A fascinating view on the art that has been forbidden from Michelangelo's Last Judgement, Goya's Caprichos and Naked Maja, to the infamous Entartete Kunst exhibit of degenerate art organized by Hitler, and the whitewash of David Alfaro Siqueros' 1932 murals in L.A. "America Tropical" and "Street Meeting", as well as artists and authors blacklisted in the U.S. during the McCarthy Era, the cultural revolution in China, and contemporary acts of censorship, such as the "Backseat Dodge" sculpture of Edward Kienholz and Robert Mapplethorpe's banned art, and the whitewash of Italian street artist Blu's mural by MOCA in Los Angeles.
Gregorio Luke is an internationally recognized expert on the art and culture of Mexico and Latin America. He was the CSULB College of the Arts Commencement Speaker in 2008 and last year's Long Beach Artist of the Year.
Sponsored by: Carrpenter Performing Arts Center's "B-Word Project", The Chicano & Latino Studies Department and The California-México Studies Center
Thursday, September 20, 2012
The Carpenter Performing Arts Center 6200 ATHERTON ST. LONG BEACH, CA 90815