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  • Mexican and mexican-american artists in the United States : 1920-1970
    Quirarte, Jacinto, 1931-
    This document is an essay by Jacinto Quirarte outlining key moments in the history of modern Mexican and Mexican-American art in the United States. It begins with a discussion of the Mexican School, detailing central figures, sociopolitical [...]
    ICAA Record ID: 1127555

  • Nationalism and latinos, north and south : a dialogue
    Gómez-Peña, Guillermo; Fusco, Coco
    In this 1992 conversation, artists Guillermo Gómez-Peña and Coco Fusco discuss the notion of Latino identity and the possibility of an intercultural dialogue between U.S.-born Latino artists and Latin American artists. As a Mexican who emigrated to [...]
    ICAA Record ID: 1126677

  • 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

  • Origins of the Hispanic American Aesthetic in the Southwest and the Great Lakes Region
    Quirarte, Jacinto, 1931-
    This document by Jacinto Quirarte begins by proposing possible definitions for the terms “Hispanic” and “aesthetic” and their potential implications for a study of Chicano art. Quirarte states that the focus of his essay is an exploration of [...]
    ICAA Record ID: 1127194

  • Overview
    Nazario, Isabel; Brodsky, Judith K.
    Judith Brodsky, director of the Rutgers Center for Innovative Print and Paper, and Isabel Nazario, director of the Center for Latino Arts and Culture at Rutgers University, outline the reasons that led them to invite Latina artists to serve as [...]
    ICAA Record ID: 841093

  • Painting outside the lines
    Bonetti, David
    This document is a brief article from the San Francisco Chronicle in which art critic David Bonetti considers new developments in Chicano/Latino visual art in recent years, so that he articulates the most notable, which is an increasing tendency on [...]
    ICAA Record ID: 1083548

  • Pepón Osorio : the theatricalization of space
    Sichel, Berta M.
    In this essay, independent curator Berta M. Sichel explores Pepon Osorio’s proclivity toward excess, which she deems a “surprise” within the context of contemporary Latino art. A Puerto Rican living in New York City, Osorio has not experimented [...]
    ICAA Record ID: 840080

  • Post-Chicano
    Gonzalez, Rita
    In this essay, Rita Gonzalez discusses the artwork of two Los Angeles artists, Salomon Huerta and Victor Estrada, within the context of U.S. West Coast artists and Chicano art. Gonzalez proposes that while these two artists are in dialogue with “ [...]
    ICAA Record ID: 847285

  • Preface
    New World [Dis] Orders & Peripheral Strains: Specifying Cultural Dimensions in Latin American and Latino Studies is highly complex, largely due to its jargon laden dense text, but it is an indispensable and provocative document. Through words and [...]
    ICAA Record ID: 781513

  • Preface and Acknowledgements
    Livingstone, Jane; Beardsley, John
    In this preface and acknowledgements, John Beardsley and Jane Livingston explain what motivated them to prepare Hispanic Art in the United States: Thirty Contemporary Painters and Sculptors, the process by which the exhibition was formulated, and [...]
    ICAA Record ID: 1065215

  • Random trails for the noble savage
    Ponce de León, Carolina, 1955-
    According to curator Carolina Ponce de León, the recent focus on multiculturalism, identity, and difference has lent renewed visibility to Latin American art, although it is understood strictly in terms of otherness. Multiculturalism has also given [...]
    ICAA Record ID: 849085

  • Recapturing history : the (Un)official story in contemporary latin american art
    Torruella Leval, Susana
    In this document, curator and art historian Susana Torruella Leval considers works by several artists whose practices reflect an interest in articulating a particular historical consciousness that is tied to their cultural identity as Latin Americans [...]
    ICAA Record ID: 1127224

  • Repaso
    Brodsky, Judith K.; Nazario, Isabel
    Judith Brodsky, director of the Rutgers Center for Innovative Print and Paper, and Isabel Nazario, director of the Center for Latino Arts and Culture at Rutgers University, outline the reasons that led them to invite Latina artists to serve as [...]
    ICAA Record ID: 841113

  • Some thoughts concerning the exhibit of "Hispanic American Art in Chicago"
    Sorell, V. A. (Victor A.)
    In this curatorial essay, Victor A. Sorell weighs opposition to the term “Hispanic” with the need to label the Latino artists of diverse origins included in the exhibition, Arte Hispano-Americano en Chicago=Hispanic-American Art in Chicago. He [...]
    ICAA Record ID: 781458

  • Speakeasy
    Bertoncini, Deanna
    In this commentary, Deanna Bertoncini, the founder and executive director of the Latino Arts Coalition and Gallery in Chicago, critiques the terms “Latino” and “Hispanic” as applied to the work of Latin American and Latino artists and with [...]
    ICAA Record ID: 801999

  • Task force on hispanic american arts : comisión consultiva sobre las artes de origen hispano en los Estados Unidos
    This is a transcript of the presentation made by the Panel on Hispanic Americans and the Arts to the National Council on the Arts in November 1977. The statement—published in English and Spanish—takes issue with the ways in which Hispanic [...]
    ICAA Record ID: 1081663

  • Task force on hispanic american arts : comisión consultiva sobre las artes de origen hispano en los Estados Unidos: interim report presented to the National Council on the Arts. February 10, 1979
    National Council on the Arts. Task Force on Hispanic American Arts
    This is a copy of the interim report of the Task Force on Hispanic American Arts presented to the National Council on the Arts in February 1979. It defines the function of the Task Force as a body concerned with determining the needs of the Hispanic [...]
    ICAA Record ID: 1081545

  • The need for change: The Young Lords Party
    Luciano, Felipe; Simone, Kristen; Moreno Vega, Marta
    In this issue of Caribe, dedicated to the New York-based activist group, the Young Lords Party, Dr. Marta Moreno Vega justifies their relevance to the mission of the Caribbean Cultural Center of improving the living conditions of Hispanics and people [...]
    ICAA Record ID: 842384

  • Transnational identitites : cultura en proceso
    Suaréz, Bibiana, 1960-
    The author explains the significance of identity from the point of view of a transnational existence—living in the shifting flows of migration and diaspora, through economic integration, with the use and support of advanced technologies. [...]
    ICAA Record ID: 782151

  • UCLA symposium on Chicano/Latino arts in California
    This document is a proposal for a symposium on the state of Chicano/Latino art practices and education in California. According to the anonymous author, the conference would be organized around panels of visual artists, musicians, and various other [...]
    ICAA Record ID: 1083184

  • Un ícono de resistencia
    Anreus, Alejandro
    In this essay, Alejandro Anreus outlines the cultural and historical conditions that have influenced what he terms the “iconography of Latin America.” He emphasizes the role of U.S. cultural imperialism and exploitation in the development of a [...]
    ICAA Record ID: 809221

  • Xicano progeny : investigative agents, executive council, and other representatives from the sovereign state of Aztlan
    Rascón, Armando, 1956-
    This essay by Armando Rascón was included in the catalogue of the exhibition, Xicano Progeny, curated by him and held at the Mexican Museum in San Francisco, California, in 1995. According to Rascón, one of the main objectives of Xicano Progeny was [...]
    ICAA Record ID: 795692

  • Young lords party : 13 points program and platform
    Young Lords Party
    This thirteen-point program, written in English, presents the Young Lords Party platform calling for the liberation of all oppressed people. Some of the points that stand out from the list, include a call for the self-determination of Puerto Ricans, [...]
    ICAA Record ID: 841843