The Heart of the Mission: Latino Art and Politics in San Francisco

  title={The Heart of the Mission: Latino Art and Politics in San Francisco},
  author={Cary Cordova},
and representational images and feel little compunction in their choices was indicative of their tolerance for multiple forms. The joining together of art of multiple regions was reflective of a conversation in process, as well as an ideological struggle for power across various regions. A negotiation of identity was implicit in the exhibit, but the fact that this identity was unresolved left some dissatisfied. Increasingly, the nationalism of the Chicano movement and the social pressures to… 
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  • Art
    Archives of American Art Journal
  • 2022
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