Category Archives: Che Guevara

Icons within Chicano and Chicana Art

This entry will focus on three overlapping and reoccurring iconic themes that appear in Chicano and Chicana art: ancestral emblems, Catholic Church symbols, and figures from popular culture. The terms Chicano and Chicana are specific to the identity of Mexican-Americans … Continue reading

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Che Guevara: Latin American Icon

Ernesto “Che” Guevara” was born in Argentina in 1927 and spent the majority of his adult years serving under the command of Fidel Castro during the Cuban Revolution. Throughout these years Che solidified his status as a globally recognized figure … Continue reading

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