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Over the past twenty-five years, Chicano artists have made a unique contribution to public art in California, transforming thousands of walls into colorful artworks that express the dreams, achievements, aspirations, and cultural identity of the Mexican-American community. Signs From the Heart tells the inside story of this new and important American art form in four interpretive essays by noted Chicano scholars about its historical, artistic, and educational significance.
|How, Why, Where, and When It All Happened: Chicano Murals of California||22|
|Arte Chicano: Images of a Community||54|
|Quest for Identity: Profile of Two Chicana Muralists based on Interviews with Judith F. Baca and Patricia Rodriguez||68|
|Murales del Movimento: Chicano Murals and the Discourses of Art and Americanization||84|
|List of Plates||103|
|Suggestions for Further Reading||105|