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Oral history interview with Tomás Ybarra-Frausto, 2014 May 1- 2015 May 25

Oral history interview with Tomás Ybarra-Frausto, 2014 May 1- 2015 May 25

Ybarra-Frausto, Tomás, 1938-

Art historian

Collection Information

Size: 32 sound files (11 hrs., 26 min.) digital, wav

Transcript: 273 pages.

Summary: An interview of Tomás Ybarra-Frausto, conducted 2014 May 1-2015 May 25, by Gilberto Cardenas for the Archives of American Art.

Biographical/Historical Note

Interviewee Tomás Ybarra-Frausto (1938- ) is an art historian in San Antonio, Texas. Interviewer Gilberto Cardenas is the Executive Director of the Notre Dame Center for Arts and Culture, South Bend, Indiana. Ybarra-Frausto is an authority on Chicano art and a bibliographer.

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.

Funding

Funding for this interview was provided by the Smithsonian Latino Center.

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Quotes and excerpts must be cited as follows: Oral history interview with Tomás Ybarra-Frausto, 2014 May 1- 2015 May 25. Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution.