Tag Archives: Chicano art

New mural in Culver City for Siqueiros, Papel y Madera, Fabian Debora at Homeboy, Frida Kahlo está en Wonderland, Carolyn Castaño’s Narco Venus & Mi Familia

On a quiet Sunday morning two weeks ago, about 30 muralists got together to create a meaningful and beautifully designed mural in Culver City titled Siqueiros: La Voz de la Gente! as an homage to iconic Mexican muralist David Alfaro Siqueiros.  … Continue reading 

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Go Tell It on the Mountain, Papel Tejido, JC Muñoz Hernandez, East LA Photos, Paper Fashion, Ave 50 Chicanos & Brinco

Last weekend I had the opportunity to visit the studio of artist and curator Nery Gabriel Lemus.  Lemus, who was raised in Los Angeles by Guatemalan parents, combines fine art with social and political beliefs and bi-cultural issues.   Through his … Continue reading 

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ALAC, Callejón Herrón, Saving our Murals in LA, and Remembering Ronald Lopez

After a couple of weeks of some really great moments and some not so great moments in the LA art scene, I’ve finally decided to take this opportunity to stop “looking” and start “telling”. Upon walking into Art Los Angeles … Continue reading 

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X Ten Biennial, Homegirl Cafe, Artist Bailout, T-Shirt Revival and Avenue 50 Studio

Last Sunday afternoon, ten creative visionaries got up on stage as participants of X Ten Biennial, a collaboration between Big City Forum founder Leonardo Bravo and writer Jeremy Rosenberg.  This insightful event took place in the Atwater Kitchen portion of … Continue reading 

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Identidad, Loteria, Geometria y the Mexican-American Generation

The third and final panel discussion for Outpost for Contemporary Art’s Sur: Biennial took place at the Standard Hotel in downtown LA, a central location that bridges the East and West sides.  Panel participants included Raul Balthazar, Jane Castillo, Elana … Continue reading 

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Muertos, Luchadores y Fowler Symposium

These last two weeks for me and many other Latinos have been about setting up ofrendas for Dia de los Muertos as a way of remembering and honoring the dead.  This Day (or rather week) has influenced many artists living … Continue reading 

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Notas de lo que veo

I feel honored to say that I was born on Whittier Blvd in 1974… the same year that Asco performed First Supper (After a Major Riot) on that same famous boulevard.  And here we are years later, in a city … Continue reading 

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