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Estampas de la Raza: Contemporary Prints from the Romo Collection

April 1, 2023 @ 10:00 am May 28, 2023 @ 4:00 pm

Estampas de la Raza chronicles the unique heritage, history, and experience of Mexican Americans and Latinos in an exhibition of 61 eye-catching screenprints and lithographs from the McNay Art Museum in San Antonio. This body of prints comprises an essential but largely overlooked aspect of contemporary American art, focusing on prints made by Mexican American and Latino artists between 1980 and 2010. Inspired by the Chicano art movement of the 1960s and 1970s, many of these artists activate Pop Art aesthetics and powerful messages to explore the complex identities and struggles of Latinos living in the United States. The exhibition highlights Mexican icons, including Frida Kahlo and Che Guevara, and celebrates Latino cultural traditions.

The 44 featured printmakers include Raul Caracoza, Sam Coronado, Richard Duardo, Germs (Jaime Zacarias), Ignacio Gomez, Ester Hernandez, Luis A. Jiménez Jr., Malaquias Montoya, Frank Romero, Patssi Valdez, and Ernesto Yerena.

Image: Raul Caracoza,” Young Frida (Pink)”, 2006. Screenprint. Collection of the McNay Art Museum, Gift of Harriett and Ricardo Romo,
2009.42. © Raul Caracoza

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Start:
April 1, 2023 @ 10:00 am
End:
May 28, 2023 @ 4:00 pm
Cost:
Free with Museum Admission
Website:
https://delart.org/event/estampas/

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