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Colors on desert walls : the murals of El Paso

Author: Miguel Juárez, Jr.; Cynthia Farah Haines
Publisher: El Paso, Tex. : Texas Western Press, the University of Texas at El Paso, 1997.
Edition/Format:   Print book : State or province government publication : English : 1st edView all editions and formats
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Interviews with some of the major artists responsible for the more than 100 murals documented on the walls of the Texas town since the early 1990's, and color photographs of paintings going back to 1979, some of which are now gone. The artists include names familiar in the art world such as Manuel Acosta and Mago Gandara, but also many who were elementary or high-school students at the time and guided by  Read more...
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Material Type: Government publication, State or province government publication
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Miguel Juárez, Jr.; Cynthia Farah Haines
ISBN: 0874042364 9780874042368
OCLC Number: 37486831
Language Note: Text in English and Spanish.
Description: xvii, 264 p. : col. ill. ; 23 x 28 cm.
Contents: Foreword: Colors on Desert Walls / Jose Antonio Burciaga --
Prologo: Colores en los muros del desierto / Jose Antonio Burciaga --
In memory of Jose Antonio Burciaga --
A la memoria de Jose Antonio Burciaga --
Interviews --
Entrevistas --
Ernesto Pedregon --
Mago Orona Gandara --
Lupe Casillas-Lowenberg --
Felipe Adame --
Carlos Enrique Flores --
Gaspar Enriquez --
Carlos Callejo --
Manuel Gregorio Acosta --
Mario Colin --
John Valadez --
The murals/los murales.
Other Titles: Colores en los muros del desierto
Murals of El Paso
Responsibility: by Miguel Juárez ; photographs by Cynthia Weber Farah ; foreword by José Antonio Burciaga ; Spanish translation by Richard Ford.
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Interviews with some of the major artists responsible for the more than 100 murals documented on the walls of the Texas town since the early 1990's, and color photographs of paintings going back to 1979, some of which are now gone. The artists include names familiar in the art world such as Manuel Acosta and Mago Gandara, but also many who were elementary or high-school students at the time and guided by professional painters.

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