CSRC director Chon A. Noriega is quoted in this essay by Carmen Giménez Smith about Latinx identity. Noriega describes the importance of the artwork Spray Paint LACMA (or Project Pie in De/Face), by the Chicano artist collective ASCO, which criticized the lack of Chicano art at the Los Angeles County Museum of Art.
Two CSRC Press publications, Judith F. Baca by Anna Indych-López and the exhibition catalog Laura Aguilar: Show and Tell, won medals in the 2018 Independent Publisher Book Awards (IPPYs) announced April 10.
A review of the exhibition Laura Aguilar: Show and Tell at the Patricia and Phillip Frost Art Museum. The exhibition, which debuted at the Vincent Price Art Museum in 2017, was organized in collaboration with the CSRC as part of the Getty’s Pacific Standard Time: LA/LA initiative and is now on view at the Patricia and Phillip Frost Art Museum in Miami.
In a piece for Artbound, curator Sybil Venegas provides background to the biographical essay she wrote for the exhibition catalog Laura Aguilar: Show and Tell, published by CSRC Press. The exhibition is now on view at the Patricia and Phillip Frost Art Museum in Miami.
Artist Star Montana took part in an event hosted by the UC Riverside Department of Creative Writing, which invited students, faculty, and staff to engage in conversations about finding ways to succeed in creative fields. The CSRC was mentioned for having showcased Montana’s work in a library exhibition in 2016.
This series of narrated photo essays for Artbound includes interviews with La Raza Magazine photographers, who share their thoughts on the Chicano Movement and its relevance today. Participating photographers are Patricia Borjon-Lopez, Oscar Castillo, Moctesuma Esparza, Luis Garza, Gil Lopez, Joe Razo, Raul Ruiz, Maria Marquez Sanchez, and Devra Weber. The CSRC contributed images from the La Raza Photograph Collection.
A feature on the exhibition Laura Aguilar: Show and Tell, which recently opened at the Patricia and Phillip Frost Art Museum in Miami. The exhibition, organized in collaboration with the CSRC, was previously at the Vincent Price Art Museum.
This feature in Artbound examines the use of Lincoln Heights’s Church of the Epiphany by La Raza contributors as a location to organize and meet during the Chicano movement. Images for the article were provided by the CSRC from the La Raza Photograph Collection.
This Artbound feature examines the role of La Raza newspaper and magazine as a political platform for the Chicano movement during its 1967–1977 publication run. The CSRC holds the La Raza Newspaper Collection and the La Raza Photograph Collection; images from the latter were used in this piece.
La Raza, a documentary produced for the series Artbound on KCET, a public broadcasting network, airs Tuesday, April 3 through Sunday, April 7, and is currently streaming online. The film extensively utilizes images from two special collections at the CSRC: La Raza Photograph Collection and La Raza Newspaper and Magazine Records.