Name Descriptor: Lomas Garza, Carmen, 1948-×
  • On museum row : aesthetics and the politics of exhibition
    Noriega, Chon A., 1961-
    In this document Chon Noriega considers the process of developing a panel discussion organized in conjunction with a museum exhibition. As a scholar who is also a curator, Noriega notes the existing tension between museums and universities as [...]
    ICAA Record ID: 1126996

  • [Amalia Mesa- Bains: When I was asked to join the panel...]
    Mesa-Bains, Amalia
    This document is a transcript of the contribution to a panel discussion by the art historian, Amalia Mesa-Bains, in which she addresses the ways in which the social circumstances experienced by Chicanos in the United States have influenced their [...]
    ICAA Record ID: 1086109

  • Mexicano / Chicano altars : the poetics and politics of space of community self-fashioning
    Malagamba Ansótegui, Amelia
    In this document, Professor Amelia Malagamba discusses the practice of altar making, a traditional form of cultural production from Mexico that has been further developed by Chicano artists living in the United States. Her focus is on articulating a [...]
    ICAA Record ID: 1082485

  • [Letter] 1979 August 3, Austin, Texas [to] Javier Pacheco
    Avila, Consuelo
    This a letter requesting support for the promotion of the first international conference of Chicano art, organized by Santa Barraza and Consuelo Avila in 1979. The stated objective of the conference is to provide an overview of the history and [...]
    ICAA Record ID: 1082353

  • Artistas chicanos de San Francisco en la Loteria Nacional
    Tibol, Raquel
    In this article, Raquel Tibol reviews the exhibition Artistas Mexico Americanos de San Francisco, California held at Loteria Nacional in Mexico City’s in 1987 and featuring the works of 29 Mexican-American artists, including Ray Patlan, Carmen [...]
    ICAA Record ID: 1081685

  • Painting a different picture
    Andrade, Sally Jones
    This is a published letter sent to the Sunday arts editor of the Washington Post by Sally J. Andrade in response to a review by Paul Richard, from December 3, 1995, of the Carmen Lomas Garza exhibition at the Hirshhorn Museum. After introducing [...]
    ICAA Record ID: 849533

  • Tejana nostalgia; Lomas Garza's colorful festive barrio lacks bitter realities
    Richard, Paul
    In this review of Carmen Lomas Garza’s exhibition at the Smithsonian’s Hirshhorn Museum in Washington, D.C., Paul Richard of the Washington Post begins with a description of the artist life as recounted in her exhibition catalog statement. He [...]
    ICAA Record ID: 849495

  • Entrevista con Carmen Lomas Garza, chicana artist
    Chapa, Evey, 1946-
    This document is a transcript of the interview between Olivia Evey Chapa and Chicana visual artist Carmen Lomas Garza. Chapa outlines her motivations for conducting the interview, including her personal enthusiasm for her work, as well as her desire [...]
    ICAA Record ID: 849476

  • Chicano art alive and well in Texas : a 1981 update
    Goldman, Shifra M., 1926-
    In this document, Shifra Goldman profiles several Chicano artists with ties to Texas to assess and highlight the state of Chicano art in that region in 1981. Goldman links the development of Chicano art in Texas to the Chicano Movement in the [...]
    ICAA Record ID: 849400

  • [This exhibition includes images by Carmen Lomas Garza...]
    Lomas Garza, Carmen, 1948-; Marquis, Anne-Louise
    This document is the transcript of an interview between Chicana visual artist Carmen Lomas Garza and Anne-Louise Marquis, curator of Directions, a 1995 exhibition of her works. The interview covers a wide range of topics, including Lomas Garza’s [...]
    ICAA Record ID: 849200

  • Los artistas chicanos del valle de tejas : narradores de mitos y tradiciones
    Cárdenas, Gilberto; Malagamba Ansótegui, Amelia
    This is a curatorial essay by Gilberto Cárdenas and Amelia Malagamba for an exhibition catalog of works by Chicano artists from Texas. The essay looks at the development and achievements of artists with ties to Kingsville, a city the authors liken [...]
    ICAA Record ID: 849180

  • Barrio to Museum
    Moser, Charlotte
    Charlotte Moser begins her review of the 1977 exhibition Dale Gas: Chicano Art of Texas by stating its importance as the first major exhibition of Chicano art in Texas. Moser also describes the size of the show in terms of number of artworks and [...]
    ICAA Record ID: 849161

  • Tejano artists at Houston lighting and Power Company
    Crossley, Mimi
    Mimi Crossley begins her review of the Tejano Artists exhibition with a definition of the word Tejano [Texan] and uses this to differentiate Texas Chicano artists from the rest of the country. She argues that Tejano art is less political and more [...]
    ICAA Record ID: 849142

  • An interview with César A. Martinez
    Quirarte, Jacinto, 1931-
    In this interview with Jacinto Quirarte, César Martinez recounts his early years and education at Texas A&I in Kingsville. While studying as an artist, he was attracted to Abstract Expressionism and color field painting, although involvement [...]
    ICAA Record ID: 849046

  • Artistas Chicanos : Los Quemados : June 20th through, July 13th, 1975
    This is an invitation to a group exhibition by the Chicano artist collective, Los Quemados, at the Instituto Cultural Mexicano in San Antonio, Texas, in 1975. Along with presenting information regarding the exhibition dates, inaugural reception, and [...]
    ICAA Record ID: 847390

  • Chicano chronicle and cosmology : the works of Carmen Lomas Garza
    Mesa-Bains, Amalia
    This essay by Amalia Mesa-Bains was included as the introduction of the catalogue to the exhibition of Carmen Lomas Garza’s art, A Piece of My Heart/Pedacito de Mi Corazón, which traveled to various cities in the states of Texas, California, and [...]
    ICAA Record ID: 803276

  • A piece of my heart = Pedacito de mi corazon
    Lomas Garza, Carmen, 1948-
    This artist’s statement by Carmen Lomas Garza was included in the catalogue for the exhibition of her work, A Piece of My Heart/Pedacito de Mi Corazón, which traveled to various cities in the states of Texas, California, and Illinois, in 1991. In [...]
    ICAA Record ID: 803261

  • Citings (sic) from a Brave New World : The Art of the Other Mexico
    Sorell, V. A. (Victor A.)
    In this review of the exhibition Art of the Other Mexico: Sources and Meanings, Victor Alejandro Sorell writes that the border is the exhibition’s overarching and master trope. The exhibition features works of art by the “greater Mexican [...]
    ICAA Record ID: 801878

  • 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

  • Chicano bodily aesthetics
    Mesa-Bains, Amalia
    Amalia Mesa-Bains’s essay focuses on the works included in the Body/Culture: Chicano Figuration exhibition and explores the way in which the specific historical and cultural experiences of Chicanos have influenced their renditions of the human body [...]
    ICAA Record ID: 795739

  • Art of the Other México: Sources and Meanings=Arte del Otro México: Fuentes y Significados
    Mesa-Bains, Amalia
    In this text, Amalia Mesa-Bains introduces an exhibition of Chicano art with an account of Chicano cultural history, and a description of how the works of art in the show relate to several themes. She organizes her account of Chicano cultural history [...]
    ICAA Record ID: 782743