Collection Artwork
Daniel González (born Boyle Heights, Los Angeles, California, 1980)
Arte es Vida
laser-cut serigraph
Self Help Graphics & Art (east Los Angeles, California, established 1970)
paper size: 36 1/8 x 25 1/8 in.
frame size: 40 1/4 x 30 x 1 3/4 in.
Tang purchase
printed in East Los Angeles, California, United States, North America
Inscribed, signed, and dated in pencil, beginning lower center: 60/60 ARTE ES VIDA Daniel Gonzalez / 2013
Blindstamped, lower center, Self Helps Graphics & Art logo and acronym SHG

Object Label

Day of the dead is a true reflection of what the makeup of the modern Mexican and Chicano today is, a mix of traditions, histories and ritual.
—Daniel Gonzalez

From the exhibition: Give a damn. (June 30 – September 30, 2018)

Ongoing Research

Research on our collection is ongoing. If you have resources you’d like to share, please contact Associate Curator Rebecca McNamara.
Pattern by Atlan Arceo-Witzl ’18
Inspired by the exhibition Other Side: Art, Object, Self
The Tang Pattern Project celebrates the Museum’s 20th anniversary. Organized by Head of Design Jean Tschanz-Egger, past and current Tang Design Interns created patterns inspired by the Museum’s exhibition and event history.