Name Descriptor: Art Institute of Chicago. School×
  • [Artist's Statement by Bibiana Suárez re: Identity and Exile]
    Suaréz, Bibiana, 1960-
    1991
    In this artist statement, Bibiana Suarez discusses how her work reflects her search for self-identification and the problems of living between two cultures—that of Puerto Rico and the United States—as a self-imposed exile. Suarez also describes [...]
    ICAA Record ID: 1064462

  • A Muralist Answers: "Chicago Murals, are they our best public art?"
    Weber, John Pitman, 1942-
    In this text, John Weber, a distinguished muralist and co-founder of the Chicago Mural Group, responds to a recent article about murals in Chicago and denies that Chicago’s mural scene is unique. He fears that such a term implies that the scene is [...]
    ICAA Record ID: 1061333

  • A Sierra Beyond Borders
    Huebner, Jeff, 1954-
    1991
    In this feature on the Cuban-American artist Paul Sierra, Jeff Huebner writes the artist’s biography, his recent ascent in the mainstream art world, and the attendant conflicts that arose in relationship to his status as a Latino artist. Huebner [...]
    ICAA Record ID: 840128

  • Alejandro Romero
    Chaplik, Dorothy
    1991
    Author Dorothy Chaplik provides an overview of the life and art of Alejandro Romero, a recognized Chicago-based Mexican painter and muralist. She traces his artistic career from his childhood in Tabasco and youth and Mexico City, when he first [...]
    ICAA Record ID: 1064478

  • Art People : Iñigo Manglano-Ovalle's Multicultural Punch
    Isaacs, Deanna
    1992
    This newspaper column comments on Iñigo Manglano-Ovalle’s works in the exhibition Los Encuentros at the School of the Art Institute of Chicago to mark the Colombian quincentenary. The author weighs how Manglano-Ovalle uses everyday artifacts to [...]
    ICAA Record ID: 857076

  • Artist's Statement: Art Liberation Movement, Castillo's Manifesto, Chicago, IL, July 4, 2001
    Castillo, Mario
    2001
    "Art Liberation Movement" is Mario Castillo’s personal manifesto, which appears on the artist’s website. The Chicano/Mexican artist who works from Chicago expresses in this statement his desire to liberate himself from "the aesthetic constraints [...]
    ICAA Record ID: 1063585

  • Image and Play as a Strategy for Latina o Agency
    Suaréz, Bibiana, 1960-
    2006
    In this lecture at the Maryland Institute College of Art, Puerto Rican-born artist Bibiana Suarez presents an overview of her work and considers the role of race and ethnicity in her art. She begins the lecture by explaining her ethnic background and [...]
    ICAA Record ID: 867498

  • Visitando con María Enriquez de Allen
    Allen, Harold, 1912-1998
    1982
    Written by Harold Allen, Chicago-based photographer and husband of Mexican folk artist María Enríquez de Allen, this biographical sketch covers the life of Enríquez de Allen from her childhood in Allende, Cohauila to her years in Chicago, where [...]
    ICAA Record ID: 1063662