The new issue of Art News includes a feature on L.A. Xicano artist and UCLA faculty member Judy Baca. The story discusses Baca’s contributions to feminist art and social justice, including the “Great Wall of Los Angeles,” coordinated by the Social and Public Art Resource Center (SPARC), which Baca co-founded.
In honor of Women’s History Month, the CSRC library will have books on display highlighting some of the amazing Chicanas in our community. Also, check out our activities wall to see related events happening on campus this month.
"Uncompromised: The Lupe Anguiano Story,” released on March 6, 2017, tells the story of Anguiano’s celebrated contributions to service in the LA community and Welfare Reform.
Scholar Adam Aziz discusses on his blog CSRC director Chon Noriega’s essay “Orphans of Modernism,” which addresses Chicanx art’s invisibility in the modern art world.
Celebrating the strong finish of the UCLA Spark Campaign, CSRC librarian educates undergrads on CSRC archives, upcoming book talks, and more in this month's newsletter!
(Image: CSRC librarian Xaviera Flores gives a lecture on CSRC collections focused on Chicano punk, queer art, and related subcultures.)
Latinos and Economic Security (LES) is a national research project funded by the Ford Foundation with a goal to advance economic security for middle-age and aging Latinos.
Hermosa Journal mentioned the CSRC’s fundraising campaign in conjunction with UCLA Spark for the exhibition Home—So Different, So Appealing, part of the Getty Foundation’s Pacific Standard Time: LA/LA initiative.
Crowdfunding for "Home" continues, UCLA scholars address Trump policies, "Becoming Mexipino," fellowship and grants opportunities, and more in this month's newsletter!
(Image: "Shred Your Worries" by Raphael Montañez Ortiz)
An essay by CSRC director Chon Noriega is cited in a piece about the misconceptions created when scientific nomenclature is used to discuss and critique art.
Reforma discusses the bilingual newspaper La Raza, which captured the Chicano movement through powerful photos taken in Los Angeles between 1967 and 1977. The CSRC is mentioned for its collection of 25,000 digital images from the publication.