Signs from the heart : California Chicano murals (Book, 1993) [WorldCat.org]
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Signs from the heart : California Chicano murals

Author: Eva Sperling Cockcroft; Holly Barnet-Sánchez; Social and Public Arts Resource Center (Venice, Los Angeles, Calif.)
Publisher: Venice, Calif. : Social and Public Art Resource Center ; Albuquerque : University of New Mexico Press, 1993.
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Over the past twenty-five years, Chicano artists have made a unique contribution to public art in California, transforming thousands of walls into colorful artworks that express the dreams, achievements, aspirations, and cultural identity of the Mexican-American community. Signs From the Heart tells the inside story of this new and important American art form in four interpretive essays by noted Chicano scholars  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Illustrated works
Pictorial works
Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Signs from the heart.
Venice, Calif. : Social and Public Art Resource Center ; Albuquerque : University of New Mexico Press, 1993
(OCoLC)623745900
Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Eva Sperling Cockcroft; Holly Barnet-Sánchez; Social and Public Arts Resource Center (Venice, Los Angeles, Calif.)
ISBN: 0826314481 9780826314482
OCLC Number: 27974112
Notes: Originally published: Venice, Calif. : Social and Public Art Resource Center, 1990.
Description: 116 pages : illustrations (some color) ; 24 cm
Contents: Preface / Judith F. Baca --
Introduction / Eva Sperling Cockcroft and Holly Barnet-Sánchez --
How, why, where, and when it all happened: Chicano murals of California / Shifra M. Goldman --
Arte Chicano: images of a community / Tómas Ybarra-Frausto --
Quest for identity: profile of two Chicana muralists based on interviews with Judith F. Baca and Patricia Rodríguez / Amalia Mesa-Bains --
Murales del movimiento: Chicano murals and the discourses of art and Americanization / Marcos Sánchez-Tranquilino.
Responsibility: edited with an introduction by Eva Sperling Cockcroft and Holly Barnet-Sánchez.
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Over the past twenty-five years, Chicano artists have made a unique contribution to public art in California, transforming thousands of walls into colourful artwork. This book tells the inside story  Read more...

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