Photo by Fredrik Nilsen/Courtesy of Pat Meza
Mundo Meza, Merman with Mandolin, 1984. Acrylic on canvas, 72 x 111 in. (182.9 x 281.9 cm). Collection of Jef Huereque. Meza’s “Merman with Mandolin” is featured at UNLV’s Barrick Museum in “Axis Mundo: Queer Networks in Chicano L.A.” The little-known but influential artist, who inspired the exhibition, died more than 30 years ago.
KNPR Radio interviews interim director of the Barrick Museum in Las Vegas, Alisha Kern and Las Vegas based arist, Justin Favela.
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