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CARA (Chicano Art: Resistance and Affirmation) Records, Part II
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Description
CARA was a traveling exhibition of Chicano art curated by the Wight Gallery at UCLA. Opening in 1990, it was a showcase of some 180 works of art (including projected images of murals) produced between 1964-1985 by about 140 Chicano and 40 Chicana artists. Over the course of the next three years, the exhibition traveled to ten U.S. cities. This collection includes correspondence with the various artists or their representatives, information about the artists as well as photographs of their work, and material related to the catalog. There are also administrative papers, including grant proposals, budgets, and invoices. There are also records of the educational outreach programs associated with the exhibition.
Background
CARA was a traveling exhibition of Chicano art curated by the Wight Gallery at UCLA. Opening in 1990, it was a showcase of some 180 works of art (including projected images of murals) produced between 1964-1985 by about 140 Chicano and 40 Chicana artists. Over the course of the next three years, the exhibition traveled to ten U.S. cities. Unprecedented in scope, it was the first major exhibition to showcase Chicanx art for a national audience.
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45 linear feet
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Availability
Open for research.