From The Vault
July 8, 2020: An Evening of Insurrections with Harry Gamboa Jr.
This panel was recorded on Saturday October 28th and features several artist that helped expand the role of art in California Latino and Chicano communities.
First and foremost, the panel was convened to honor and showcase the life and work of photographer, Performance artist and educator Harry Gamboa Jr. who was just concluding his year-long Artist in Residency with the Getty.
Harry Gamboa Jr. has been an important component of the Chicano community since co-founding the Latino Artist collective ASCO (Spanish for Nausea) based in East Los Angeles in 1972.
Harry is a world class photographer. His photographs are in the permanent collections at the Smithsonian Portrait Gallery, Smithsonian American Artist Museum in Washington DC, The Whitney Museum of American Art in New York, the Autry Museum in Los Angeles and many others.
Harry Gamboa Jr. is dedicated to passing along his knowledge and vision to the next generations as an instructor currently at the California Institute of the Arts and dozens of other universities across the country and the world.
Panelists are painter Ramiro Gomez, artist and archivist Guadalupe Rosales, and moderated by UCLA ethnomusicologist and author Chon Noriega.
This event was produced by and recorded at the J. Paul Getty Museum . The Gettys Kathy Carpenter introduces the event.