Chicano visions : American painters on the verge /Material type: BookPublisher: Boston : Little, Brown and Co., ©2002Edition: 1st North American ed.Description: 160 pages : color illustrations ; 27 cm.ISBN: 0821228064; 9780821228067; 0821228056; 9780821228050.Subject(s): Marin, Cheech -- Art collections -- Exhibitions | Marin, Patti -- Art collections -- Exhibitions | Marin, Cheech | 1900-1999 | Mexican American painting -- 20th century -- Exhibitions | Painting -- Private collections -- California -- Exhibitions | California | Exhibition catalogs | Nonfiction | Exhibition catalogsOnline resources: Contributor biographical information
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Enhanced descriptions from Syndetics:
Cheech Marin, best known as a comedian and actor as well as a director and musician, here showcases his monumental collection of Chicano art in a landmark book that will be accompanied by a blockbuster exhibition currently touring the U.S. Featuring over 30 artists' work, including Gronk, Patssi Valdex and Carlos Almaraz, these paintings depict Hispanic culture, religion and politics with brilliant color and emotion. With incisive essays by leading scholars that describe the origins of Chicano art, this is work that is on the cutting edge of contemporary art.
Published on the occasion of the exhibition.
"A Bulfinch Press book."
Includes bibliographical references (page 31).
Chicano art : culture, myth, and sensibility / by Max Benvidez -- Mestiza aesthetics and Chicana painterly visions / by Tere Romo -- Aztlán in Tejas : Chicano/Chicana art from the Third Coast / by Constance Cortez -- The plates / commentaries by Cheech Marin -- Carlos Almaraz ; Charles "Chaz" Bojórquez ; David Botello ; Mel Casas ; Gaspar Enríquez ; Diane Gamboa ; Margaret García ; Rupert García ; Carmen Lomas Garza ; Glugio "Gronk" Nicandro ; Raul Guerrero ; Wayne Alaniz Healy ; Adan Hernández ; Ester Hernández ; Leo Limón ; Gilbert "Magu" Lujan ; César Martínez ; Frank Romero ; Alex Rubio ; Marta Sánchez ; Eloy Torrez ; Jesse Treviño ; John Valadez ; Patssi Valdez ; Vincent Valdez ; George Yepes.
Highlights the work of more than thirty Chicano artists in a volume that is largely drawn from Marin's own art collection, and includes essays by leading scholars on the history and development of Chicano art.