L.A. Xicano "Mapping Another LA: The Chicano Art Movement"
Catalog published as part of Pacific Standard Time: Art in Los Angeles 1945-1980
Exhibition curated by Chon A. Noriega, Terezita Romo, and Pilar Tompkins Rivas
Published by UCLA Chicano Studies Research Center Press
Gold Medal Winner, West-Pacific - Best Regional Non-Fiction
Purchase Catalog: www.amazon.com/L-A-Xicano-Chon-A-Noriega/dp/0895511452
2012 Independent Publisher Book Awards
The exhibition catalog for L.A. Xicano explores the diverse artistic contributions of Mexican American and Chicano artists to American art and to Los Angelesís artistic development since 1945. The volumeís six illustrated essays examine the life and works of the dozens of artists and photographers whose works are displayed and document the important role of artistsí groups. The authors consider these artists and their work in the context of the turbulent history of the time, particularly the development of the Chicano Movement. A plate section features works from each of the four exhibitions.