Chican@ Art History

by Claudia Zapata.

Posts tagged visual

Juan Capistran. The Breaks. 2001. 40”x40”giclee print on photo paper.

Juan Capistran. The Breaks. 2001. 40”x40”giclee print on photo paper.

Dr. Tomás Ybarra-Frausto is a distinquished art and literary critic. He has written a landmark article titled “Rasquachismo: A Chicano Sensibility” in which he explains how a particular approach or sensibility has informed and shaped Chicano Culture. The website Latinopia was fascinated by how this sensibility has shaped Chicano art and theater, and asked Dr. Ybarra-Frausto to explain “Rasquachismo” to us.