Chicano Art. Resistance and Affirmation, 1965-1985
Los Angeles: Wight Art Gallery - University of California, Los Angeles, 1991. 1st Edition. Folio, publisher's stiff illustrated paper wraps.
Exhibition catalog published in conjunction with a landmark show of work by Chicano artists held across ten US cities from 1990 to 1993. Chronicling the groundbreaking movement that began in the 1960s and waned in the mid-80s, the touring retrospective showcased 140 paintings, drawings, posters, sculptures, photographs, and projected images of murals, making it one of the largest Chicano artwork collections ever presented at the time. Extensively planned by numerous curators, UCLA's Wight Art Gallery, the National Endowment for the Humanities, and others, CARA's featured artists included David Avalos, Yolanda Lopez, Jose Montoya, Mario Torero, Ricardo Favela, and Judith Baca, among others. This catalog comprises historical, critical, and analytical texts accompanied by hundreds of reproductions, many full-page, of selected works from the exhibition and related ephemera. Profusely illustrated in color and black-and-white; with bibliography, glossary, and index. Moderate creasing and rubbing to spine, light rubbing to extremities. Very good. Item #5291