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Beach Is in This California Town’s Name, but It Offers Much More The New York Times By Lucas Peterson June 26, 2018 Excerpt: I enjoyed the exhibit “El Exploratorio,” which focused on the intersection of art, science and technology. A standout was Linda Vallejo’s “Datos Sagrados,” which wove together mesmerizing pictographs with data about Latino immigration. Full Article  ...

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We Need Protests. And Paintings. The New York Times By Héctor Tobar New York January 27, 2018     Excerpt The history of Latino diaspora art in Los Angeles shows that even small, local works can produce big cultural shifts. In the 1970s, a group of Los Angeles artists at the barrio gallery Self-Help Graphics wanted their community to celebrate the beauty of Mexican culture. So they worked to recreate Mexican “Día de los...

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In these two art shows, the political is personal for our post-Women’s March country LA Times By Christopher Knight, Art Critic January 3, 2018 Full article    

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 . One Year: The Art of Politics in Los Angeles LA Art News December 8, 2017     Excerpt Linda Vallejo’s ‘The Brown Dot Project’ puts a human face on data—for example, a portrait of a young woman composed of 33,461 brown dots that illustrate the fact that 30.9% of Latinos living in the U.S. earned $50K+ in 2014.     Full article  ...

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Inside Self Help Graphics & Art Día De Los Muertos: A Cultural Legacy, Past Present & Future / PST: LA/LA by Eva Recinos Fabrik Magazine Issue 37 October 17, 2017     Full article Purchase magazine  ...

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Día de los Muertos: A Cultural Legacy, Past Present & Future traveling group exhibition September 2017-January 2020 Self Help Graphics & Art Getty Foundation Initiative PST: LA/LA September 17, 2017-February 24, 2018 Arlington Art Center Jenkins Community Gallery Arlington, VA November 3, 2018-March 10, 2019 Centro de Artes San Antonio, TX October 24, 2019-January 19, 2020     Linda Vallejo and Betty Ann Brown...

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