A story in UCLA Newsroom announcing the CSRC's receipt of a grant from the Warhol Foundation to go toward the implementation of the exhibition HOME--So Different, So Appealing, opening 2017.
CSRC wins grant from Warhol Foundation, a conversation with Jesús Salvador Treviño now on CSRC YouTube, screenings of Latino Americans moderated by special guests, research grants, and more! (Image: Jesús Salvador Treviño)
The CSRC has been awarded a $100,000 grant from the Andy Warhol Foundation for the Visual Arts to support the implementation of "HOME—So Different, So Appealing," an exhibition the CSRC is organizing as part of the Getty’s Pacific Standard Time: L.A./L.A. initiative.
The CSRC Latino Policy and Issues Brief Not Quite a Breakthrough: The Oscars and Actors of Color, 2002-2012 (Number 27, 2012) was cited in an article on the lack of racial diversity among this year's Academy Award nominees.
Diane Rodriguez, associate artistic director of Los Angeles’s Center Theatre Group (CTG), was confirmed by the United States Senate as a new member of the National Council on the Arts, the advisory body of the National Endowment for the Arts. Rodriguez, who has been on the staff of CTG for over twenty years, served as co-director of CTG’s Latino Theatre Initiative and dramatically increased the diversity of CTG productions.
The Daily Bruin profiled two students chosen to be first-year Andrew W. Mellon undergraduate curatorial fellows at LACMA. This year, both first-year LACMA fellows are UCLA students.
Publications by CSRC scholars, new metadata projects for CSRC digital collections, a new book on Chicana/o art, a book talk with Jesús Salvador Treviño, and an event discussing Chicano party crews in the 1990s! (Party crew image by East L.A. Madness, c. 1993)
In an interview discussing Latino representation in university art history departments in the United States, Adriana Zavala, associate professor of art history and director of the Latino Studies program at Tufts University, reflects on her article, “Latin@ Art at the Intersection,” which was published in the Spring 2015 issue of Aztlán journal.
The Los Angeles Times published an article on Oscar Castillo's expansive image collection of Chicano life and protests in Los Angeles in the late 1960s and early 1970s which scholars see as both journalism and fine art.
Smithsonian archivist visits the CSRC, "Please, Don't Bury Me Alive!" screens at UCLA Film & TV Archive, CSRC Press holiday book sale, and more in this month's newsletter. (Image: Still from "Please, Don't Bury Me Alive!" directed by and starring Efraín Gutiérrez)