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Oral history interview with Carlos Villa, 1989 July 11

Villa, Carlos, 1936-2013

Art teacher, Painter


Collection Information

Size: 6 Items, 5 videocassettes (U-matic); 1 VHS; 5 video files (1 hrs., 38 min.), digital, mov

Format: Originally recorded on 5 U-matic videocasettes.

Summary: An interview with Carlos Villa conducted 1989 July 11, by Moira Roth, for the Archives of American Art, at Villa's studio in Oakland, California.

Biographical/Historical Note

Carlos Villa (1936- 2013) was a Filipino American painter, curator, and educator based in San Francisco, California. Moira Roth (1933- ) is an art historian and writer in Berkeley, California.


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.

Language Note

English .

Related Materials

The Archives of American Art also holds an oral history interview with Carlos Villa, 1995 June 20-July 10.

How to Use This Collection

This interview is not transcribed. The video recording is open for research. Contact Reference Services for more information.

Quotes and excerpts must be cited as follows: Oral history interview with Carlos Villa, 1989 July 11. Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution.