Archives for August 27, 2006

Art a GoGo Podcast #30 “Chicano” at the de Young Museum

Show Notes:
Listen to the MP3 of podcast #30
(49.13 minutes)

Interview with Dr. Daniell Cornell, Curator of the “Chicano Encounters” exhibition at the de Young Museum

We have the pleasure of interviewing Dr. Daniell Cornell, Curator of American Art and Director of Contemporary Art at the de Young Museum in San Francisco. Dr. Cornell is the curator of “Chicano Encounters: Local Places and Global Communities” one of the three exhibitions that make up “Chicano” which is currently on view at the de Young Museum through October 22, 2006.

“Chicano Visions: American Painters on the Verge” features a variety of Chicano artists. This portion of the exhibition is curated by Rene Yanez and features works from the collection of actor and comedian Cheech Marin.

Frank Romero
Frank Romero, The Arrest of the Paleteros [ice-cream men], 1996 (detail)

Chicano
de Young Museum
Through October 22, 2006

Chicano Art Life
– Back Story: Cheech and “Chicano Visions (SF Gate)
Cheech Marin wants America to know what Chicano art means to this country — which is why the actor is sharing his collection, on view now at the de Young (SF Gate)
Painting of Cheech Marin

Chicano Visions: American Painters on the Verge
Museum of Art Fort Lauderdale
November 18, 2006 to May 7, 2007

Armando Rascon: “Naco Nocturnes”
de Young Museum
Through November 5, 2006

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