Delivered at the Smithsonian Archives of American Art Annual Benefit, New York City, October 24, 2017
Home—So Different, So Appealing was mentioned in an article discussing the recent Twitter battle between the Museum of Fine Arts, Houston and the Los Angeles County Museum of Art.
NBC News covered the arts initiative Pacific Standard Time: LA/LA. Included in the roundup is a photo from the La Raza exhibition at the Autry Museum, courtesy of the CSRC, and an image of the artwork 720 Sq. Ft.: Household Mutations by Carmen Argote, featured in the CSRC-organized exhibition Home—So Different, So Appealing at LACMA.
CSRC associate director Charlene Villaseñor Black was quoted in a Los Angeles Times piece discussing the recent surge in popularity of Dia de los Muertos merchandise.
Harry Gamboa, artist-in-residence at the Getty, chronicled on his website "See What You Mean," an event he designed that took place October 28 at the Getty Museum. Included in the event was a panel discussion featuring Gamboa in conversation with fellow artists Ramiro Gomez and Guadalupe Rosales and moderated by CSRC director Chon Noriega.
Pacifica Radio Archives presents a "From The Vault" recording featuring "See What You Mean: An Evening of Insurrections with Harry Gamboa Jr.," a panel discussion at the Getty Center. The panelists were L.A. artists Ramiro Gomez, Guadalupe Rosales, and Harry Gamboa Jr. CSRC director Chon Noriega served as moderator. All three artists are collections donors to the CSRC.
The CSRC congratulates Abel Valenzuela, CSRC Faculty Advisory Committee member, Chicana/o studies faculty, and director of the UCLA Institute for Research on Labor and Employment, on his new appointment as Special Advisor to the Chancellor on Immigration Policy.
In an opinion piece discussing the Mexican culture of Southwest America, Home—So Different, So Appealing was mentioned for its theme that celebrates relations between various cultures and countries.
L.A.-based artist and photographer Laura Aguilar was featured in an article about the Chicanx queer community in Los Angeles.
UCLA Newsroom previewed a screening event featuring the Academy and Emmy award-nominated documentary No Más Bebés.