Creator: Ybarra-Frausto, Tomás, 1938-×
  • Notes from the Field : Amalia Mesa-Bains and Tomás Ybarra-Frausto
    Mesa-Bains, Amalia; Ybarra-Frausto, Tomás, 1938-
    This document is a partial transcript of a conversation between Chicano scholars Amalia Mesa-Bains and Tomás Ybarra-Frausto that took place at the Mexican Museum in San Francisco, California, in October 1999, in which they discuss broad developments [...]
    ICAA Record ID: 1086381

  • Chicano art : text and context
    Ybarra-Frausto, Tomás, 1938-
    In this document, Tomás Ybarra-Frausto provides a brief overview of the conditions and events that precipitated the development of Chicano art, beginning with the origins of the Chicano political movement of the 1960s. He suggests that El Movimiento [...]
    ICAA Record ID: 1086335

  • Sanctums of the spirit : the altars of Amalia Mesa-Bains
    Ybarra-Frausto, Tomás, 1938-
    This document by Tomás Ybarra-Frausto is concerned with the practice of altar-making as a spiritual and cultural endeavor that blends influences from European, African, and indigenous American sources. Typically characterized as a kind of “folk [...]
    ICAA Record ID: 1086152

  • The Chicano cultural project since the 1960's : el movimiento
    Ybarra-Frausto, Tomás, 1938-; Dear, Michael
    In this interview of art historian Tomás Ybarra-Frausto by professor Michael Dear, the latter asks a series of questions related to Ybarra-Frausto’s impressions and experiences of the Chicano cultural project since its development in the 1960s as [...]
    ICAA Record ID: 1082624

  • The legacy of La Galeria de la Raza/studio 24
    Ybarra-Frausto, Tomás, 1938-
    This document by Tomás Ybarra-Frausto details the founding of La Galería de la Raza in San Francisco Mission District in July 1970. Conceived as a space for the development and promotion of Chicana/o visual artists, the Galería also functioned as [...]
    ICAA Record ID: 1082554

  • Califas : socio-aesthetic chronology of Chicano art
    Ybarra-Frausto, Tomás, 1938-
    Written by art historian Tomás Ybarra-Frausto, this document represents a chronology of important social and cultural developments in Chicano art. Beginning in 1959 with an exhibition organized around the MAPA (Mexican American Political Association [...]
    ICAA Record ID: 1082145

  • Outline of a theoretical model for the study of Chicano art
    Goldman, Shifra M., 1926-; Ybarra-Frausto, Tomás, 1938-
    In this document Shifra Goldman and Tomás Ybarra-Frausto outline an extensive model for the study of a social history of Chicano art, beginning with a consideration of the cultural theories of Ernesto Galarza and anthropologists Americo Paredes and [...]
    ICAA Record ID: 849294

  • Introduction
    Ybarra-Frausto, Tomás, 1938-
    In this document Tomás Ybarra-Frausto discusses the philosophical and sociological underpinnings of Chicano art. He links its development to the political goals of the Chicano movement, describing the work of Chicano artists as a model for freedom [...]
    ICAA Record ID: 848932

  • The Chicano Movement/The Movement of Chicano Art
    Ybarra-Frausto, Tomás, 1938-
    In this essay, Tomás Ybarra-Frausto traces the origins and paths of the Chicano Movement and the Chicano Art Movement from their inception in the 1960s through the 1990s. Both movements sought political self-determination. The Chicano Art Movement [...]
    ICAA Record ID: 847115

  • Santa Barraza : a borderlands chronicle
    Ybarra-Frausto, Tomás, 1938-
    Tomás Ybarra-Frausto situates Santa Barraza’s work as part of a cultural reclamation project that accompanied the Chicano movement. According to Ybarra-Frausto, Barraza developed a visual vocabulary that explored mestizo identity in the Texas/ [...]
    ICAA Record ID: 846153

  • Rasquachismo : a Chicano sensibility
    Ybarra-Frausto, Tomás, 1938-
    Mexican-American scholar Tomás Ybarra-Frausto defines the Mexican concept of rasquache [crummy] for both Chicano and non-Mexican readers and presents it (with some humor) for the conceptualization of a Chicano artistic sensibility. Defined as the [...]
    ICAA Record ID: 845510

  • An introduction to the history of Mexican American art = Introducción a la historia del arte Mexicoamericano
    Ybarra-Frausto, Tomás, 1938-
    This essay by Tomás Ybarra-Frausto is included in the 1981 catalogue of selected works from the Mexican Museum in San Francisco, California. Ybarra-Frausto presents a historiography documenting the trajectory of Mexican American artistic traditions [...]
    ICAA Record ID: 809236

  • Introduction : sanctums of the spirit - the altares of Amalia Mesa-Bains
    Ybarra-Frausto, Tomás, 1938-
    This essay by Tomás Ybarra-Frausto was included in the catalogue of the 1987 exhibition, Grotto of the Virgins: Installation by Amalia Mesa-Bains, which was held at the INTAR Latin American Gallery in New York. Ybarra-Frausto discusses the [...]
    ICAA Record ID: 803246

  • Interview with Tomás Ybarra-Frausto: the Chicano movement in a multicultural/multinational society
    Ybarra-Frausto, Tomás, 1938-
    In this text, Tomás Ybarra-Frausto offers a history of Chicano cultural production from the 1960s to the 1990s, including the visual arts, music, literature, theater, and the history of community-based cultural institutions. He describes the changes [...]
    ICAA Record ID: 803185

  • Lo real maravilloso : The marvelous/the real
    Ybarra-Frausto, Tomás, 1938-
    This article outlines the work of Texan Chicana artist Carmen Lomas Garza (b. 1948) from the 1970s through the late 1980s. It describes the subtle evolution in her work through her Monitos[Cartoons]series, which are stylized figures in social [...]
    ICAA Record ID: 796002

  • Lo del corazón : theme and variations
    Ybarra-Frausto, Tomás, 1938-
    In this essay, Tomas Ybarra-Frausto focuses on the heart as an important symbol in Chicano art. Divided into two sections: “Themes and Variations” and “Maintenance and Extension of Traditions,” he argues that the “moral dimension” of [...]
    ICAA Record ID: 795669