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César Trasobares Papers


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César Trasobares Papers, 1983-2002 | University of Miami Special Collections

By Athena N. Jackson

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Title: César Trasobares Papers, 1983-2002Add to your cart.

ID: ASM0086

Extent: 0.25 Linear Feet

Date Acquired: 09/10/2012

Formats/Genres: Art

Languages: English

Scope and Contents of the Materials

Ephemera, exhibition catalogs, newsletters, and books related to Miami's contemporary art scene. Items featured in the collection document much of César Trasobares' personal life work as a local Cuban-American artist whose pieces often illustrate ties to his heritage as well as touching upon various topics, such as poverty, homosexuality, religion, social issues, and personal expression.

Subject/Index Terms

Art, Cuban
Art, Cuban - 20th century
Art, Modern
Art - Florida

Administrative Information

Access Restrictions: The collection is open for research.

Acquisition Source: Gift of César Trasobares.

Related Materials: Art in Miami Collection

Processing Information: Processed by Athena N. Jackson.

Finding Aid Revision History: Revisions added to finding aid by Yvette Yurubi, 2017.

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Folder 1: Gallery Exhibit Catalogs, 1983-2002Add to your cart.
Item 1: RingheadAdd to your cart.
Booklet featuring various works and prints from César Trasobares for his exhibit on display at the Bass Museum of Art. Folder also contains small pamphlet handed out at the exhibit and various advertisements.
Item 2: That Place, 2002Add to your cart.
Catalog for for exhibit curated by César Trasobares for the Miami International Airport Gallery.
Item 3: Touched by AIDS, 1998Add to your cart.
Catalog for exhibit in the Centre Gallery and Frances Wolfson Gallery at Miami-Dade Communicty College, Wolfson Campus.
Item 4: Carlos Alfonso: New Work, 1990Add to your cart.
Catalog for Carlos' Alfonso' eclectic exhibit of art that was on disaply at the Bass Museum of Art in 1990.
Item 5: Photography: A Personal Collection, 1983Add to your cart.
A collection of artworks that were on display in various galleries in Florida from 1983-1985.
Folder 2: Newsletter: Miami Art Paper, 1996Add to your cart.
Features an article entitled "I AND THOU: Processes of Abandonment and Anorexic Purification in César Trasobares' New Sculptures" By Tami Katz-Freiman.
Folder 3: Booklet: Social Fabric: Old Pillows and Recent Money Works, 2003Add to your cart.
Booklet created for César Trasobares' exhibit in the Florida International University's Gallery at Green Library that ran from November 13, 2002 to January 31, 2003.

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