Truth Dig profiled the exhibition La Raza, organized in collaboration with the CSRC and on view at the Autry Museum of the American West. Several images courtesy of the CSRC are featured in the piece.
Home artist Ramiro Gomez is now represented by Chelsea’s P.P.O.W. gallery in New York. His first solo exhibition at the gallery will open Spring 2018.
The Los Angeles Times previewed an event at the Vincent Price Art Museum (VPAM) designed to pay tribute to The Plush Pony, a now defunct working-class, lesbian bar in L.A.
CSRC associate director Charlene Villaseñor Black participated in a talk with artist Judithe Hernández at the Millard Sheets Art Center at the Fairplex in Pomona to discuss Hernández’s work in the exhibition One Path Two Journeys, part of Pacific Standard Time: LA/LA.
Home to reopen at MFAH, new CSRC YouTube videos, the IAC Fall Forum, IAC fellowships for 2018-19, and more, in this month's newsletter!
(Image: Roundtable discussion at the 2017-18 UCLA Digital Archiving Visitor Speaker Series, October 13. CSRC librarian Xaviera Flores, third from the left.)
Delivered at the Smithsonian Archives of American Art Annual Benefit, New York City, October 24, 2017
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.
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.
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.