This week on From the Vault we present a relatively new addition to our collection, a panel discussion at the J Paul Getty Museum in Los Angeles entitled, See What You Mean: An Evening of Insurrections with Harry Gamboa, Jr. This panel was recorded on Saturday, October 28th, 2017 and features several artists that helped expand the role of art in California Latino and Chicano communities, including painter Ramiro Gomez, artist and archivist Guadalupe Rosales, and UCLA ethnomusicologist and author Chon Noriega.
Gamboa, Jr., the focus of the panel, was just concluding a year-long Artist in Residency at the Getty Museum, and has been an important component of the Chicano community since co-founding the Latino artist collective Asco (Spanish for nausea or repulsion) based in East Los Angeles in 1972. As a world class photographer, his work is in the permanent collections at the Smithsonian Portrait Gallery, Smithsonian American Artist Museum in Washington DC, the Whitney Museum of American Art in New York, and the Autry Museum in Los Angeles, among others.
Kathy Carpenter from the Getty Museum introduces the panel.
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