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Oral history interview with Yolanda M. López, 2019 Dec.7-2020 Mar. 24

López, Yolanda M., 1942-


Collection Information

Size: 10 sound files (7 hrs., 45 min.) Audio, digital, wav

Summary: An interview with Yolanda M. López conducted 2019 December 7- 2020 March 24, by Jennifer González, at López's home in San Francisco, California.

Biographical/Historical Note

Interviewee Yolanda M. López (1942- ) is a political activist and artist in San Francisco, Calif. She is a prominent artist in the Chicano art movement. Interviewer Jennifer González (1965- ) is a professor of History of Art and Visual Culture at the University of California Santa Cruz.


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

Undetermined .


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 Yolanda M. López, 2019 Dec.7-2020 Mar. 24. Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution.