Close to Home: Latinx Art and Identity

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Presented by University of Houston Downtown - O'Kane Gallery at University of Houston Downtown - O'Kane Gallery, Houston TX

Jan 31
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Apr 11
Close to Home: Latinx Art and Identity

Prints and paintings from the collection of Drs. Harriett and Ricardo Romo

The prints and paintings in this exhibition assert Latinx identity as specific, powerful, and ancient in origin. The artists declare their pride in who they are, a people descendant from ancient indigenous civilizations, connected to their land, nurturers of their children, but also creators of iconic images serving as potent standard bearers to any outsider. Bold colors and graphics are unapologetic, as they celebrate familial customs, legends, and rituals. Revered historical figures, such as Frida Khalo or César Chavez, are offered as equal to any other cultural or political hero. The

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Opening reception January 31st, 6 to 8pm at the O’Kane Gallery

* Event durations (if noted) are approximate. Please check with the presenting organization or venue to confirm start times and duration.

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One Main Street, Houston, TX 77002

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