Mexican-American Art and Artists
Chicano and Chicana Art and Artists
This section of the Traditional Fine Arts Organization (TFAO) catalogue Topics in American Art is devoted to the topic "Hispanic-American Art." Articles and essays specific to this topic published in TFAO's Resource Library are listed at the beginning of the section. Clicking on titles takes readers directly to the articles and essays. The date at the end of each title is the date of publication in Resource Library.
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As of 9/1/11 TFAO Digital Library contained 59 pages referencing "Chicano," 15 pages referencing "Chicana" 20 pages for "Hispanic American," 74 pages for "Latino," and 35 pages for "Mexican American."
From other web sites:
Arizona Public Media offers a November 29, 2007 video (03:05) on Cristina Cardenas. Originally from Guadalajara, Mexico, painter Cristina Cardenas explores the disruption of stereotypes of gender, religion and culture through her art work.
KCET, the Los Angeles PBS affiliate, presents the Life & Times series covering a broad array of happenings and stories about greater Los Angeles. Life & Times includes an arts section with numerous videos and transcripts. In Cheech Marin, Val Zavala profiles the prominent collector of Chicano art at his home in Malibu.
Koehnline Museum of Art's Oakton Art Video Archives offers videos produced in connection with exhibitions. One of the archived videos is "Agustin Portillo: America" [10:08]
Learner.org, a service of Annenberg/CPB, provides life long learning programs on the Web. Several videos in the Teacher Resources section focus on American art in the A World of Art: Work in Progress series. A World of Art is a video instructional series on art appreciation for college and high school classrooms and adult learners. Each program in this art appreciation series is devoted to a contemporary artist who takes one or more works of art from start to finish. Each show is 30 minutes in length. Judy Baca: Judy Baca, painter and activist known for her mile-long mural in Los Angeles depicting Chicano history, works on two public art projects in Southern California.
San Antonio American Family Portraits is produced by produced by television station KLRN9 in San Antonio. Actor and art collector Cheech Marin speaks on aspects of Chicano Art in a 4-minute video.
Alejandro Diaz: Blame it on Mexico, an exhibit held February 21 to June 7, 2009 at the Aldrich Museum of Contemporary Art Accessed 4/14
Arte Latino: Treasures from the Smithsonian American Art Museum from the Oakland Museum of California
Chicano Mural Movement from the Texas State Historical Association
Emilio Sanchez: Cityscapes, an exhibit held May 30 - August 12, 2012 at The Fralin Museum of Art, University of Virginia. Texts include exhibit labels. Accessed May, 2014
Hispanic Traditional Arts of New Mexico, an exhibit held Sept. 18, 2011 - Jan. 8, 2012 at the Albuquerque Museum. Accessed 4/14
Martín Ramírez, an exhibit held October 6, 2007-January 13, 2008 at the Milwaukee Art Museum. Includes 7-minute CBS Sunday Morning segmant. Accessed February, 2015.
Our America: The Latino Presence in American Art, an exhibit held October 25, 2013 - March 2, 2014 at the Smithsonian American Art Museum. Includes online video and audio podcasts. Accessed April, 2015.
Read Between the Lines Enrique Chagoya's Codex Prints an exhibit held January 16 - May 19, 2013 at the Haggerty Museum of Art. Accessed December, 2014
Santos General Reading List from the Smithsonian Center for Materials Research and Education. Accessed 6/13.
View from the Pier contains in Compass Rose section On the Santos Trail in Puerto Rico, published in four parts April and May, 2011.
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TFAO extends thanks to Chet Murray for suggesting information for this topic.
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