Creator: Montoya, José, 1932-×
  • [I began the Pachuco series in 1969,...]
    Montoya, José, 1932-
    1977
    This essay by Chicano artist, José Montoya, describes his experience developing and creating his Pachuco Artseries, which he began in 1969. Montoya notes the inspiration of artist Ricardo Favela and his use of the vato (slang for street dude) figure [...]
    ICAA Record ID: 809266

  • Chicano art : resistance in isolation "aquí estamos y no nos vamos"
    Montoya, José, 1932-
    1986
    This document is a transcript of a conference presentation given by Chicano artist and writer José Montoya. Referring to the title of the conference [Chicano Art: Resistance in Isolation "Aquí Estamos y no nos vamos" (1981)], Montoya proposes that [...]
    ICAA Record ID: 1127439

  • José Montoya
    Montoya, José, 1932-
    1986
    This essay is a statement by artist José Montoya, from Sacramento, California, on the compromised state of Chicano art at that moment (1986). He argues that there is a divide between Chicano artists who wish to remain true to the intentions and [...]
    ICAA Record ID: 821116

  • Report from Paris
    Montoya, José, 1932-
    1986
    This document is a transcript of part of a talk given by José Montoya, an artist and member of the collective known as the Royal Chicano Air Force, at the International Congress organized by the Association for the Diffusion of the Study of Latino [...]
    ICAA Record ID: 1082602

  • Rupert Garcia and the San Francisco Museum of Modern Art
    Montoya, José, 1932-
    1979
    This essay is a review of the 1979 exhibition of pastel drawings by Rupert Garcia at the San Francisco Museum of Modern Art, as well as a “manifesto” by poet and artist José Montoya on the state of the relationship between Chicano artists and [...]
    ICAA Record ID: 1082192

  • The anatomy of an RCAF poster = Anatomía de un cartel de la RCAF
    Montoya, José, 1932-
    2001
    In this bilingual essay, Chicano artist and poet José Montoya reflects on the creative history behind the poster titled José Montoya’s Pachuco Art: A Historical Update [El arte pachuco de José Montoya: Una actualización histórica] for the 1977 [...]
    ICAA Record ID: 821357

  • Thoughts on la cultura, the media, con Safos and survival
    Montoya, José, 1932-
    1979
    In this essay, poet and artist José Montoya elaborates on the crucial role of the media—especially for Chicanos who historically have been negatively portrayed in the United States. Switching seamlessly between Spanish and English, Montoya relates [...]
    ICAA Record ID: 795563