You are currently browsing the tag archive for the ‘Lower Westside’ tag.

We will be exhibiting our work at La Fogata Village 1820 S. Ashland in Chicago

starting April 9 from 6 to 9 pm. Please join us if you can

Advertisements

during all our photographs the most shocking pictures are in the following link below. we want people to notice these murals, and for the community for try and preserve the murals, so our struggle will be remembered – adrian

Flickr: maldito adrian’s Photostream

Shared via AddThis

its sad to see how badly some of the works have faded, I hope this raises more awareness to their condition

DSCN1746

This piece is on 18th and Racine painted by Aurelio Diaz

We were recently in touch with Gamaliel and let him know about the documentation of the murals in Pilsen . Here are images of the indoor murals at Juarez that were a collaboration among several artists.

The Daring of our Ancestors – Gamaliel Ramirez, Ray Patlan, Roberto Valadez, Hector Duarte, Jose Gonzalez, Aurelio Diaz

http://gamalielramirez.net/gamaliel_ramirez_197.htm

This piece is entitled ‘The Liberation of Latin America’ by Gamaliel Ramirez, Ray Patlan, Roberto Valadez, Hector Duarte, Jose Gonzalez, Aurelio Diaz, Sandra Antongiorgi

http://gamalielramirez.net/gamaliel_ramirez_198.htm

There are  two more panels but we were not able to go to Juarez and take a picture since its summer and school is now out

IMG_0571

Here is a photo of the mural on Allport painted by Roy Villalobos

http://roysurreal.mosaicglobe.com/

cat nommies

and one of the local cats maintaining the edges.

Pro Arts_Various Students_1983

This image was sent to us by the Chicago Public Art Group from their slide archives.

This was one of the early murals done by Pros with children from the neighborhood.

Benito Juarez HS_1975

We are very excited to be in communication with the artist responsible for this piece at Juarez High School. He has been posting comments and we hope to help support a repainting of this work.

skully

This was a picture I thought was amazing.  I am interested in wierd things having a meaning behind them.  This caught my attention while I was at the Pink Line train stop on 18th.  I don’t like the way I took the picture though.  This and a couple of others are the only ones that look anywhere near mint condition.  However, to be honest this doesn’t look new to me but you be the judge!

The group will be out documenting some of the murals along the viaduct. We will upload pictures later today

For our project we are going to end up covering the Lower Westside which includes Pilsen and Heart of Chicago. This is an important distinction since we know a lot of people want to make it seem like Pilsen runs from the lake all the way to Cicero.

But it doesn’t!

Please see Wikipedia link

Just sayin’