atomicculture: “ Death of Rubén Salazar 1986 Frank Romero Born: East Los Angeles, California 1941 oil on canvas 72 ¼ x 120 3/8 in. (183.5 x 305.8 cm.) Smithsonian American Art Museum Museum (not currently on view) ”
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At the Estrada Courts housing project in Boyle Heights, the walls are time capsules of the Chicano art movement. Beginning in the 1960s, Mexican-American artists began emblazoning drab cinder-block and stucco walls with brightly colored murals, which represented the dreams, aspirations and cultural pride of a population that might have otherwise felt trapped in their environs. In...
SUPPORTING ARTWORK 3: Favianna Rodriguez, "Tu Lucha Es Mi Lucha, Your fight is my fight" 2010, Full Color Offset. As public speaker, artist, activist for the people, Rodriguez continues the legacy of the Chicano Art Movement. Her work directly influenced by the movement, consists of bright colors and political statements. Calling for equal rights for undocumented workers, women, and those that do not have a voice. Her work challenges the political & questions governmental actions.
A section of Diego Rivera's Detroit Industry murals, made in the 1930s, at the Detroit Institute of Arts.