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Oral history interview with Alberto Mijangos, 2003 Dec. 5-12

Interviewee:
Mijangos, Alberto, 1925-2007  Search this
Mijangos, Alberto, 1925-2007  Search this
Interviewer:
Cordova, Cary  Search this
Subject:
Rivera, Diego  Search this
Tamayo, Olga  Search this
Goitia, Francisco  Search this
Tamayo, Rufino  Search this
Orozco, José Clemente  Search this
Siqueiros, David Alfaro  Search this
Casas, Mel  Search this
Rothko, Mark  Search this
Gamboa, Raul  Search this
Sanchez, Gabriel  Search this
Recuerdos Orales: Interviews of the Latino Art Community in Texas  Search this
Type:
Sound recordings
Interviews
Topic:
Painters -- Texas -- San Antonio -- Interviews  Search this
Mexican American artists  Search this
Mexican American art  Search this
Painting -- Technique  Search this
Latino and Latin American artists  Search this
Theme:
Latino and Latin American  Search this
Record number:
(DSI-AAA_CollID)12561
(DSI-AAA_SIRISBib)246985
AAA_collcode_mijang03
Theme:
Latino and Latin American
Data Source:
Archives of American Art
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:AAADCD_oh_246985
Online Media:

Oral history interview with Alberto Mijangos

Interviewee:
Mijangos, Alberto, 1925-  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
Casas, Mel, 1929-2014  Search this
Gamboa, Raul  Search this
Goitia, Francisco, 1882-1960  Search this
Orozco, José Clemente, 1883-1949  Search this
Rivera, Diego, 1886-1957  Search this
Rothko, Mark, 1903-1970  Search this
Sanchez, Gabriel  Search this
Siqueiros, David Alfaro  Search this
Tamayo, Olga  Search this
Tamayo, Rufino, 1899-  Search this
Extent:
65 Pages (Transcript)
Type:
Collection descriptions
Archival materials
Pages
Sound recordings
Interviews
Date:
2003 Dec. 5-12
Scope and Contents:
An interview of Alberto Mijangos conducted 2003 Dec. 5- 12, by Cary Cordova, for the Archives of American Art, in San Antonio, Tex.
Mijangos speaks of his family background, early childhood memories and early art education at San Carlos Academy of Art; the Air Force in Mexico; Los Tres Grandes, Diego Rivera, Jose Clemente Orozco, and David Alfaro Siqueiros; coming to the United States; painting bull fighters; leaving Texas for Chicago; favorite paintings at the Art Institute of Chicago; moving to San Antonio; suspicion of being a communist; becoming a Mexican diplomat; working with Mel Casas who led Mijangos to abstraction; Con Safo; difficulty in achieving respect from Americans; moving to Oaxaca, working there and trying to fit in; returning to San Antonio, changing his lifestyle; changing inspiration, Mark Rothko and Mijangos new use for color; tee-shirt paintings; his relationship with galleries; the artistic community of San Antonio; his use of numbers and fabric in his paintings; interest and use of photography in his artwork. Mijangos also recalls Raul Gamboa, Rufino and Olga Tamayo, Gabriel Sanchez, Francisco Goitia and others.
Biographical / Historical:
Alberto Mijangos (1925-2007) was a Mexican born artist from San Antonio, Tex. Cary Cordova (1970- ) is an art historian from Austin, Tex.
General:
Originally recorded on 5 sound discs. Reformatted in 2010 as 8 digital wav files. Duration is 4 hrs., 48 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:
Painters -- Texas -- San Antonio -- Interviews  Search this
Mexican American artists  Search this
Mexican American art  Search this
Painting -- Technique  Search this
Latino and Latin American artists  Search this
Genre/Form:
Sound recordings
Interviews
Identifier:
AAA.mijang03
Archival Repository:
Archives of American Art
EDAN-URL:
ead_collection:sova-aaa-mijang03

High-Resolution Ams C-14 Dates for the Par-Tee Site (35clt20) and Prehistoric Whale Hunting on the Oregon Coast

Author:
Rick, Torben C.  Search this
Culleton, Brendan J.  Search this
Sanchez, Gabriel M.  Search this
Kennett, Douglas J.  Search this
Erlandson, Jon M.  Search this
Object Type:
Smithsonian staff publication
Electronic document
Year:
2016
Topic:
Natural History  Search this
Anthropology  Search this
See others in:
Anthropology
Data source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:SILSRO_141429

Epistola Christofori Colom : cui ętas nostra multũ debet : de Insulis Indię supra Gangem nuper inuentis : ad quas perquirendas octauo antea mense auspicijs [et] ęre inuictissimi Fernandi Hispaniarum Regis missus fuerat : ad Magnificum dñm Raphaelem Sanxis : eiusdem serenissimi Regis Tesaurariũ missa : quam nobilis ac litteratus vir Aliander de Cosco ab Hispano ideomate [sic] in latinum conuertit : tertio kal's Maij.M.cccc.xciij : Pontificatus Alexandri Sexti Anno Primo

Author:
Columbus, Christopher  Search this
Sánchez, Gabriel  Search this
Cosco, Leandro di  Search this
Donor:
Burndy Library DSI  Search this
Physical description:
[5] leaves ; 25 cm
Type:
Books
Place:
America
Date:
1892
1493
1892?]
Topic:
Discovery and exploration  Search this
Spanish  Search this
Call number:
E116.1 L1892
E116.1 L1892
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_421137

The principles and practice of international aviation law / Brian F. Havel, DePaul University College of Law; Gabriel S. Sanchez, DePaul University College of Law

Author:
Havel, Brian F.  Search this
Sanchez, Gabriel S.  Search this
Physical description:
xvii, 444 pages ; 24 cm
Type:
Books
Date:
2014
Topic:
Aeronautics--Law and legislation  Search this
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_1037651

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