Category Archives: Guillermo Gomez-Peña

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

Posted in Che Guevara, Chicano, Coco Fusco, Eva C. Pérez, Guillermo Gomez-Peña, mass media, Mexican Revolution, Mickey Mouse, Pachamama, Pancho Villa, Raúl Paulino Blatazar, Richard Álvarez, Uncategorized, Virgen de Guadalupe, Yolanda López | Leave a comment

Border Crossings and Migration in Latin American Art

In the context of Latin American art the concepts of border-crossing and migration can refer to many different things. These ideas may relate to Latin American artists crossing borders to study in Europe or America, or to art itself that … Continue reading

Posted in border crossing, Catalina Delgado-Trunk, Guillermo Gomez-Peña, Marva Lopez, Mexico, Mexico-United States border in art, Migration, ofrendas | Leave a comment