Subject: http://icaa.mfah.org/vocabs/names/index.php?tema=3801×
Topic Descriptor: http://icaa.mfah.org/vocabs/names/index.php?tema=3801×
Name Descriptor: Avalos, David×
  • A wag dogging a tale
    Avalos, David
    1993
    In this essay, written for the catalogue of the exhibition La Frontera/The Border: Art About the Mexico/United States Border Experience (1993), artist and professor David Avalos describes his experience working at San Diego’s Centro Cultural de la [...]
    ICAA Record ID: 809415

  • Border watch: local and global
    Torruella Leval, Susana
    1992
    Susana Torruella Leval’s essay examines works by artists David Avalos, Deborah Small, and Alfredo Jaar, and addresses contemporary neocolonial practices thus connecting them to the histories of colonialism in the Americas, which have been often [...]
    ICAA Record ID: 795717

  • Galeria de la Raza : a study in cultural transformation
    Mesa-Bains, Amalia
    1990
    In this document, Amalia Mesa-Bains details the development of the Galería de la Raza [Gallery of the People], an important San Francisco cultural institution established in 1970 in the midst of the Chicano Movement. Mesa-Bains describes the ways in [...]
    ICAA Record ID: 1086087

  • La Frontera =The border : art about the Mexico/United States border experience
    Grynsztejn, Madeleine
    1993
    In this essay, Madeleine Grynsztejn, co-curator of the 1993 exhibition entitled La Frontera/The Border: Art about The Mexico/United States Border Experience, outlines the scope and vision of the show and details the contributions of its 37 artists [...]
    ICAA Record ID: 809400

  • Lo del corazón : theme and variations
    Ybarra-Frausto, Tomás, 1938-
    1986
    In this essay, Tomas Ybarra-Frausto focuses on the heart as an important symbol in Chicano art. Divided into two sections: “Themes and Variations” and “Maintenance and Extension of Traditions,” he argues that the “moral dimension” of [...]
    ICAA Record ID: 795669

  • Recapturing history : the (Un)official story in contemporary latin american art
    Torruella Leval, Susana
    1992
    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

  • The donkey cart caper : some thoughts on socially conscious art in anti-social public space
    Avalos, David
    1986
    David Avalos recounts the installation of his sculpture San Diego Donkey Cart in front of the Federal Courthouse, and its subsequent removal by Chief Judge Gordon Thompson. The artist describes the piece as a reworking of Tijuana donkey carts where [...]
    ICAA Record ID: 849027