The godfather of Chicano art

The godfather of Chicano art

By Deborah Vankin – LATimes.com – Photo Los Angeles Times. Emigdio Vasuez photographed in 1991 in front of his mural at the Santa Ana Transit Terminal. He originally painted it at the Bowers Museum.  It was 1979 and Emigdio “Higgy” Vasquez was 11. His...
¡Watcha mi tachuce! The Bonaroo Look

¡Watcha mi tachuce! The Bonaroo Look

By Research.Pomona.edu – Photo Not Credited. To look Bonaroo was to look cool. In Los Angeles during the 1930s and 1940s, zoot suits were mostly worn by poor and working class Mexican, African American and Jewish youth. These tailored outfits had broad shoulders...