This lesson discusses the development of Chicano Art in the context of wider civil rights movements.
Image of Baca, Great Wall of LA, Creative Commons, http://www.flickr.com/photos/xurble/1325924945/; Image of Hernandez, Sun Mad Raisins, Creative Commons, http://americanart.si.edu/education/corazon/galeria_06.cfm; Image of Chicano Park, Public Domain, http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/File:Chicano_Park_Mural.JPG
Aztlán The traditional home of the Nahua, an important group of Mesoamericans.
Mexican-Americans, United States citizens of Mexican descent.
A negative term to define low class or style. Also used in the Chicano arts movement as a reference to “making the most with the least.”