Estampas Chicanas

17 January–5 May 2019

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Judy Baca, Absolutely Chicana, 2008. Screenprint. Collection of the McNay Art Museum, Gift of Harriett and Ricardo Romo, 2013.25. © Judith F. Baca

One of the great myths about such important social developments as the Chicano labor movement is that they are progressive on all fronts. However, many Chicana women, especially Chicana artists, have been excluded. This exhibition focuses solely on Chicana artists, many of whom have had to fight to make their voices heard. The artworks in this exhibition, all generous gifts of Harriett and Ricardo Romo, include works by Judy Baca, Patssi Valdez, Barbara Carrasco, Ester Hernandez, Alma Lopez, and others.

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