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Oral history interview with Holly Barnet-Sanchez, 2019 August 5-6

Barnet-Sanchez, Holly, 1947-

Curator, Educator, Art historian


Collection Information

Size: Audio: 20 sound files (8 hrs., 16 min.) digital, wav

Summary: An interview with Holly Barnet-Sanchez conducted 2019 August 5 and 6, by Josh T. Franco, for the Archives of American Art, at Barnet-Sanchez's home in Albuquerque, New Mexico.

Biographical/Historical Note

Interviewer Holly Barnet-Sanchez (1947- ) is an art historian, curator, and Associate Professor of Latin American and Chicano/a, Latino/a art history (emerita) at the University of New Mexico, Albuquerque. Interviewee Josh T. Franco (1985- ) is the National Collector at the Archives of American Art.


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.


This interview received Federal support from the Latino Initiatives Pool, administered by the Smithsonian Latino Center.

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Quotes and excerpts must be cited as follows: Oral history interview with Holly Barnet-Sanchez, 2019 August 5-6. Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution.