Creator: Nieto, Margarita×
  • The Mexican presence in the United States : part I
    Nieto, Margarita
    In this document, Margarita Nieto details the influence of the School of Mexican Painting on the artistic production in the United States during the twenty-year period preceding World War II. She argues that contact between the two countries during [...]
    ICAA Record ID: 1083160

  • Conversation with artist : Frank Romero
    Nieto, Margarita
    In this document, Margarita Nieto interviews Frank Romero about his career as an artist as well as the current state of Chicano art. The artist opens up about his role in the artist collective, Los Four, and shares his thoughts on the basic tenets of [...]
    ICAA Record ID: 1082438

  • L.A. L.A. : the creation of a city through visual images
    Nieto, Margarita
    In this document, art historian and professor Margarita Nieto discusses the 1989 exhibition, Los Angeles Latino Artists, in which fifteen Los Angeles-based Latino artists reflect on the experience of the city in their production. She suggests that [...]
    ICAA Record ID: 1081910

  • Le démon des anges : a brief history of the Chicano-Latino artists of Los Angeles
    Nieto, Margarita
    This essay by Margarita Nieto details the history of Chicano art in Los Angeles and broader California. Nieto focuses on the artworks and activism of sixteen prominent artists, including Carlos Almaraz, Gronk, Patssi Valdez, Luis Jimenez, and others [...]
    ICAA Record ID: 849362

  • Across the street : Self-Help Graphics and Chicano art in Los Angeles
    Nieto, Margarita
    In this essay, art historian Margarita Nieto critiques the tendency to trace the genealogy of Chicano art to Mexican art. She locates the roots of the Chicano art movement and the art organizations that emerged within it to the countercultural [...]
    ICAA Record ID: 796051