Arts
2:16 pm
Mon September 9, 2013

Cheech on Chicanitas: Cheech Marin reflects on his Chicano art collection

Selections from comedian Cheech Marin's extensive collection of Chicano art is on display at the University of Wyoming Art Museum through November 23. At an opening press conference, Marin discussed the exhibition, 'Chicanitas, small paintings from the Cheech Marin collection'.

On collecting art
On the role of the collector
Margaret García, Finding Jesus at the Taco Stand, 2009, oil on canvas, 10 x 13 inches, courtesy of the Cheech Marin Collection
On why he displays his collection at museums
On the exhibit’s unifying principals

Sandy Rodríguez, Payasa, 1998, oil on panel, 12 x 12 inches, courtesy of the Cheech Marin Collection
On Chicano identity
Jari “WERC” Alvarez, Donkey Show, 2008, mixed media, 12 x 24 inches, courtesy of the Cheech Marin Collection

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