The Prolific Output of a Chronicler of Chicano Lives and Struggles

By Hyunjee Nicole Kim for HPERALLERGIC on July 8, 2016

What others condemned as wasteful, Montoya saw as an attempt to craft an alternative identity that could not be smothered by calls to assimilate into mainstream American culture—-which often excluded these men and women anyway....

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Image Credit:
José Montoya, Untitled (detail), date unknown, paint on paper.
Image is courtesy of the Montoya Family Trust and HPERALLERGIC.

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