As part of the opening weekend festivities for Marking an Era: Celebrating Self Help Graphics & Art at 50, please join the Laguna Art Museum and Kevin Cruz Amaya for a talk on Self Help Graphics & Art, its cultural impact, and printmaking as an art form. Cruz Amaya is a doctoral candidate in Chicana/o and Central American studies at UCLA and a UCLA Chicano Studies Research Center Inter-University Program for Latino Research Dissertation Fellow.
Dando Gracias, Leo Limón, 1983, Gift of Charlie Miller and Museum Purchase with funds from the National Endowment for the Arts, a Federal Agency, LAM Permanent Collection
Advance tickets recommended.
Museum members: $7
Kevin W. Cruz Amaya is a Ph.D. candidate in the department of Chicana/o and Central American Studies at the University of California, Los Angeles. He is currently completing his dissertation, “The Artwork of Gilbert ‘Magu’ Luján: Chicana/o Whimsicality and Speculative Worldmaking in Magulandia,” which is a monographic study of the artistic, political, and intellectual contributions of Chicano artist Gilbert “Magu” Luján. His research also includes the study of Latinx political graphics. He has written about visual solidarity in political graphics by Chicanx artists with U.S. Central American communities in San Francisco. He is currently an Inter-University Program for Latino Research Dissertation Fellow through the UCLA Chicano Studies Research Center.
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