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Self Help Graphics & Art

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1300 East 1st Street
Los Angeles, CA 90033 United States
September 2017
September 17, 2017 - January 20, 2018
Free

Día de Los Muertos, A Cultural Legacy: Past, Present, and Future

Día de los Muertos (Day of the Dead) is an integral part of the cultural and artistic landscape of Los Angeles. Today’s interpretation of the sacred indigenous tradition has been remixed and recycled into a commercial holiday blending Mexican, Latino, and American pop culture iconography with the spiritual aesthetics of the event’s indigenous and Catholic influences. Día de los Muertos is an integral part of the cultural and artistic landscape of Los Angeles. Today’s interpretation of the sacred indigenous tradition…


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