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Name Descriptor: Raya, Marcos, 1948-×
  • Artists' statements
    1980
    These artists’ statements appeared in a catalogue documenting the first exhibition held in Chicago that conjoined Chicano, Cuban, Mexican, Puerto Rican, and Venezuelan art and artists in words and images, Arte Hispano-Americano en Chicago=Hispanic- [...]
    ICAA Record ID: 781476

  • Casa Aztlán: Focus of Cultural Expression in the Midwest
    Zavala, Antonio
    1982
    This article introduces readers to Casa Aztlán, a Latino social services center and cultural organization founded in Chicago in 1970, and widely known in the Midwest for its cultural programs. It describes Casa Aztlán’s location in Chicago’s [...]
    ICAA Record ID: 1064510

  • Marcos Raya: The Anguish of Being
    Morales-Haro, Claudia; Ochoa, María Isabel
    2005
    In this interview, Marcos Raya expresses his belief that young artists must “get out of their mental and real ghetto, the Mexican ghetto,” in order to advance in their art. They must, he says, “be part of the whole city of Chicago and still be [...]
    ICAA Record ID: 1075560

  • Reading the "writing" on the walls: three Chicago muralists in profile
    Sorell, V. A. (Victor A.)
    1983
    In this text, Victor A. Sorell considers the works of the three Chicago-based, Mexican muralists Aurelio Díaz Alfaro, Marcos Raya, and Vicente Mendoza through the prism of what he characterizes as three language types—“private,” “public,” [...]
    ICAA Record ID: 1064149

  • Resistencia e identidad : los murales callejeros de Aztlan, la ciudad ocupada
    Goldman, Shifra M., 1926-
    1977
    In this essay, art historian Shifra M. Goldman addresses Chicano mural art in the United States, which began as an independent movement around 1970. Goldman discusses the influences of Mexican muralism, especially that of Los Tres Grandes, Diego [...]
    ICAA Record ID: 862101

  • The outlaw artist of 18th street : Marcos Raya: his life, his work, his demon
    Huebner, Jeff, 1954-
    1996
    In this profile of the Chicago artist Marcos Raya, Jeff Huebner describes the people, places, and situations that have shaped Raya’s life and influenced his work, as well as the trajectory by which he gained national recognition. Extensively [...]
    ICAA Record ID: 840893