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Chicano Art for Our Millennium: Collected Works from the Arizona State University Community

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Publisher Comments:

This beautifully produced book showcases more than 120 works of Chicana and Chicano art and provides a good representation of the art movement for general readers as well as students. Created in part as a catalog for the 2004 exhibition of the same name, the book is also designed to serve as a useful tool for teaching Chicana/o art from the elementary grades through graduate school as wellas for the novice adult. Art aficionados will relish the striking, full-color images in this coffee-table-quality volume. Themes include community values, borders and biculturalism, spirituality, personal feelings and shared experiences, cultural icons, and nontraditional representations.This volume is an outgrowth of the highly successful, award-winning project Contemporary Chicana and Chicano Art: Artists, Works, Culture, and Education, published in 2002 (see page 7). The accompanying exhibition runs May 1 through September 19, 2004, at the Mesa Southwest Museum in Mesa, Arizona, and is planned for an extended tour both nationally and internationally.

Book News Annotation:

Serving in part as a catalog to an exhibition of the same name, this work is a retrospective of decades of graphic art produced in association with six major Chicano art centers and cooperatives in the U.S. Southwest. In the form of some 120 color plates, primarily consisting of reproduction of posters, the art addresses themes of community values, cross-border and cross-cultural experience, and spirituality. The text also includes and educator resource which can be used to guide classroom discussion about the works.
Annotation 2004 Book News, Inc., Portland, OR (booknews.com)

Synopsis:

This beautifully produced book showcases more than 120 works of Chicana and Chicano art and provides a good representation of the art movement for general readers as well as students. Created in part as a catalog for the 2004 exhibition of the same name, the book is also designed to serve as a useful tool for teaching Chicana/o art from the elementary grades through graduate school. Art aficionados will relish the striking full-color images in this coffee-table-quality volume. Themes include community values, borders and biculturalism, spirituality, and cultural icons. This is the third volume in the series that began with the award-winning Contemporary Chicana and Chicano Art: Artists, Works, Culture, and Education (2002).

Product Details

ISBN:
9781931010252
Author:
Keller, Gary D.
Publisher:
Bilingual Review Press (AZ)
Author:
Erickson, Mary
Author:
Villeneuve, Pat
Location:
Tempe, AZ
Subject:
Art
Subject:
Study & Teaching
Subject:
Themes, motives
Subject:
Mexican american art
Subject:
Collections, Catalogs, Exhibitions - General
Subject:
History - Contemporary (1945- )
Subject:
Art-Museums and Collections
Series Volume:
no. 160
Publication Date:
20040431
Binding:
TRADE PAPER
Language:
English
Illustrations:
Y
Pages:
160
Dimensions:
12.08x9.04x.65 in. 2.31 lbs.

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"Synopsis" by , This beautifully produced book showcases more than 120 works of Chicana and Chicano art and provides a good representation of the art movement for general readers as well as students. Created in part as a catalog for the 2004 exhibition of the same name, the book is also designed to serve as a useful tool for teaching Chicana/o art from the elementary grades through graduate school. Art aficionados will relish the striking full-color images in this coffee-table-quality volume. Themes include community values, borders and biculturalism, spirituality, and cultural icons. This is the third volume in the series that began with the award-winning Contemporary Chicana and Chicano Art: Artists, Works, Culture, and Education (2002).
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