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Transforming Public Art: Chicanos in the ‘80s

Date: 
Fri, 2012-03-09
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Hitting the Wall: Women in the Marathon, detail, 1984, Judith F. Baca
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Murals add color to our daily commute, express social and political messages, and transform a blank wall to a work of art. From freeway underpasses to walls along entire river beds, Chicana and Chicano artists have transformed public space into their canvas.

Transforming Public Art: Chicanos in the ‘80s features mural details and other projects by ‘80s muralists.

Featured muralists include:
• Glenna Boltuch Avila
• Judith F. Baca
• Barbara Carrasco
• East Los Streetscapers (David Botello, Wayne Alaniz Healy, George Yepes)
• East Los Streetscapers (Wayne Alaniz Healy)
• Judithe Hernández
• Willie Herrón
• Eloy Torrez


Hitting the Wall: Women in the Marathon, detail, 1984, Judith F. Baca