Oral history interview with Liliana Wilson, 2004, July 13-27 [sound recording].

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Wilson, Liliana,. Oral history interview with Liliana Wilson, 2004, July 13-27 [sound recording].

Oral history interview with Liliana Wilson, 2004, July 13-27 [sound recording].

An interview of Liliana Wilson conducted 2004 July 13-27, by Cary Cordova, for the Archives of American Art, in Austin, Tex. Wilson displays a slideshow of her works and discusses Disparecidos en el Cielo; The Gatekeepers; The Immigrants; Man Running from Himself; Girl and Red Fish; Self-Portrait; Organic Barbed Wire; The Fish Tree; The Wedding; Desperate Housewife; The Lovers; The Meaning of Life; Lies; Proposition 187; Luciano; Time; Shift; El dia en que le hicieron pedazos la corona; Casi Gomez; Man and Leaf, and others. Wilson also discusses her relationship with Gloria Anzaldua; her sister's kidnapping by the Pinochet regime; experiences winning art contests at primary school; her uncommon last name; her use of Catholic imagery; her bad experience teaching; her childhood in Valparaiso, Chile; the patriarchal qualities of Chilean culture; attending architecture school and then transferring to law; her father's death and the family's resulting financial struggles; her disdain for traditional political paradigms; Santiago during the 1973 coup by Augusto Pinochet; her apartment being raided by the Army; moving to America and working as an au pair; enrolling in Austin Community College; her color choices in her paintings; moving to San Francisco; her various jobs doing commercial art; her early grant from MACLA; her anti-social nature, and how Anzaldua's nature is similar; her various residences in San Francisco; her conversion to Buddhism; moving back to Austin and her love for its community; learning to promote her own work; painting nude forms; her disdain for certain Catholic ideologies; the painters which she considers influences, such as Bosch, Kahlo, and Klee; her inability to be recognized by museums; the masculine nature of art academia; her involvement in the San Antonio arts scene; and the positive qualities of the United States. Wilson also discusses Cynthia Perez, Mia Gonzales, Jesse Treviño, Rene Yañez, Pema Chödrön, Neil Wilson, Arturo Almeida, Mary Margaret Navarro, Marjorie Agosin, and others.

Sound recording, master: 6 sound discs (5 hr.) : digital ; 2 5/8 in.Sound recording, duplicate: 4 sound cassettes.Transcript: 99 p.

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Anzaldúa, Gloria Evangelina, 1942-2004

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Gloria Evangelina Anzaldúa (b. September 26, 1942, Harlingen, Texas-d. May 15, 2004, Santa Cruz, California), n American scholar of Chicana cultural theory, feminist theory, and queer theory....

Wilson, Liliana,

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Liliana Wilson (1953- ) is an artist in Austin, Tex. Cary Cordova (1970- ) is an art historian from Austin, Tex. From the description of Oral history interview with Liliana Wilson, 2004, July 13-27 [sound recording]. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 220220293 ...

Recuerdos Orales: Interviews of the Latino Art Community in Texas.

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Wilson, Neil

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Pinochet Ugarte, Augusto

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Almeida, Arturo.

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Navarro, Mary Margaret.

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Agosin, Marjorie

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Cordova, Cary, 1970-

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Treviño, Jesse, 1946-

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Interviewee Jesse Treviño: Painter; San Antonio, Tex.; b. 1946. Interviewer Cary Cordova: Art Historian; Austin, Tex.; b. 1970. From the description of Oral history interview with Jesse Treviño, 2004 July 15-16 [sound recording]. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 220220318 Interviewee Jesse Treviño, 1946, was a Painter of San Antonio, Tex. Interviewer Cary Cordova: Art Historian; Austin, Tex.; b. 1970. From the description of Oral history interview with Jesse Tre...

Gonzales, Mia.

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Perez, Cynthia.

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Yanez, Rene

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Chödrön, Pema.

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