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Mexican American Art
The following guide provides Web site links, a list of selected books, and access to online periodical articles about this subject. The Web site links have been researched, evaluated, and annotated by Rio Hondo College Librarians. The Librarians have specifically selected these Web sites to meet the research needs of Rio Hondo College students

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Archives of American Art - Quick Reference to Oral History Interviews
http://artarchives.si.edu/oralhist/oralhist.htm

Contains the text of interviews of selected artists. This site includes the text of an oral history interview of Judy Baca.

Chicano Art - A Resource Guide
http://cemaweb.library.ucsb.edu/chicanoArt.html

Provides an overview of Chicano Art in California. Contains links to Proyecto CARIDAD. This guide also includes an annotated list of material for further reading.

Public Art in Los Angeles - Los Angeles Murals
http://www.publicartinla.com/LA_murals/

Provides links for murals organized by region.  Includes Frank Romero, Richard T. Jimenez, Eduardo Carillo, Luis Becerra.

Romo Collection of Mexican American Art Prints, 1981-
http://www.lib.utexas.edu/taro/utlac/00110/lac-00110.html
Collection of original Mexican American silkscreens, lithographs, and other are prints.  many prints were produced at Self-Help Graphics Studio in Los Angeles, CA and Coronado Studios in Austin, TX.  Several images from the collection available from the Web site.  Housed in the Nettie Lee Benson Latin American Collection at UT Austin [other materials about Mexican and Mexican American culture and art available at http://www.lib.utexas.edu/benson/]

SPARC (Social and Public Art Resource Center)
http://www.sparcmurals.org/

The Web site for SPARC, a 25-year-old non-profit organization located in Venice, California. There is information about mural artists and images of murals that are concentrated in the greater Los Angeles area. The site provides a history as well as image of Willie Herron's "The Wall That Cracked Open."

A World of Art
http://www.learner.org/catalog/extras/wabios/baca.html

This is the Web site developed for the PBS series, "A World of Art." The site provides a link to a biographical sketch of Judy Baca. The site also includes links to related art Web sites.

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The following books can be located in the Rio Hondo College Library.

Reference Books
Non-circulating:

Hispanic art in the United States : thirty contemporary painters & sculptors
Call number: Ref N6538.H58B43 1987

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The Rio Hondo College Library provides online access to full-text articles through our online databasesPlease note:  you must be a Rio Hondo College student, faculty, staff or board member to use these services.

The sample searches and articles below are from the ProQuest database.  If you are viewing this subject guide from an on-campus computer, simply click on the links below.   To gain access if you are at home or off-campus, first click here: https://rioweb.riohondo.edu/library/.  Input your student ID number and password [your birthdate].  You will see a list of all the online databases to which you have access.  Click on ProQuest and enter the database.  You may conduct your own searches at this point or come back to this subject guide and click on any of the links below:

SUB(hispanic americans) AND SUB(art)

Researched and evaluated by:
A.Enright, Librarian, 2001
last update:  C. Oldham, Librarian, 12/2009

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