Posts Tagged ‘chicano art’

Oscar Magallanes was born in Duarte, CA and was raised a few miles away in the Azusa Barrio. Growing up in this area, Magallanes became heavily influenced by the cultural and social elements of his upbringing. Despite his limited interaction with art, save for a few public art pieces around the neighborhood, Magallanes always knew

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Carlos Donjuan was born in San Luis Potosi, San Luis, Mexico in 1982. He immigrated to the United States with his family at the very young age of 3. He grew up in Dallas, Texas where he discovered graffiti art, which helped him develop a passion for art and painting. He holds an M.F.A from

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Sunday night (September 23, 2012) I had the wonderful opportunity to attend a special artist’s reception for the Estampas de la Raza exhibit at the McNay in San Antonio. It was an amazing show, along with Vincent Valdez’ America’s Finest. I felt so lucky to be there. I got to chat with some of the artists

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Harriett and Ricardo Romo discuss “Estampas de la Raza” with curator Lyle Williams from McNay Art Museum on Vimeo. “We didn’t expect something as broad as this,” says Dr. Romo. “We felt that we had devoted a lot of time and effort into collecting it, and we appreciate that someone could look at this and

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From September 25, 2012 through January 27, 2013, the McNay Art Museum in San Antonio is featuring the exhibition “Estampas de la Raza: Contemporary Prints from the Romo Collection,” celebrating the recent gift to the McNay of works from the collection of Harriett and Ricardo Romo. Because the Romos have been ardent supporters of our

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