Exhibitions

Jose Vargas’ Lucha Libre Art Exhibition
May 4 – June 14, 2024

Opening Reception:
May 4, 2024, 6 – 8 p.m

Jose Vargas’ Lucha Libre Art Exhibition at the Latino Cultural Centers a dynamic collection of artworks centered around the theme of Luchadores (Mexican Wrestlers). Lucha Libre, translating to “Free Fight” or “Fight Freestyle,” is not merely a form of professional wrestling in Mexico; it is a cultural phenomenon deeply rooted in Mexican history and identity. Originating in the early 20th century, Lucha Libre embodies a unique blend of athleticism, theatricality and tradition. This exhibition not only captures the physicality and drama of Luchadores and Luchadoras but also explores the cultural significance of this art form

Image: Blue Demon by Angel Moreno

 

 

LCC Gallery Hours:
Tuesday-Saturday, 10 a.m. – 5 p.m.

Gallery

Gallery exhibits, featuring the work of local and regional artists, rotate every few months.

                       

 

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