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Murals of Aztlan film, audiotapes, and notes, 1981

Creator:
Tartan, James, 1931-
Subject:
Almaraz, Carlos
Gronk, (Glugio Gronk Nicandro)
Romero, Frank
Valadez, John
Craft and Folk Art Museum
Place of publication, production, or execution:
Other
Physical Description:
4.0 linear ft.
Access Note / Rights:
Use of original papers requires an appointment and is limited to the Archives' Washington, D.C., Research Center. Contact Reference Services for more information.
Summary:
Reels of 16mm film footage, primarily outtakes, from the film documenting the exhibition "Murals of Aztlan: the Street Painters of East Los Angeles" at the Craft and Folk Art Museum, Los Angeles. For this exhibition, artists Carlos Almaraz, Gronk, Judithe Hernandez, Willie Herron, Frank Romero, John Valadez and the East Los Streetscrapers (David Botello, Wayne Healy, George Yepes) painted portable murals in the gallery. Accompanying the film footage are notes and 7 tape-recorded conversations with artists regarding the project.
Citation:
Murals of Aztlan film, audiotapes, and notes, 1981. Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution.
Provenance:
Donated by James Tartan, the editor of the film.
Location Note:
Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution, 750 9th St. NW, Washington, D.C. 20001
Topic:
Hispanic American artists
Interviews
Mexican American art
Mexican American artists
Motion pictures (visual works)
Mural painting and decoration
Muralists
Sound recordings
Street art
Record number:
(DSI-AAA_CollID)13501
(DSI-AAA_SIRISBib)211809
AAA_collcode_tartjame
Theme:
Communities, Organizations, Museums
Latino and Latin American
Data Source:
Archives of American Art

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