In an effort to raise awareness of the Getty’s Pacific Standard Time: LA/LA initiative, Frieze will put on a symposium in New York on Friday, May 5. Panels will be based on topics relating to the exhibitions within PST: LA/LA.
On his blog, scholar Adam Aziz discusses CSRC director Chon A. Noriega’s essay “Orphans of Modernism,” which addresses Chicanx art’s invisibility in the modern art world.
Celebrating the strong finish of the UCLA Spark Campaign, CSRC librarian educates undergrads on CSRC archives, upcoming book talks, and more in this month's newsletter!
(Image: CSRC librarian Xaviera Flores gives a lecture on CSRC collections focused on Chicano punk, queer art, and related subcultures.)
Latinos and Economic Security (LES) is a national research project funded by the Ford Foundation with a goal to advance economic security for middle-age and aging Latinos.
The Museum of Latin American Art (MOLAA) has published a catalog to complement the exhibition Dreamland: A Frank Romero Retrospective, on view February 11, 2017 – May 21, 2017. The catalog and exhibition include Romero’s Family Car with Dog, 1992, from the CSRC’s collection.
Hermosa Journal mentioned the CSRC’s fundraising campaign in conjunction with UCLA Spark for the exhibition Home—So Different, So Appealing, part of the Getty Foundation’s Pacific Standard Time: LA/LA initiative.
The CSRC-organized exhibition Home—So Different, So Appealing was featured in a piece from Artdaily.org regarding artist María Elena González. Her work will be featured in Home as well as in her first solo gallery exhibition at Hirschl & Adler on display through March 18.
Crowdfunding for "Home" continues, UCLA scholars address Trump policies, "Becoming Mexipino," fellowship and grants opportunities, and more in this month's newsletter!
(Image: "Shred Your Worries" by Raphael Montañez Ortiz)
An essay by CSRC director Chon Noriega is cited in a piece about the misconceptions created when scientific nomenclature is used to discuss and critique art.
Reforma discusses the bilingual newspaper La Raza, which captured the Chicano movement through powerful photos taken in Los Angeles between 1967 and 1977. The CSRC is mentioned for its collection of 25,000 digital images from the publication.