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Yolanda M. López to Tomás Ybarra-Frausto

Creator:
López, Yolanda M., 1942-2021  Search this
Ybarra-Frausto, Tomás, 1938-  Search this
López, Yolanda M., 1942-2021  Search this
Type:
Correspondence
Date:
1979 Mar. 14
Topic:
Hispanic American artists  Search this
Record number:
(DSI-AAA)1739
See more items in:
Tomás Ybarra-Frausto research material, 1965-2004
Data Source:
Archives of American Art
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:AAADCD_item_1739
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Oral history interview with José A. Torres Martino

Interviewee:
Torres Martinó, José Antonio, 1916-2011  Search this
Interviewer:
Cancel, Luis R.  Search this
Creator:
Puerto Rican Artists Video Project  Search this
Names:
Puerto Rican Artists Video Project  Search this
Extent:
6 Items (Reference copy: 6 video files (2 hrs., 53 min.), digital, mov)
6 Items (Master: 6 video recordings (Betacam))
Type:
Collection descriptions
Archival materials
Interviews
Video recordings
Date:
1997 October 26
Scope and Contents:
An interview of José A. Torres Martino conducted 1997 October 26, by Luis Cancel, for the Archives of American Art's Puerto Rican Artists Video Project.
Biographical / Historical:
José A. Torres Martino (1916-2011) was a painter, artist, writer, and journalist in San Juan, Puerto Rico.
Provenance:
Other artists interviewed include: Ricardo E. Alegria, Felix Rodríquez Báez, Myrna Báez, Edna Coll, Lorenzo Homar, Antonio Maldonado, Antonio Martorell, Delta Bravo de Picó, and Noemi Ruíz.
Restrictions:
This interview is not transcribed. The video recording is open for research. Contact Reference Services for more information.
Topic:
Artists -- Puerto Rico -- Interviews  Search this
Hispanic American artists  Search this
Genre/Form:
Interviews
Video recordings
Identifier:
AAA.torres97
Archival Repository:
Archives of American Art
EDAN-URL:
ead_collection:sova-aaa-torres97

Oral history interview with Juan Sánchez

Interviewer:
Sánchez, Juan, 1954-  Search this
Franco, Josh T., 1985-  Search this
Extent:
9 Items (sound files (7 hr., 59 min.) Audio, digital, wav)
90 Pages (Transcript)
Type:
Collection descriptions
Archival materials
Pages
Interviews
Sound recordings
Date:
2018 October 1-2
Scope and Contents:
An interview with Juan Sánchez conducted 2018 October 1-2, by Josh T. Franco, for the Archives of American Art, at Sánchez studio, in Brooklyn, New York.
Sanchez speaks of his childhood in Puerto Rican enclaves of Brooklyn; formative experiences with Nuyorican poets; early memories of Puerto Rico; his earliest interest in drawing from comic books; early art-making and art education experiences, including the Pratt Saturday program; encountering Taller Boricua during the time he studied at Cooper Union; drawing formative inspiration from En Foco's photography; flourishing after initial difficulties at Cooper Union; his graduate studies at Mason Gross School of the Arts at Rutgers University; his early exhibition experiences; his negative experience of participating in Group Material's exhibition Americana; reflections on political art; his friendship with Ana Mendieta; his collaborations with MoCHA , INTAR gallery, and Exit Art; the development of his painting, photography, and collage aesthetics through graduate school; the personal and emotional dimension of his art-making process; his use of circles and photographs of heroic historical figures in his paintings; the development and execution of his public art commissions; the development of his teaching career; his experiences working at the Queens Museum education department and Cooper Union admissions department; specific controversies over the content of his work being shown at Princeton University and SUNY Stony Brook; the development and execution of his printmaking practice; and his reflections on the experience and importance of participating in an oral history interview. Sanchez also recalls Amiri Baraka, Sandra María Esteves, Louis Reyes Rivera, Pedro Pietri, Gilbert Hernandez, Jorge Soto, Hans Haacke, Reuben Kadish, Eugene Tulchin, Charles Biasiny, Leon Golub, Larry Fink, Robert Blackburn, Mel Edwards, Doug Ashford, Jimmie Durham, Nancy Spero, Lucy Lippard, Geno Rodriguez, Papo Colo, Jayne Cortez, Carl Andre, Ana Mendieta, Raquelín Mendieta, Noah Jemison, Inverna Lockpez, Nilda Peraza, James Luna, Julia Hirschberg, Susana Leval, Miguel Algarín, Jeanetter Ingberman, Jolie Guy, Susan Bloodworth, Zachary Fabri, Gilbert Cardenas, Jeanne Moutoussamy-Ashe, Michael Brathwaite, Alfredo Jaar, Tomie Arai, Lorenzo Clayton, Joan Hall, Pepe Coronado, Maryanne Simmons, and Melquiades Rosario Sastre.
Biographical / Historical:
Juan Sánchez (1954- ) is a printmaker, muralist, painter, and teacher in Brooklyn, New York. Josh T. Franco (1985- ) is the National Collector, Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution, Washington, D.C.
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:
The transcript and recording are open for research. Contact Reference Services for more information.
Occupation:
Art teachers -- New York (State) -- New York -- Interviews  Search this
Topic:
Hispanic American artists  Search this
Mixed media (Art)  Search this
Painters -- New York (State) -- New York -- Interviews  Search this
Photographers -- New York (State) -- New York -- Interviews  Search this
Genre/Form:
Interviews
Sound recordings
Identifier:
AAA.sanche18
Archival Repository:
Archives of American Art
EDAN-URL:
ead_collection:sova-aaa-sanche18
Online Media:

Oral history interview with Noemi Ruíz

Interviewee:
Ruiz, Noemi, 1931-  Search this
Names:
Puerto Rican Artists Video Project  Search this
Interviewer:
Cancel, Luis R.  Search this
Extent:
5 Items (Reference copy: 5 video files (2 hrs., 18 min.), digital, mov)
5 Items (Master: 5 video recordings (Betacam))
Type:
Collection descriptions
Archival materials
Interviews
Video recordings
Date:
1997 Oct. 25- Nov. 1
Scope and Contents:
An interview of Noemi Ruíz conducted by Luis Cancel, 1997 Oct. 25- Nov. 1, for the Archives of American Art's Puerto Rican Artists Video Project.
Biographical / Historical:
Noemi Ruiz (1931) is a Puerto Rican painter, graphic artist, and teacher.
Provenance:
Other artists interviewed include: Ricardo E. Alegria, Felix Rodríquez Báez, Myrna Báez, Edna Coll, Delta Bravo de Picó, Lorenzo Homar, Antonio Maldonado, Antonio Martorell, and José A. Torres Martino.
Restrictions:
This interview is not transcibed. The video recording is open for research. Contact Reference Services for more information.
Topic:
Artists -- Puerto Rico -- Interviews  Search this
Hispanic American artists  Search this
Genre/Form:
Interviews
Video recordings
Identifier:
AAA.ruiz97
Archival Repository:
Archives of American Art
EDAN-URL:
ead_collection:sova-aaa-ruiz97

Oral history interview with Arturo Rodríguez

Interviewee:
Rodríguez, Arturo, 1956-  Search this
Interviewer:
Martínez, Juan A.  Search this
Names:
De Kooning, Willem, 1904-1997  Search this
Extent:
63 Pages (Transcript)
Type:
Collection descriptions
Archival materials
Pages
Sound recordings
Interviews
Date:
1997 November 14
Scope and Contents:
An interview of Arturo Rodríguez conducted 1997 November 14, by Juan A. Martínez, in Rodriquez's home/studio, Miami, Fla., for the Archives of American Art.
Rodriguez speaks of his birthplace, Ranchuelo, Cuba, his early interest in drawing, his move to Madrid at 16, and his self-directed art education. He discusses the intertwined relationship of literature, poetry, and music. He comments on Spanish realists such as Antonio Lopez Quintanilla and American expressionists Willem de Kooning and others. He also recalls his exhibitions and art collectors, particularly Judith and William Ladner. He describes his paintings as a combination of expressionism, realism, surrealism, abstraction, and a pessimistic vision of the human condition.
Biographical / Historical:
Arturo Rodríguez (1956- ) is a painter from Miami, Fla. Rodriguez is a self-taught artist born in Cuba. His wife is the painter, Demi.
General:
Originally recorded on 1 sound cassette. Reformatted in 2010 as 2 digital wav files. Duration is 1 hr., 17 min.
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:
Artists -- Florida -- Miami -- Interviews  Search this
Expatriate artists -- Florida -- Miami -- Interviews  Search this
Artists -- Cuba -- Interviews  Search this
Cuban American artists  Search this
Hispanic American artists  Search this
Cuban American art  Search this
Art, Modern -- 20th century -- Florida -- Miami  Search this
Genre/Form:
Sound recordings
Interviews
Identifier:
AAA.rodrig97
Archival Repository:
Archives of American Art
EDAN-URL:
ead_collection:sova-aaa-rodrig97
Online Media:

Oral history interview with Mel Ramos

Interviewee:
Ramos, Mel, 1935-2018  Search this
Interviewer:
Karlstrom, Paul J.  Search this
Extent:
49 Pages (Transcript)
Type:
Collection descriptions
Archival materials
Pages
Sound recordings
Interviews
Date:
1981 May 15
Scope and Contents:
An interview of Mel Ramos conducted 1981 May 15, by Paul Karlstrom, for the Archives of American Art. Ramos speaks of the human figure as subject matter; contemporary iconography; the continuity of themes throughout art history; his interest in celebrities; his female nudes; his response to feminist objections to his work; the influence of Willem de Kooning, Salvador Dali, George Miyasaki, Nathan Oliveira and Wayne Thiebaud; Leta, his wife and model; his use of photographs; photo-realism; his work as part of the "painterly tradition."
Biographical / Historical:
Mel Ramos (1935-) is a painter and teacher in Oakland, Calif.
General:
Originally recorded on 2 sound cassettes. Reformatted in 2010 as 4 digital wav files. Duration is 1 hr., 45 min.
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 others.
Restrictions:
Transcript available on the Archives of American Art website.
Topic:
Nude in art  Search this
Painters -- California -- Interviews  Search this
Art -- Philosophy  Search this
Hispanic American artists  Search this
Genre/Form:
Sound recordings
Interviews
Identifier:
AAA.ramos81
Archival Repository:
Archives of American Art
EDAN-URL:
ead_collection:sova-aaa-ramos81
Online Media:

Oral history interview with José and Malaquias Montoya

Interviewee:
Montoya, José  Search this
Creator:
Hernandez, Eduardo  Search this
Montoya, Malaquias, 1938-  Search this
Names:
Royal Chicano Air Force  Search this
Montoya, Malaquias, 1938-  Search this
Extent:
7 Sound cassettes (Sound recording, master (ca. 11 hrs.), analog)
7 Cassettes (Sound recording, duplicate)
373 Pages (Transcript)
Type:
Collection descriptions
Archival materials
Sound cassettes
Cassettes
Pages
Sound recordings
Interviews
Date:
1988 Feb. 28-June 2
Scope and Contents:
Interviews of brothers José and Malaquias Montoya conducted 1988 Feb. 28-June 2, by Eduardo Hernandez, for the Archives of American Art.
The Montoya's recall growing up as Mexican-Americans in a rural town in Colorado; moving to urban areas in California; their early education and development of their political awareness; and their artistic experiences, including their founding of the Royal Chicano Air Force, a group working primarily as muralists.
Biographical / Historical:
José Montoya (1932-2013) was a Mexican-American poet and artist in Sacramento, Calif. Malaquias Montoya (1938- ) is a Mexican-American artist in Oakland, Calif. He and his brother José founded Royal Chicano Air Force, a group working primarily as muralists
Occupation:
Muralists -- California  Search this
Topic:
Mexican American artists  Search this
Mexican American art  Search this
Mural painting and decoration, American  Search this
Mural painting and decoration -- 20th century -- United States  Search this
Hispanic American artists  Search this
Painters -- California -- Interviews  Search this
Genre/Form:
Sound recordings
Interviews
Identifier:
AAA.montoy88
Archival Repository:
Archives of American Art
EDAN-URL:
ead_collection:sova-aaa-montoy88
Online Media:

Oral history interview with José Moya del Pino

Interviewee:
Moya del Pino, Jose, 1891-1969  Search this
Interviewer:
McChesney, Mary Fuller  Search this
Creator:
New Deal and the Arts Oral History Project  Search this
Names:
Federal Art Project (Calif.)  Search this
New Deal and the Arts Oral History Project  Search this
Arnautoff, Victor Mikhail, 1896-1979  Search this
Rivera, Diego, 1886-1957  Search this
Extent:
13 Pages (Transcript)
Type:
Collection descriptions
Archival materials
Pages
Sound recordings
Interviews
Date:
1964 Sept. 10
Scope and Contents:
An interview of José Moya del Pino conducted 1964 Sept. 10, by Mary McChesney, for the New Deal and the Arts Oral History Project.
Moya del Pino speaks of his youth in Spain, and his education in Rome and in Paris; meeting Matisse; moving to San Francisco and taking up portraiture there; starting with the Federal Art Project (FAP) and working on a mural at Coit Tower; political problems with the murals and other work done under the FAP; painting a mural in a post office in Alpine, Tex., and other murals; how work was assigned; his mural for the Social Security Building in Washington, D.C.; and his feelings about government support for the arts and how it should be administered. He recalls Diego Rivera and Victor Arnautoff.
Biographical / Historical:
José Moya del Pino (1891-1969) was a Spanish born painter and mural painter from Calif.
General:
Originally recorded on 1 sound tape reel. Reformatted in 2010 as 2 digital wav files. Duration is 1 hrs., 57 min.
Provenance:
Conducted as part of the Archives of American Art's New Deal and the Arts project, which includes over 400 interviews of artists, administrators, historians, and others involved with the federal government's art programs and the activities of the Farm Security Administration in the 1930s and early 1940s.
Topic:
Coit Memorial Tower (San Francisco, Calif.)  Search this
Painters -- California -- Interviews  Search this
Muralists -- California -- Interviews  Search this
Federal aid to the arts  Search this
Mural painting and decoration -- California -- San Francisco  Search this
Hispanic American artists  Search this
Genre/Form:
Sound recordings
Interviews
Identifier:
AAA.moyade64
Archival Repository:
Archives of American Art
EDAN-URL:
ead_collection:sova-aaa-moyade64
Online Media:

Oral history interview with Jesús Moroles

Interviewee:
Moroles, Jesús Bautista, 1950-2015  Search this
Interviewer:
Cordova, Cary  Search this
Creator:
Recuerdos Orales: Interviews of the Latino Art Community in Texas  Search this
Names:
Recuerdos Orales: Interviews of the Latino Art Community in Texas  Search this
Baca, Judith Francisca  Search this
Jimenez, Luis, 1940-2006  Search this
Legorreta Vilchis, Ricardo  Search this
Noguchi, Isamu, 1904-1988  Search this
Pfeiffer, Eckhardt.  Search this
Ribelin, Frank  Search this
Rückriem, Ulrich.  Search this
Saarinen, Eero, 1910-1961  Search this
Shrader, David  Search this
Extent:
102 Pages (Transcript)
Type:
Collection descriptions
Archival materials
Pages
Sound recordings
Interviews
Date:
2004 July 19-20
Scope and Contents:
An interview of Jesús Moroles conducted 2004 July 19-20, by Cary Cordova, for the Archives of American Art, in Rockport, Tex.
Moroles speaks of his parents' poor background and young courtship; his parents' strong work ethic, and his inheritance of this work ethic; earning money through art commissions at a young age; being a young entrepreneur; joining the Air Force and avoiding combat in Southeast Asia by working with electronics; doing photography while stationed in Thailand; choosing stone as medium; numerous injuries he has received during stonecutting; working in Pietra Santa, Italy; meeting and working under Luis Jimenez; working in segregated Waxahachie, Tex.; differences between his figurative and abstract works; why he curates all his shows; and the reasons behind his unconventional stone-sawing methods. Moroles also discusses how he names his works and series; moving his studio to Rockport; his fears of being typecast as a specific type of artist (i.e., "fountain" or "Chicano"); incredulity and disdain towards art journalism and scholarship; his commission for the CBS building; his good relationships with his dealers; his new book of artwork; his desire to slow down his production; his unconventional Baptist/Latino upbringing and his present lack of religion; the Houston Police Memorial; the pyramid motif in his work; his visits to China; moving to Rockport; the tactile nature of his works; his belief in the musicality of granite; his megalomaniacal disposition towards his works; the drowning victims in the Forth Worth Water Gardens; his desire to create sacred places, and the meaning of that phrase; the process of "granite weaving"; his new metal pieces; the lack of political meanings in his art; his "Moonscapes"; and his affections for his daughter. Moroles also recalls Eckhard Pfeiffer, Isamu Noguchi, Ulrich Ruckriem, Eero Saarinen, David Shrader, Frank Ribelin, Ricardo Legoretta, Judy Baca, and others.
Biographical / Historical:
Jesús Moroles (1950- ) is a sculptor in Rockport, Tex. Cary Cordova (1970- ) is an art historian in Austin, Tex.
General:
Originally recorded on 6 sound discs. Reformatted in 2010 as 10 digital wav files. Duration is 6 hrs., 13 min.
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:
Sculptors -- Texas -- Interviews  Search this
Art -- Economic aspects  Search this
Hispanic American artists  Search this
Function:
Art commissions
Genre/Form:
Sound recordings
Interviews
Identifier:
AAA.morole04
Archival Repository:
Archives of American Art
EDAN-URL:
ead_collection:sova-aaa-morole04
Online Media:

Oral history interview with Franco Mondini-Ruiz

Interviewee:
Mondini-Ruiz, Franco, 1961-  Search this
Interviewer:
Cordova, Cary  Search this
Creator:
Recuerdos Orales: Interviews of the Latino Art Community in Texas  Search this
Names:
Recuerdos Orales: Interviews of the Latino Art Community in Texas  Search this
Amado, Jesse, 1951-  Search this
Briseño, Rolando, 1952-  Search this
Casey, Mike  Search this
Cisneros, Sandra  Search this
Diaz, Alejandro  Search this
Herzberg, Julia P.  Search this
Jaukkuri, Maaretta  Search this
Judd, Donald, 1928-1994  Search this
Lozano, Danny  Search this
Moffatt, Tracey  Search this
Romo, Ito, 1961-  Search this
Taylor, Frederieke  Search this
Tracy, Michael, 1943-  Search this
Extent:
93 Pages (Transcript)
Type:
Collection descriptions
Archival materials
Pages
Sound recordings
Interviews
Date:
2004 July 7-8
Scope and Contents:
An interview of Franco Mondini-Ruiz conducted 2004 July 7-8, by Cary Cordova, for the Archives of American Art, in Alameda and San Antonio, Tex.
Mondini speaks of his parents' disparate backgrounds; his repressed childhood in Boerne, Tex.; his family's electronics store; discovering that his brother was actually his half-brother; attending undergrad and law school at St. Mary's in San Antonio, Tex.; his Catholic rearing; raising his Latino consciousness during and after law school; his life as a successful lawyer; his ingratiation into both rich white and Latino cultures; his partying and coming-out as a gay man; his making of art as a counterpoint to his office work; advice for young Latino artists; the importance of cheap art; exoticizing of Mexican culture by Anglos; quitting law and his experience living in Mexico City; and being diagnosed with HIV. Mondini-Ruiz also speaks of opening his Infinito Botanica and how he operated it; American drug culture; San Antonio's cityscape and his "utopic" hope for it; his "Blue Star on Houston" exhibition; drug use; his show at Bard College as his big break; living with Alejandro Diaz; homosexual and Mexican rococo aesthetics; his exhibit at the 2000 Whitney Biennial and moving to New York City; the importance of found art; the universality of class and race struggles; the problems with over-materialization of artwork; his "Ballroom" show in Marfa, Tex. and the issues confronting that city's arts patronage; his making of the "Spurs Installation"; his new anti-materialistic mindset; and the patterns within his career. Mondini-Ruiz also recalls Michael Tracy, Ito Romo, Rolando Briseno, Sandra Cisneros, Jesse Amado, Donald Judd, Frederieke Taylor, Julia Herzberg, Danny Lozano, Maaretta Jaukkuri, Tracey Moffat, Mike Casey, and others.
Biographical / Historical:
Franco Mondini-Ruiz (1961- ) is an artist in New York. Legal name is Gino Francisco Mondini. Interviewer Cary Cordova (1970-) is an art historian from Austin, Tex.
General:
Originally recorded on 5 sound discs. Reformatted in 2010 as 9 digital wav files. Duration is 5 hrs., 12 min.
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:
Lawyers -- Texas -- Interviews  Search this
Topic:
Art -- Technique  Search this
Hispanic American artists  Search this
Gay artists  Search this
Artists (LGBTQ)  Search this
Genre/Form:
Sound recordings
Interviews
Identifier:
AAA.mondin04
Archival Repository:
Archives of American Art
EDAN-URL:
ead_collection:sova-aaa-mondin04
Online Media:

Oral history video interview with Antonio Martorell

Interviewee:
Martorell, Antonio, 1939-  Search this
Interviewer:
Cancel, Luis R.  Search this
Creator:
Puerto Rican Artists Video Project  Search this
Names:
Puerto Rican Artists Video Project  Search this
Extent:
6 Items (Reference copy: 6 video files (2 hrs., 44 min.))
6 Items (Master: 6 video recordings (Betacam))
Type:
Collection descriptions
Archival materials
Interviews
Video recordings
Date:
1997 Oct. 25- Nov. 1
Scope and Contents:
An interview of Antonio Martorell conducted by Luis Cancel, Oct. 25- Nov. 1, 1997, for the Archives of American Art's Puerto Rican Artists Video Project.
Biographical / Historical:
Interviewee Antonio Martorell (1939) is a Puerto Rican writer, painter, graphic artist, and radio and television personality.
Provenance:
Other artists interviewed include: Ricardo E. Alegria, Felix Rodríquez Báez, Myrna Báez, Edna Coll, Delta Bravo de Picó, Lorenzo Homar, Antonio Maldonado, Noemi Ruíz, and José A. Torres Martino
Restrictions:
This interview is not transcribed. The video recording is open for research. Contact Reference Services for more information.
Topic:
Artists -- Puerto Rico -- Interviews  Search this
Hispanic American artists  Search this
Genre/Form:
Interviews
Video recordings
Identifier:
AAA.martor97
Archival Repository:
Archives of American Art
EDAN-URL:
ead_collection:sova-aaa-martor97

Oral history interview with Antonio Maldonado

Interviewee:
Maldonado, Antonio  Search this
Interviewer:
Cancel, Luis R.  Search this
Creator:
Puerto Rican Artists Video Project  Search this
Names:
Puerto Rican Artists Video Project  Search this
Extent:
4 Items (Reference copy: 4 video files (1 hr., 42 min.), digital, mov)
4 Items (Master: 4 video recordings (Betacam))
Type:
Collection descriptions
Archival materials
Interviews
Video recordings
Date:
1997 Oct. 25- Nov. 1
Scope and Contents:
An interview with Antonio Maldonado conducted by Luis Cancel, 1997 Oct. 25- Nov. 1, for the Archives of American Art's Puerto Rican Artists Video Project.
Biographical / Historical:
Interviewee Antonio Maldonado (1920-2006) was a Puerto Rican painter and graphic artist.
Provenance:
Other artists interviewed include Ricardo E. Alegria, Felix Rodríquez Báez, Myrna Báez, Edna Coll, Lorenzo Homar, José A. Torres Martino, Antonio Martorell, Delta Bravo de Picó, and Noemi Ruíz.
Restrictions:
This interview is not transcribed. The video recording is open for research. Contact Reference Services for more information.
Topic:
Artists -- Puerto Rico -- Interviews  Search this
Hispanic American artists  Search this
Genre/Form:
Interviews
Video recordings
Identifier:
AAA.maldon97
Archival Repository:
Archives of American Art
EDAN-URL:
ead_collection:sova-aaa-maldon97

Oral history interview with Gyula Kosice

Interviewee:
Kosice, Gyula, 1924-2016  Search this
Interviewer:
Coleman, Butler  Search this
Extent:
1 Item (sound file, digital, wav file)
16 Pages (Transcript)
Type:
Collection descriptions
Archival materials
Pages
Sound recordings
Interviews
Date:
1967 June 28
Scope and Contents:
An interview with Gyula Kosice conducted 1967 June 28, by Butler Coleman, for the Archives of American Art.
Biographical / Historical:
Gyula Kosice (1924-2016) was a sculptor in New York, N.Y.
General:
Originally recorded on 1 sound tape reel. Reformatted in 2010 as 1 digital wav file. Duration is 1 hr., 5 min.
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 others.
Topic:
Art, American  Search this
Sculptors -- New York (State) -- New York -- Interviews  Search this
Hispanic American artists  Search this
Genre/Form:
Sound recordings
Interviews
Identifier:
AAA.kosice67
Archival Repository:
Archives of American Art
EDAN-URL:
ead_collection:sova-aaa-kosice67
Online Media:

Oral history interview with Lorenzo Homar

Interviewee:
Homar, Lorenzo  Search this
Interviewer:
Benítez, Marimar  Search this
Cancel, Luis R.  Search this
Creator:
Puerto Rican Artists Video Project  Search this
Names:
Puerto Rican Artists Video Project  Search this
Extent:
8 Items (Reference copy: 8 video files (3 hrs., 55 min.), digital, mov)
8 Items (Master: 8 video recordings (Betacam))
4 Items (video files (3 hrs., 54 min.), digital,mov)
Type:
Collection descriptions
Archival materials
Interviews
Video recordings
Date:
1997 October 27
Scope and Contents:
An interview with Lorenzo Homar conducted by Luis Cancel, 1997 Oct. 27, for the Archives of American Art's Puerto Rican Artists Video Project.
Artists include: Ricardo E. Alegria, Felix Rodríquez Báez, Myrna Báez, Edna Coll, Lorenzo Homar, Antonio Maldonado, José A. Torres Martino, Antonio Martorell, Delta Bravo de Picó, and Noemi Ruíz.
Biographical / Historical:
Interviewee Lorenzo Homar (1913/09/10-2004/02/16) was a Puerto Rican printmaker, painter, and calligrapher.
Restrictions:
This interview is not transcribed. The video recording is open for research. Contact Reference Services for more information.
Topic:
Artists -- Puerto Rico -- Interviews  Search this
Hispanic American artists  Search this
Genre/Form:
Interviews
Video recordings
Identifier:
AAA.homar97
Archival Repository:
Archives of American Art
EDAN-URL:
ead_collection:sova-aaa-homar97

Oral history interview with Delta Bravo de Picó

Interviewee:
De Picó, Delta Bravo  Search this
Interviewer:
Benítez, Marimar  Search this
Cancel, Luis R.  Search this
Creator:
Puerto Rican Artists Video Project  Search this
Names:
Puerto Rican Artists Video Project  Search this
Extent:
2 Items (Reference copy: 2 video files (50 min.), digital, mov)
2 Items (Master: 2 video recordings (Betacam))
Type:
Collection descriptions
Archival materials
Interviews
Video recordings
Date:
1997 October 25-November 1
Scope and Contents:
An interview with Delta Bravo de Picó conducted by Luis Cancel, 1997 October 25-November 1, for the Archives of American Art's Puerto Rican Artists Video Project.
Provenance:
Other artists interviewed include: Artists include: Ricardo E. Alegria, Felix Rodríquez Báez, Myrna Báez, Edna Coll, Lorenzo Homar, Antonio Maldonado, José A. Torres Martino, Antonio Martorell, and Noemi Ruíz.
Restrictions:
This interview is not transcribed. The video recording is open for research. Contact Reference Services for more information.
Topic:
Artists -- Puerto Rico -- Interviews  Search this
Hispanic American artists  Search this
Genre/Form:
Interviews
Video recordings
Identifier:
AAA.depico97
Archival Repository:
Archives of American Art
EDAN-URL:
ead_collection:sova-aaa-depico97

Oral history interview with José de Rivera

Interviewee:
De Rivera, José Ruiz, 1904-1985  Search this
Interviewer:
Cummings, Paul  Search this
Extent:
60 Pages (Transcript)
Type:
Collection descriptions
Archival materials
Pages
Sound recordings
Interviews
Date:
1968 February 24
Scope and Contents:
An interview of José de Rivera conducted 1968 February 24, by Paul Cummings, for the Archives of American Art. De Rivera recalls his childhood on sugar plantations in Louisiana; his early work in New Orleans and Chicago as a mechanic; his training as a commercial artist at Chicago's Studio School and taking life drawing classes with John Norton. He talks about freelancing as a commercial artist in Chicago; his military service during World War II; traveling in Europe and Egypt and relocating to New York. Cummings and de Rivera discuss de Rivera's sculpture in some depth, as well as de Rivera's interest in artists such as Brancusi and Mondrian.
Biographical / Historical:
José de Rivera (1904-1985) was a sculptor in New York, New York.
General:
Originally recorded on 1 sound tape reel. Reformatted in 2010 as 4 digital wav files. Duration is 2 hr., 9 min.
Provenance:
This interview is part of the Archives' 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. Funding for the interview was provided by the New York State Council on the Arts.
Restrictions:
Transcript available on the Archives of American Art website.
Topic:
Hispanic American artists  Search this
Sculpture, American  Search this
Sculptors -- New York (State) -- New York -- Interviews  Search this
Sculptors -- Interviews  Search this
Genre/Form:
Sound recordings
Interviews
Identifier:
AAA.derive68
Archival Repository:
Archives of American Art
EDAN-URL:
ead_collection:sova-aaa-derive68
Online Media:

Oral history interview with Federico Castellon

Interviewee:
Castellón, Federico, 1914-1971  Search this
Interviewer:
Cummings, Paul  Search this
Names:
Associated American Artists  Search this
Columbia University -- Faculty  Search this
Weyhe Gallery  Search this
Ames, Elizabeth  Search this
Cole, Sylvan  Search this
Dintenfass, Terry, 1920-  Search this
Fleischman, Lawrence A. (Lawrence Arthur), 1925-1997  Search this
Lewenthal, Reeves, 1909-1987  Search this
Rivera, Diego, 1886-1957  Search this
Zigrosser, Carl, 1891-  Search this
Extent:
104 Pages (Transcript)
Type:
Collection descriptions
Archival materials
Pages
Sound recordings
Interviews
Date:
1971 April 7-14
Scope and Contents:
An interview of Federico Castellon conducted 1971 April 7-14, by Paul Cummings, for the Archives of American Art. Castellon speaks of his childhood; his early interest in art; contact with Diego Rivera and the Weyhe Gallery in 1933; studying in Madrid and Paris; his involvement with the Spanish military; teaching at Columbia; traveling in Italy and in the Southwestern U.S.; making his first prints; his involvement with the Associated American Artists Gallery; printmaking methods and techniques; his publications; subject matter and surrealism in his work; his working routine; one-man exhibitions; collecting prints; other printmakers; aesthetics. He recalls Diego Rivera, Carl Zigrosser, Elizabeth Ames, Reeves Lowenthal, Sylvan Cole, Terry Dintenfass, Lawrence Fleischman, the Weyhe Gallery, and the Associated American Artists Gallery.
Biographical / Historical:
Federico Castellon (1914-1971) was a printmaker and painter from Brooklyn, New York.
General:
Originally recorded on 2 sound tape reels. Reformatted in 2010 as 4 digital wav files. Duration is 4 hr., 16 min.
Provenance:
This interview is part of the Archives' 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.
Restrictions:
Transcript available on the Archives of American Art website.
Topic:
Prints -- Technique  Search this
Painters -- New York (State) -- Interviews  Search this
Printmakers -- New York (State) -- New York -- Interviews  Search this
Hispanic American artists  Search this
Genre/Form:
Sound recordings
Interviews
Identifier:
AAA.castel71
Archival Repository:
Archives of American Art
EDAN-URL:
ead_collection:sova-aaa-castel71
Online Media:

Oral history interview Myrna Báez

Interviewee:
Báez, Myrna, 1931-2018  Search this
Interviewer:
Cancel, Luis R.  Search this
Names:
Puerto Rican Artists Video Project  Search this
Extent:
4 Items (videocassettes (Betacam))
4 Items (video files (1 hr., 58 min), digital, mov)
Type:
Collection descriptions
Archival materials
Sound recordings
Interviews
Date:
1997 October 25- November 1
Scope and Contents:
An interview of Myrna Baez conducted by Luis Cancel, 1997 October 25- November 1, for the Archives of American Art's Puerto Rican Artists Video Project.
Biographical / Historical:
Myrna Baez (1931-2018) was a painter, printmaker, and educator in Puerto Rico. Luis R. Cancel is an artist, arts administrator, and public servant.
General:
Originally recorded on 4 beta videocassettes.
Provenance:
Other artists interviewed include Ricardo E. Alegria, Felix Rodriquez Baez, Edna Coll, Delta Bravo de Picó, Lorenzo Homar, Antonio Maldonado, Antonio Martorell, Noemi Ruíz, and José A. Torres Martino.
Restrictions:
This interview is not transcribed. The video recording is open for research. Contact Reference Services for more information.
Topic:
Artists -- Puerto Rico -- Interviews  Search this
Hispanic American artists  Search this
Genre/Form:
Sound recordings
Interviews
Identifier:
AAA.baez97
Archival Repository:
Archives of American Art
EDAN-URL:
ead_collection:sova-aaa-baez97

Chicago Latino/a Artists Studies Project (CLASP) files relating to Latino artists

Creator:
Zimmerman, Marc, 1939-  Search this
Names:
LACASA CHICAGO  Search this
Extent:
37 Gigabytes (Digital files)
Type:
Collection descriptions
Archival materials
Gigabytes
Date:
2004-2017
Scope and Contents:
Thirty-nine interviews conducted by Marc Zimmerman and members of the Chicago Latino/a Artists Studies Project (CLASP) with Latino artists in the Chicago, Illinois area for the Latin American Cultural Activities and Studies Arena (LACASA) in Chicago, Illinois and supporting interviews and supporting documentation and images. Other CLASP members involved in the project include Marta Ayala, Rene Arceo, Len Dominguez, Jeff Huebner, Nicole Marroquin, Diana Solis, Victor Sorell, and John Pitman Weber. The entire collection is born digital.
Biographical / Historical:
Marc Zimmerman is a scholar in Chicago, Illinois and Puerto Rico. Zimmerman was a professor at the University of Illinois, Chicago and founder and director of LACASA Chicago.
Provenance:
Donated 2017 by Marc Zimmerman.
Restrictions:
Use of original files requires an appointment and is limited to the Archives' Washington, D.C., Research Center. Use of born digital material with no copy requires advance notice.
Topic:
Artists -- Illinois -- Chicago -- Interviews  Search this
Hispanic American artists  Search this
Identifier:
AAA.zimmmarc
Archival Repository:
Archives of American Art
EDAN-URL:
ead_collection:sova-aaa-zimmmarc

Joe Segura papers and Segura Publishing Company records

Creator:
Segura, Joe (Joseph M)  Search this
Segura Publishing Company  Search this
Extent:
8 Linear feet
Type:
Collection descriptions
Archival materials
Date:
1977-2013
Scope and Contents:
The papers of Joe Segura and the Segura Publishing Company records measure 8.0 linear feet and date from 1977-2013. Material documents Segura's career as a printmaker to the founding and operation of his own printmaking company. Included are biographical information, administrative files, correspondence, project files regarding collaborations with artists, photographs of projects and people who work with Segura.
Biographical / Historical:
Joe Segura (1946- ) is a printmaker in South Bend, Indiana. Segura founded the Segura Publishing Company, Tempe, Arizona, in 1981.
Provenance:
Donated 2018 by Joe Segura.
Restrictions:
Use of original papers requires an appointment and is limited to the Archives' Washington, D.C., Research Center.
Occupation:
Printmakers -- Indiana  Search this
Topic:
Hispanic American artists  Search this
Identifier:
AAA.segurjoe
Archival Repository:
Archives of American Art
EDAN-URL:
ead_collection:sova-aaa-segurjoe

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