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A Finding Aid to the Margarita Cano papers, 1983-1985

Margarita Cano papers, 1983-1985

Cano, Margarita, 1932-

Librarian, Painter, Arts administrator

Collection Information

Size: 0.2 linear ft.

Summary: Papers primarily concerning the 1983 exhibition The Miami Generation, 9 Cuban-American Artists; an exhibition organized by the Cuban Museum of Art in Culture in cooperation with the Miami-Dade Public Library System for which Cano served as Project Director. Curated by Guilio V. Blanc, the exhibition included work by Mario Bencomo, Maria Brito-Avellana, Humberto Calzada, Pablo Cano, Emilio Falero, Fernando Garcia, Jaun Gonzalez, Carlos Macia, and Cesar Trasobares. Found are two files of photocopied correspondence, exhibition planning and publicity files, a catalog, checklist, and photocopied news clippings. There is also one folder of slides and photographs of works or art in the exhibition.

Biographical/Historical Note

Artist, Miami, Fla. b. 1932, Havana, Cuba. Moved to Miami, Fla., 1962. Art librarian for Miami-Dade County Public Library, 1963-1993.

Provenance

Donated 1997 by Margarita Cano.