A feature on the La Raza exhibition at the Autry Museum of the American West includes comments and reflections by La Raza photographer and exhibition co-curator Luis Garza. The La Raza exhibition was produced in collaboration with the CSRC, which holds the La Raza Newspaper Collection and La Raza Photograph Collection.
An overview of the Lavanderia series by artist Christina Fernandez, whose work was included in the CSRC-organized exhibition Home—So Different, So Appealing.
An interview with CSRC Director Chon A. Noriega, who discusses his eclectic approach to scholarship and teaching.
CSRC director Chon A. Noriega is quoted in this essay by Carmen Giménez Smith about Latinx identity. Noriega describes the importance of the artwork Spray Paint LACMA (or Project Pie in De/Face), by the Chicano artist collective ASCO, which criticized the lack of Chicano art at the Los Angeles County Museum of Art.
CSRC assistant director emeritus Carlos Haro gave a lecture at East Los Angeles College on the CSRC Walkouts exhibition and the impact of the 1968 East Los Angeles Walkouts. The exhibition is currently on view at the Vincent Price Art Museum.
Two CSRC Press publications, Judith F. Baca by Anna Indych-López and the exhibition catalog Laura Aguilar: Show and Tell, won medals in the 2018 Independent Publisher Book Awards (IPPYs) announced April 10.
A review of the exhibition Laura Aguilar: Show and Tell at the Patricia and Phillip Frost Art Museum. The exhibition, which debuted at the Vincent Price Art Museum in 2017, was organized in collaboration with the CSRC as part of the Getty’s Pacific Standard Time: LA/LA initiative and is now on view at the Patricia and Phillip Frost Art Museum in Miami.
In a piece for Artbound, curator Sybil Venegas provides background to the biographical essay she wrote for the exhibition catalog Laura Aguilar: Show and Tell, published by CSRC Press. The exhibition is now on view at the Patricia and Phillip Frost Art Museum in Miami.
Artist Star Montana took part in an event hosted by the UC Riverside Department of Creative Writing, which invited students, faculty, and staff to engage in conversations about finding ways to succeed in creative fields. The CSRC was mentioned for having showcased Montana’s work in a library exhibition in 2016.
This series of narrated photo essays for Artbound includes interviews with La Raza Magazine photographers, who share their thoughts on the Chicano Movement and its relevance today. Participating photographers are Patricia Borjon-Lopez, Oscar Castillo, Moctesuma Esparza, Luis Garza, Gil Lopez, Joe Razo, Raul Ruiz, Maria Marquez Sanchez, and Devra Weber. The CSRC contributed images from the La Raza Photograph Collection.