Oral history interview with César Martínez

Summary
Collection ID:
AAA.martin97
Creators:
Martínez, César Augusto, 1944-
Quirarte, Jacinto, 1931-2012
Dates:
1997 Aug. 21-28
Languages:
English
Physical Description:
107 Pages
Transcript
Repository:

Scope and Contents
Scope and Contents
An interview of César Martínez conducted 1997 Aug. 21-28, by Jacinto Quirarte, in Martínez's studios, San Antonio, Tex., for the Archives of American Art. Martinez discusses his family; schooling; experience in Korea and returning to San Antonio; meeting other artists; joining artists' groups; artists who have influenced him; the themes, forms, meaning, development, processes of his work; and specific works.

Biographical / Historical
Biographical / Historical
César Martínez (1944- ) is a painter and printmaker from San Antonio, Tex.

Administration
Immediate Source of Acquisition
This interview is part of the Archives of American Art Oral History Program, started in 1959 to document the history of the visual arts in the United States, primarily through interviews with artists, historians, dealers, critics and administrators. Funding for this interview provided by the Smithsonian Institution's Latino Pool Fund.

General
General
Originally recorded on 3 sound cassettes. Reformatted in 2010 as 6 digital wav files. Duration is 4 hrs., 31 min.

Using the Collection
Conditions Governing Access
Transcript available on the Archives of American Art website.

Keywords
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Hispanic American artists -- Texas -- San Antonio -- Interviews Topic Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Art, Modern -- 20th century -- Texas -- San Antonio Topic Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
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Interviews Type Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid

Repository Contact
Archives of American Art
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