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Oral history interview with José A. Torres Martino, 1997 October 26

Torres Martino, José Antonio, 1916-2011

Painter, Journalist

Overview

Collection Information

Size: Reference copy: 6 video files (2 hrs., 53 min.) digital, mov

Master: 6 video recordings (Betacam)

Summary: 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 Note

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.

Language Note

Interview is in Spanish.

Funding

Funded by the Smithsonian Institution's Latino Pool Fund.

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 José A. Torres Martino, 1997 October 26. Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution.