¡Murales Rebeldes! L.A. Chicano/Chicana Murals Under Siege is a companion publication to an upcoming exhibit of the same name at LA Plaza de Cultura y Artes as part of the Getty's SoCal-wide arts initiative "Pacific Standard Time: LA/LA." With a foreword and afterword by OC Weekly editor Gustavo Arellano, as well as contributions by writers Erin M. Curtis, Jessica Hough, Guisela Latorre and photographer Oscar R. Castillo, the book highlights eight murals created by Barbara Carrasco, Roberto Chavez, Sergio O'Cadiz Moctezuma, David Botello, Yreina D. Cervantez, Ernesto de la Loza, Wayne Alaniz Healy, Willie Herrón III, Alma Lopez and George Yepes from the 1970s to the '90s in downtown, Echo Park, Boyle Heights and Fountain Valley. Accompanied by essays, the more than 175 images and sketches explore the history and creative process of these wall paintings, many of which have disappeared over time thanks to weather, development or whitewashing of their controversial content. Arellano moderates a panel discussion with Curtis, Hough, Carrasco and Botello.
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