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Tomás Ybarra-Frausto research material on Chicano art, 1965-2004

Ybarra-Frausto, Tomás, 1938-

Art historian

Collection Information

Size: 33.1 linear feet

Summary: The research material of Tomás Ybarra-Frausto, amassed throughout his long and distinguished career as a scholar of the arts and humanities, documents the development of Chicano art in the United States. As community leader and scholar, Ybarra-Frausto played dual roles of active participant and historian in the Chicano movement, chronicling this unique political and artistic movement from its inception in the 1960s to the present day.

Biographical/Historical Note

Tomás Ybarra-Frausto (1938-) is an art historian in New York, N.Y. Art historian Tomás Ybarra-Frausto is an authority on Chicano art and a bibliographer. In 1985, he co-authored with Shifra Goldman "A Comprehensive Bibliography of Chicano Art, 1965-1981."


Donated 1997, 2004 and 2009 by Tomás Ybarra-Frausto.