Opening Reception for Maquila Blues, Oscar Moya

Opening Reception

Please join the National Museum of Mexican Art for the opening reception of the new exhibition, Maquila Blues, Oscar Moya.

This public reception will take place on Friday, August 12th  from 6:00 to 8:00 p.m. and is free of charge. 

By means of painting, drawing, graphic art and photography, Oscar Moya (b. Mexico City, 1956) examines the meaning of identity, social justice, labor in the maquiladoras (foreign owned factories) and the U.S.-Mexico border.  By revealing his personal environment through these works, the artist provides viewers a compelling and intimate connection with the subject matter. 
 
A través de la pintura, el dibujo, la gráfica y la fotografía, Oscar Moya (Ciudad de México, 1956) explora el significado de identidad, justicia social, el trabajo en las maquiladoras y la frontera México-Estados Unidos. En este conjunto de obras el artista refleja su entorno, lo cual le da a su trabajo artístico una conexión personal con los temas representados.
 
Curated by Dolores Mercado
 
Exhibition funded by:
Chicago Park District. Illinois Arts Council, a state agency.
City of Chicago Department of Cultural Affairs and Special Events.
Travel provided by 
 
Image: Oscar Moya, Borderline, 2016, acrylic on canvas, 30” x 40”, courtesy of the artist
 
Friday, August 12, 2016 - 6:00pm