Walls of empowerment : Chicana/o indigenist murals of California (Book, 2008) [WorldCat.org]
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Walls of empowerment : Chicana/o indigenist murals of California

Author: Guisela Latorre
Publisher: Austin : University of Texas Press, 2008.
Edition/Format:   Print book : State or province government publication : English : 1st edView all editions and formats
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"Exploring three major hubs of muralist activity in California, where indigenist imagery is prevalent, Walls of Empowerment celebrates an aesthetic that seeks to firmly establish Chicana/o sociopolitical identity in U.S. territory. Providing readers with a history and genealogy of key muralists' productions, Guisela Latorre also showcases new material and original research on works and artists never before examined  Read more...
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Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Latorre, Guisela, 1970-
Walls of empowerment.
Austin : University of Texas Press, 2008
(OCoLC)741712703
Material Type: Government publication, State or province government publication, Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Guisela Latorre
ISBN: 9780292718838 0292718837 9780292719064 029271906X
OCLC Number: 213466313
Description: xiii, 292 pages, 16 unnumbered pages of plates : illustrations (some color) ; 23 cm
Contents: Indigenism and Chicana/o muralism: the radicalization of an aesthetic --
The dialectics of continuity and disruption: Chicana/o and Mexican indigenist murals --
The Chicano movement and indigenist murals: the formation of a nationalist canon and identity --
Graffiti and murals: urban culture and indigenist glyphs --
The Chicana/o mural environment: indigenist aesthetics and urban spaces --
Gender, indigenism, and Chicana muralists --
Murals and postmodernism: post-movimiento, heterogeneity, and new media in Chicana/o indigenism.
Responsibility: Guisela Latorre.
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Exploring three major hubs of muralist activity in California, this work seeks to establish Chicana/o socio-political identity in the US territory. This work highlights the ways in which California's  Read more...

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