Category Archives: Mexican Revolution

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

La Revolución

  The term La Revolución, Spanish for “The Revolution,” specifically refers to the Mexican Revolution that occurred from the years 1910-1917. The English term revolution most commonly refers to a rebellious act by an unsatisfied society determined to create a transformation … Continue reading

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Museo Nacional de Arte (MUNAL)

The Museo Nacional de Arte (MUNAL) is the national art museum of Mexico, located in Mexico City. Represented in its large collection are Mexican and international artworks from the sixteenth century to the first half of the twentieth century. The museum is … Continue reading

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