Artists files from the National Museum of Mexican Art

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This record forms part of the Chicago’s Art-Related Archival Materials: A Terra Foundation Resource project funded by the Terra Foundation for American Art. For this project, the Archives surveyed archival repositories throughout the Chicago region to identify art-related materials contained in their holdings. While the Archives of American Art does not own any of the materials described herein, information about those materials and links to the original repositories have been included when available.

Descriptive Summary

Approximately 8 linear feet of material consisting of clippings, correspondence, gallery brochures and announcements, artists’ vitae, photographs and slides, and other items relating to Mexican American and Mexican artists, particularly those working in Chicago. Artists include Chaz Bojórquez, Mario Castillo, Carlos Cortéz, Héctor Duarte, Celia Alvarez Muñoz, Marcos Raya, and many others.

Additional Notes

An oral history of Celia Alvarez Muñoz is in the Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution.