Name Descriptor: Herrón, Willie×
  • Murals changing face of east L.A.
    Olmo, Frank del, 1948- 2004
    This document involves a brief article published in the Los Angeles Times in late 1973 that reports on the early developments in Chicano muralism, focusing on the large-scale mural project at the Estrada Courts Housing Project in East L.A. It begins [...]
    ICAA Record ID: 1126945

  • 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

  • A true barrio art
    Ytuarte, Eddie (Edy)
    “A True Barrio” by Edy (Eddie Ytuarte) is part essay, part interview. Edy introduces the essay with a brief review of the work by Harry Gamboa, Gronk, and Willie Herrón exhibited at Mechicano Art Gallery in East Los Angeles in 1972. The author [...]
    ICAA Record ID: 848761

  • Those were the days (of the dead)
    Gamboa, Harry, Jr.
    In this essay, author and artist Harry Gamboa, Jr. presents a series of episodes recalling the public performances in Los Angeles of the collective, ASCO. The text also highlights memories of violence and suffering in the writer’s neighborhood [...]
    ICAA Record ID: 809733

  • Iconography : strictly Chicano
    Unzueta, Manuel
    In this essay, Manuel Unzueta makes a case for the unique nature of Chicano art. He writes that Chicano art has made great strides toward acceptance in the mainstream art world, and despite many obstacles, Chicano artists continue to create original [...]
    ICAA Record ID: 803383

  • Space, power, and youth culture : Mexican American grafitti and Chicano murals in East Los Angeles, 1972-1978
    Sanchez-Tranquilino, Marcos
    In this essay, Marcos Sánchez-Tranquilino maps out the differences and points of contact between murals linked to the Chicano Movement of the 1970s and graffiti by Mexican-American youth, specifically youth gang culture. For this essay he uses [...]
    ICAA Record ID: 796234

  • Gronk and Herron : muralists
    Gamboa, Harry, Jr.
    In this interview, Harry Gamboa, Jr. talks to muralists, Gronk and Willie Herrón. Gamboa’s introduction describes the collaborations of Gronk and Herrón that began in 1972: the two East Los Angeles muralists met that year and started [...]
    ICAA Record ID: 795784