artists' Books DSI  Search this
Subject:
Ruscha, Edward  Search this
Physical description:
15 leaves,[5 leaves fold into one] illustrations (some color) 23 x 29 cm
Type:
Catalog
Exhibitions
Catalogs
Artists' books (books).)
Artists' books
Exhibition catalogs
Date:
1998
Topic:
Metro plots  Search this
Museum exhibits  Search this
Call number:
N6537.R87 H4 1998
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_645192

Oral history interview with Jesse Amado

Interviewee:
Amado, Jesse, 1951-  Search this
Interviewer:
Cordova, Cary  Search this
Creator:
Recuerdos Orales: Interviews of the Latino Art Community in Texas  Search this
Names:
ArtPace (Foundation : San Antonio, Tex.)  Search this
Contemporary Art for San Antonio (Organization)  Search this
Finesilver Gallery  Search this
Recuerdos Orales: Interviews of the Latino Art Community in Texas  Search this
Casas, Mel, 1929-2014  Search this
Davis, Barbara  Search this
Ford, O'Neil, 1905-  Search this
Hickey, Dave, 1940-  Search this
Holland, Rebecca, 1962-  Search this
Mondini-Ruiz, Franco, 1961-  Search this
Ramirez, Chuck  Search this
Reynolds, Steve  Search this
Extent:
79 Pages (Transcript)
Type:
Collection descriptions
Archival materials
Pages
Sound recordings
Interviews
Date:
2004 May 31-June 7
Scope and Contents:
An interview of Jesse Amado conducted 2004 May 31 and June 7, by Cary Cordova, for the Archives of American Art, at the artist's studio, in San Antonio, Texas.
Includes artist's family background, personalities, and relationship of artist's mother and father; parents' occupations and the effect on the family; brother Gilbert; early influences and experiences in drawing; role of religion during childhood; experiences in school including parochial school and losing interest in 12th grade; experiences working with architect O'Neil Ford in high school; decision to go into the Navy; experiences and travels in the Navy; first impressions of New York City; interest in literature and reading on works and life, including T.S. Eliot, "Tom Sawyer," "The Odyssey;" first experiences with foreign film, especially L'Avventura; bilingualism including learning to speak English and it's possible influences on art; work after the Navy on a tanker; travels in Europe; New York City and experiences working and living there; decision to return to San Antonio; starting at San Antonio College and experience of returning to school; first paintings; attempt at teaching; joining the fire department and influences of that job on his art; MFA study at University of Texas, San Antonio; influences of professors including Steve Reynolds, Mel Casas, and Dave Hickey; major influential discussion with Dave Hickey and art that resulted; BFA show exhibition; beginnings of ideas of fragility and mutability in early pieces; relationship to Minimalism or Conceptual Art in works; the growing art scene in San Antonio and it's galleries, including FineSilver, Blue Star and Art Pace; relationships with other San Antonio artists including Franco Mondini, Chuck Ramirez, Rebecca Holland; discussion of Bemis Foundation show; artist's feelings on being a Latino or Chicano artist; possible Latino influences on his art; discussion of Latino culture and iconography; change from stronger tendencies in painting towards sculpture and installation pieces; discussion of works in the "Taking Liberties" exhibition [1992]; the artist's creation process; discussion of Antonioni's L'Avventura and its use in artist's work; use of text as a visual form; importance of backstory and context to artist's work; use of music and lyrics in work, including James Brown and the Beatles; interest in taglines and its use in art; interest in fashion especially fashion magazines and its use in art; introduction and use of DYMO tape in art; relationship and interactions with galleries and museums, especially the Whitney, Blue Star, FineSilver; Barbara Davis; use of digital photography in work; discussion of the economics of the gallery; the future of artist's work and the importance of the process for the artist in the future; role of Catholicism in artist's work; the exhibition "Renascence" at the Contemporary Arts Museum in Houston; influence of marriage and divorce on works.
Biographical / Historical:
Jesse Amadao (1951-) is an artist in San Antonio, Texas. Cary Cordoza (1970-) is an art historian.
General:
Originally recorded on 7 sound discs. Reformatted in 2010 as 9 digital wav files. Duration is 4 hrs., 45 minutes.
Interview recorded on mini discs and compact discs.
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.
Occupation:
Sculptors -- Texas -- San Antonio  Search this
Painters -- Texas -- San Antonio  Search this
Topic:
Latino and Latin American artists  Search this
Art -- Technique  Search this
Religion in art  Search this
Genre/Form:
Sound recordings
Interviews
Identifier:
AAA.amado04
Archival Repository:
Archives of American Art
EDAN-URL:
ead_collection:sova-aaa-amado04
Online Media:

History photographs by David Levinthal ; [text, Dave Hickey, Lisa Hostetler]

Photographer:
Levinthal, David  Search this
Author:
Hickey, Dave 1940-  Search this
Hostetler, Lisa 1971-  Search this
Host institution:
George Eastman House  Search this
Physical description:
181 pages color illustrations 25 x 29 cm
Type:
Pictorial works
Exhibitions
Exhibition catalogs
Exhibition, pictorial works
Date:
2015
Topic:
World history  Search this
Toys in art  Search this
Photography, Artistic  Search this
Photography, Table-top  Search this
Miniature objects--Photography  Search this
War toys--Photography  Search this
Call number:
TR647 .L489 2015
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_1110084

Sarah Charlesworth, a retrospective / [organized by SITE Santa Fe ; curated by Louis Grachos and Susan Fisher Sterling ; with assistance from the National Museum of Women in the Arts, Washington, D.C., and the Museum of Contemporary Art, San Diego]

Author:
Charlesworth, Sarah 1947-2013  Search this
Grachos, Louis  Search this
Sterling, Susan Fisher  Search this
Phillips, Lisa 1954-  Search this
Hickey, Dave 1940-  Search this
Site Santa Fe (Gallery)  Search this
Museum of Contemporary Art, San Diego  Search this
National Museum of Women in the Arts (U.S.)  Search this
Cleveland Center for Contemporary Art  Search this
Subject:
Charlesworth, Sarah 1947-  Search this
Physical description:
149 p. : ill. (some col.) ; 30 cm
Type:
Exhibitions
Date:
1997
[1997?]
Topic:
Photography, Artistic  Search this
Composition (Photography)--Exhibitions  Search this
Photography, Handworked  Search this
Call number:
TR647.C48214 S5 1997
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_536247

Lari Pittman / Howard Fox, with contributions by Dave Hickey and Paul Schimmel

Author:
Fox, Howard N  Search this
Hickey, Dave 1940-  Search this
Schimmel, Paul  Search this
Los Angeles County Museum of Art  Search this
Contemporary Arts Museum  Search this
Corcoran Gallery of Art  Search this
Subject:
Pittman, Lari 1952-  Search this
Physical description:
87 p. : col. ill. ; 28 cm
Type:
Books
Exhibitions
Date:
1996
Call number:
N40.1.P6803 L67 1996
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_550771

Peter Alexander : in this light / essays by Dave Hickey and Naomi Vine

Author:
Alexander, Peter 1939-  Search this
Hickey, Dave 1940-  Search this
Vine, Naomi  Search this
Orange County Museum of Art (Calif.)  Search this
Donna Beam Fine Art Gallery  Search this
Subject:
Alexander, Peter 1939-  Search this
Physical description:
117 pages : illustrations (chiefly color) ; 26 cm
Type:
Books
Exhibitions
Exhibition catalogs
Date:
1999
©1999
Call number:
N40.1.A368 H5 1999
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_589292

Michael Reafsnyder / [essay by Dave Hickey]

Artist:
Reafsnyder, Michael 1969-  Search this
Writer of added text:
Hickey, Dave 1940-  Search this
Publisher:
Ameringer McEnery Yohe (Gallery)  Search this
Subject:
Reafsnyder, Michael 1969-  Search this
Physical description:
48 pages : color illustrations ; 29 cm
Type:
Exhibitions
Exhibition catalogs
Date:
2015
21st century
Topic:
Painting, American  Search this
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_1052299

Ellsworth Kelly : new paintings / essay by Dave Hickey

Title:
New paintings
Author:
Kelly, Ellsworth 1923-2015  Search this
Hickey, Dave 1940-  Search this
Matthew Marks Gallery  Search this
Subject:
Kelly, Ellsworth 1923-2015  Search this
Physical description:
9, [22] p. : col. ill., ports. ; 27 cm
Type:
Books
Exhibitions
Date:
1998
C1998
Call number:
ND237.K444 A4 1998
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_622768

Elizabeth Murray : paintings 2003-2006 : October 13-November 11, 2006

Title:
Elizabeth Murray at PaceWildenstein
Elizabeth Murray
Author:
Murray, Elizabeth 1940-2007  Search this
Hickey, Dave 1940-  Search this
PaceWildenstein (Firm)  Search this
Subject:
Murray, Elizabeth 1940-2007  Search this
Physical description:
39 p. : col. ill. ; 27 cm
Type:
Books
Exhibitions
Date:
2006
C2006
Call number:
ND237.M923 A4 2006
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_814214

Fiona Rae : you are the young and the hopeless : November 3-December 2, 2006

Title:
You are the young and the hopeless
Author:
Rae, Fiona 1963-  Search this
Hickey, Dave 1940-  Search this
PaceWildenstein (Firm)  Search this
Subject:
Rae, Fiona 1963-  Search this
Physical description:
46 p. : col. ill. ; 30 cm
Type:
Books
Exhibitions
Date:
2006
C2006
Call number:
ND497.R18 A4 2006
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_814649

Sol Lewitt, structures 1962-2003

Title:
Structures 1962-2003
Author:
LeWitt, Sol 1928-2007  Search this
Hickey, Dave 1940-  Search this
PaceWildenstein (Firm)  Search this
Subject:
LeWitt, Sol 1928-2007  Search this
Physical description:
95 p. : chiefly ill. (some col.) ; 26 x 28 cm
Type:
Books
Exhibitions
Date:
2004
C2004
Call number:
NB237.L49 A4 2004
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_816036

Tim Bavington : paintings 1998-2005 / essay by Dave Hickey

Title:
Paintings 1998-2005
Author:
Bavington, Tim  Search this
Hickey, Dave 1940-  Search this
Mark Moore Gallery  Search this
Subject:
Bavington, Tim  Search this
Physical description:
128 p. : col. ill. ; 21 x 28 cm
Type:
Exhibitions
Place:
United States
Date:
2006
Topic:
Art, Abstract  Search this
Music and color  Search this
Mathematics in art  Search this
Call number:
N6537.B238 A4 2006
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_820065

Frederick Hammersley : icons of the other, 11 January - 10 February 17, 2007 : Ameringer Yohe Fine Art

Title:
Icons of the other
Author:
Hammersley, Frederick 1919-2009-  Search this
Hickey, Dave 1940-  Search this
Ameringer Yohe Fine Art  Search this
Subject:
Hammersley, Frederick 1919-  Search this
Physical description:
36 p. : chiefly col. ill. ; 27 cm
Type:
Books
Exhibitions
Date:
2006
C2006
Call number:
ND237.H283 A4 2006
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_820790

Zephyr : paintings by Gajin Fujita / Elizabeth Dunbar ; with essays by Dave Hickey, Franklin Sirmans, and Jason Steuber

Author:
Dunbar, Elizabeth  Search this
Hickey, Dave 1940-  Search this
Sirmans, Franklin  Search this
Steuber, Jason  Search this
Kemper Museum of Contemporary Art (Kansas City, Missouri)  Search this
Subject:
Fujita, Gajin 1972-  Search this
Physical description:
79 p. : col. ill. ; 19 x 29 cm
Type:
Books
Date:
2006
C2006
20th century
Topic:
Japanese American art  Search this
Painting, American  Search this
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_822232

Mixology : an installation / by Christine Siemens ; with an essay by Dave Hickey

Author:
Siemens, Christine  Search this
Hickey, Dave 1940-  Search this
Apex Art C.P. (Gallery)  Search this
Subject:
Siemens, Christine  Search this
Physical description:
1 folded sheet ([8] p.) : ill. (chiefly col.) ; 22 cm
Type:
Exhibitions
Date:
1999
C1999
Topic:
Installations (Art)  Search this
Call number:
N6549.S55 A4 1999
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_825464

Optic nerve : perceptual art of the 1960s / Joe Houston ; introduction by Dave Hickey

Title:
Perceptual art of the 1960s
Author:
Houston, Joe 1962-  Search this
Hickey, Dave 1940-  Search this
Columbus Museum of Art  Search this
Physical description:
208 p. : col. ill. ; 29 cm
Type:
Exhibitions
Date:
2007
20th century
Topic:
Optical art  Search this
Art, Modern  Search this
Call number:
N6494.O6 H68 2007
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_827290

Mary Heilmann : to be someone / organized by Elizabeth Armstrong ; essays by Elizabeth Armstrong, Johanna Burton and Dave Hickey

Title:
To be someone
Author:
Armstrong, Elizabeth 1952-  Search this
Heilmann, Mary 1940-  Search this
Burton, Johanna  Search this
Hickey, Dave 1940-  Search this
Orange County Museum of Art (Calif.)  Search this
Contemporary Arts Museum  Search this
Wexner Center for the Arts  Search this
New Museum of Contemporary Art (New York, N.Y.)  Search this
Subject:
Heilmann, Mary 1940-  Search this
Heilmann, Mary 1940- Criticism and interpretation  Search this
Physical description:
192 p. : ill. (chiefly col.) ; 28 cm
Type:
Books
Exhibitions
Date:
2007
C2007
Topic:
Painting, Abstract  Search this
Call number:
ND237.H427 A4 2007
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_831660

James Hayward : works 1975-2007 / essays by Dave Hickey, Frances Colpitt, and Jason Smith

Author:
Hayward, James 1943-  Search this
Hickey, Dave 1940-  Search this
Colpitt, Frances  Search this
Smith, Jason 1966-  Search this
Modernism (Gallery)  Search this
Subject:
Hayward, James 1943-  Search this
Physical description:
140 p. : col. ill. ; 32 cm
Type:
Books
Exhibitions
Date:
2007
C2007
Call number:
ND237.H395 A4 2007
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_835546

Howl : the artwork of Luis Jiménez / introduction by Dave Hickey, text by Camille Flores-Turney

Title:
Artwork of Luis Jiménez
Author:
Flores-Turney, Camille  Search this
Jimenez, Luis 1940-2006  Search this
Hickey, Dave 1940-  Search this
New Mexico Magazine (Firm)  Search this
Subject:
Jimenez, Luis 1940-2006 Criticism and interpretation  Search this
Physical description:
75 p. : ill. (some col.) ; 23 x 28 cm. + 1 portfolio (2 leaves of plates : all col. ill. ; 33 cm.)
Type:
Books
Date:
1997
Call number:
N40.1.J606 F5 1997b
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_838463

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