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Chicano Art

Chicano Art

Author: Aleisha Olson

This lesson will present an overview of the Chicano Art Movement.

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Notes on "Chicano Art"



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

  • Chicano

    Mexican-Americans, United States citizens of Mexican descent.

  • Rasquache

    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.”

  • Aztlán

    Aztlán The traditional home of the Nahua, an important group of Mesoamericans.