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The New University's reporter Eashan Reddy Kotha reviews UCI Art's exhibition “Aztlan to Magulandia: The Journey of Chicano Artist Gilbert ‘Magu’ Lujan” part of the Getty's Pacific Standard Time: LA/LA Initiative.
Gilbert “Magu” Luján was a visionary, a dedicated artist, and an intellectual who helped define and promote Chicano art in the 1960s and 70s, in the wake of the Civil Rights Movement. He was born in 1940, the son of Mexican and indigenous parents...
Gilbert “Magu” Lujan, who earned a master of fine arts from UC Irvine in 1973, was the founder of Los Four, a Chicano artists’ collective that was the first to exhibit in a mainstream museum. “He makes this incredibly expressive, democratic and..."