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Photo: A colorfully painted 1950 lowrider car done by Gilbert “Magu” Lujan. Owned by Fullerton businessman Paul Dunlop.

While mainly known as the actor/comedian from the iconic Cheech and Chong duo, Cheech Marin has, over the past few decades, also been building one of the largest, and finest, private collections of Chicano art in the world, comprising over 700 works from iconic 70s artists like Frank Romero and Roberto Gutierrez, to newer talents like Wenceslao Quiroz. The current exhibit at the Muzeo in Anaheim, California. “Papel Chicano Dos” features a diverse array of works on paper from Marin’s collection, chronicling various expressions of Mexican American identity, primarily in the southwest.

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