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 Abby Fuess ’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.