Artists representing the Chicano art movement of the mid-60’s and 70’s
This exhibition of paintings by Chicano artists comes from the Collection of Cheech Marin of the well-known comedy duo “Cheech and Chong.” The exhibition includes landscapes, portraits and figure subjects, which range in style from photo-realism to abstraction, averaging 16 inches square. Generally apolitical, they explore the everyday lives of the artists and express internal or personal sentiments.
Exhibition dates: March 27 - May 16, 2015
A Conversation with Cheech Marin
Thursday, May 7, 6:30pm
In the Washburn Union in the Student Union. Cheech Marin is best known as on half of the hilariously irreverent duo of Cheech and Chong. While primarily known as an actor, a director and a performer, he has developed what is arguably the finest private colleciton of Chicano art, much of it forming the core of his traveling exhibition.
Mulvane Art Museum, 17th & Jewell Streets, Topeka, KS
Mulvane Art Museum
1700 SW College Avenue
Topeka, KS 66621