Correspondence to New York Senators from Pepón Osorio

Robert Garcia Papers, 1976-1994

Correspondence to New York Senators from Pepon Osorio, opposing the National Endowment for the Arts funding removal by the New York State Senate regarding racially charged accusations of "obscene" art. Pepón Osorio is a Latino artist from the South Bronx who was heavily affected by racism, discrimination, and the government's ignorance of people suffering from AIDS in his neighborhood.


Date
September 11, 1989, Date accepted
Creator
Robert Garcia
Location

Pepón Osorio's home

Language
English
Document Type
Document: correspondence
Identifier
RoGa_b33_f15_0001
Related Keywords
Artists, Discrimination, HIV / AIDS, Neighborhoods
Individuals or Organizations Mentioned
Pepon Osorio, Jesse Helms
Related Places
South Bronx (is referenced)
Citation
Robert Garcia Papers, 1976-1994. Correspondence to New York Senators from Pepón Osorio: RoGa_b33_f15_0001. Center for Puerto Rican Studies Library & Archives, Hunter College, CUNY. Web. 13 Oct 2019.
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Repository
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