Asco: Elite of the Obscure, Williams College Art Museum

Asco: Elite of the Obscure, Williams College Art Museum
l-r: Willie F. Herrón III, Harry Gamboa Jr. at Williams College, Massachusetts.
©2012, Harry Gamboa Jr.

Willie F. Herrón III, Patssi Valdez, and Harry Gamboa Jr. attended the opening reception of Asco: Elite of the Obscure at Williams College Art Museum. Williams College sponsored a symposium that featured conversations with artists Sean Carrillo, Harry Gamboa, Jr., Willie F. Herrón III, Patssi Valdez and scholars Colin Gunckel, Amelia Jones, Amalia Mesa-Bains, and Mario Ontiveros.  Moderated by co-curators C. Ondine Chavoya and Rita Gonzalez.

Asco: Elite of the Obscure, A Retrospective, 1972–1987
Exhibition tour:

Los Angeles County Museum
September 4, 2011–December 4, 2011
http://www.lacma.org/art/exhibition/asco

Williams College Museum of Art
February 4, 2012 – July 29, 2012
http://wcma.williams.edu/exhibit/asco

Museo Universitario Arte Contemporáneo
March 21, 2013 – July 28, 2013
http://www.muac.unam.mx/webpage/ver_exposicion.php?id_exposicion=61


The New York Times
http://www.nytimes.com/2011/08/28/arts/design/works-by-asco-at-the-los-angeles-museum.html?_r=1

Los Angeles Times
http://latimesblogs.latimes.com/culturemonster/2011/09/art-review-asco-elite-of-the-obscure-a-retrospective-1972-1987-at-the-los-angeles-county-museum-of-a.html

LA Weekly
http://blogs.laweekly.com/stylecouncil/2011/12/harry_gamboa_jr_oral_history_a.php

Artforum, Art in America, Frieze (UK), LA Weekly, Rolling Stone (Italy), BBC Mundo, Modern Painters, Revista Ñ (Argentina), The Huffington Post, and others.

Exhibition catalogue:
http://www.amazon.com/ASCO-Elite-Obscure-Retrospective-1972-1987/dp/3775730036

http://www.harrygamboajr.com

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