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Auction Name: 2019 May 23 Modern & Contemporary Art Signature Auction - Beverly Hills

Lot Number: 77112

Shortcut to Lot: HA.com/5407-77112

Chaz Bojórquez (b. 1949)
Somos De V' LA (We Are From the L.A. Neighborhood), 1986
Acrylic on canvas
60 x 127-1/2 inches (152.4 x 323.9 cm)
Titled lower center: S O M O S / D E V' L A
Signed and dated along right edge: Chaz Bojórquez / 1986

PROVENANCE:
Collection of the artist;
Greg Escalante, California;
Private Collection, California.

EXHIBITED:
Zero One Gallery, Los Angeles, California, "Chaz at Zero: Somos Vatos Locos De V' LA," 1989;
Laguna Art Museum, Los Angeles, California, "My Culture, Our Culture," 1993;
Self Help Graphics/Galeria Otra Vez, Los Angeles, California, "MONDO: The Graffiti Art World of Chaz," 2000;
The National Museum of Mexican Art, Chicago, Illinois, "Chaz Bojórquez from the Streets to the Cloud," November 9, 2012- June 30, 2013.

LITERATURE:
C. Bojórquez, "Hero of L.A. Cholo Style," The Downlow, 1996;
"Chaz--Direttamente dal Barrio," Al Aelle, September 1998, p. 82;
My Name Is?: Chaz Bojórquez, Wallington, United Kingdom, 2009, p. 112;
M. Klefisch and A. Scabbia, ed., The Art and Life of Chaz Bojórquez, Bologna, 2010, p. 140.


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