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Manuel Ocampo. UNTITLED (ETHNIC MAP OF LOS ANGELES). 1987. Acrylic paint on canvas. 66 1/2" x 59". Reprinted with permis­ sion of the artist. As an immigrant, Ocampo is especially attuned to the prejudice encountered by ethnic, religious, and gendered minorities, as can be seen in this image, a parody on the Thomas Guide, a street atlas contained in most cars in Southern California. The inclu­ sion of religious and racial symbols is indicative of Ocampo’s style. The addition of historical images links present bigotry to the past. ...

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ISSN
1948-7142
Print ISSN
0043-3462
Pages
p. i
Launched on MUSE
2017-10-04
Open Access
No
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