Archives of American Art

Oral history interview with Edna Coll

Summary
Collection ID:
AAA.coll97
Creators:
Coll, Edna
Benítez, Marimar
Puerto Rican Artists Video Project
Dates:
1997 October 25- November 1
Languages:
Interview is in Spanish.
Physical Description:
2 Items
videocassettes (Betacam)
2 Items
video files (28 min)
digital, mov
8 Pages
Transcript
Repository:

Scope and Contents
Scope and Contents
An interview with Edna Coll conducted by Marimar Benitez, 1997 October 25- November 1, for the Archives of American Art's Puerto Rican Artists Video Project.

Biographical / Historical
Biographical / Historical
Edna Coll (1906-2002) was an educator and author as well as the founder of the Academy of Fine Arts in Puerto Rico. Marimar Benitez is a critic and art historian, and Chancellor of the Escuela de Artes Plásticas de Puerto Rico, a public university for the visual arts.

Administration
Sponsor
Funding for this interview was provided by the Smithsonian Institution's Latino Pool Fund.
Existence and Location of Copies
Transcript is available on the Archives of American Art's website.
Immediate Source of Acquisition
Other artists interviewed include: Artists include: Ricardo E. Alegria, Felix Rodríquez Báez, Myrna Báez, Delta Bravo de Pico, Lorenzo Homar, Antonio Maldonado, Antonio Martorell, and Noemi Ruíz, and José A. Torres Martino.

Digital Content

Using the Collection
Conditions Governing Access
The transcript and recording are open for research. Contact Reference Services for more information.

More Information
General
General
Originally recorded on 2 beta videocassettes.


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