Chicana/o Art History

by Claudia Zapata

Chicano Art Video: E. Carmon Ramos explains “ Death of Rubén Salazar.“

Published on Sep 30, 2013

In this series, E. Carmen Ramos, curator of Latino art, discusses the exhibition "Our America: The Latino Presence in American Art” at the Smithsonian American Art Museum. This episode looks at the painting “Death of Rubén Salazar” by Frank Romero.
http://www.americanart.si.edu/collect…

“Our America: The Latino Presence in American Art” presents the rich and varied contributions of Latino artists in the United States since the mid-twentieth century, when the concept of a collective Latino identity began to emerge. The exhibition is drawn entirely from the Smithsonian American Art Museum’s pioneering collection of Latino art. It explores how Latino artists shaped the artistic movements of their day and recalibrated key themes in American art and culture.
http://www.americanart.si.edu/exhibit…

Chicano Art Video: E. Carmen Ramos explains “Humanscape 62″

Published on Sep 30, 2013

In this series, E. Carmen Ramos, curator of Latino art, discusses the exhibition “Our America: The Latino Presence in American Art” at the Smithsonian American Art Museum. This episode looks at the painting “Humanscape 62” by Melesio Casas.
http://www.americanart.si.edu/collect…

“Our America: The Latino Presence in American Art” presents the rich and varied contributions of Latino artists in the United States since the mid-twentieth century, when the concept of a collective Latino identity began to emerge. The exhibition is drawn entirely from the Smithsonian American Art Museum’s pioneering collection of Latino art. It explores how Latino artists shaped the artistic movements of their day and recalibrated key themes in American art and culture.
http://www.americanart.si.edu/exhibit…