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Chicano Gothic

Category: Mural
Location: Santa Ana
Chicano Gothic

   

Chicano Gothic

Emigdio Vasquez and Sydney Stone, 1987

Painted by Emigdio Vasquez and Sydney Stone Chicano Gothic depicts the life of working-class Mexican-Americans in their dominant industries in Orange County. The title and theme are a reference to Grant Wood’s 1930 painting “American Gothic.” It is located in the enclosed outdoor swimming pool area in Memorial Park.

On the far left, an elderly man represents the fruit pickers in the citrus groves, and to his right a younger worker holds a

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Medium type: acrlyic

Date created: 1987

Dimensions: 6' x 20'

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