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Lowriting Book Signing at Mi Vida Boutique in Highland Park

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Art Meza at Vapegoat on Saturday, January 11, 2014 (7-11pm)

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Lowriting Talk with Art Meza and Tudy

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Through the Eyes of a Lens: Art Meza Photographing the Chicano Lowrider

For those of you that have been following Aztlán Reads since its inception in 2011, you are very well aware of the work of Art Meza, a Chicano photographer extraordinaire based in Los Angeles. As you know, Art Meza’s lowrider … Continue reading

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’57 Chevy Bel Air from South Side Car Club – photo by Art Meza

For information on having your classic lowrider photographed and purchasing the photo above  and others, please contact him at Instagram @Chicano_Soul Etsy shop is www.Etsy.com/Shop/ChicanoSoulPhotos

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Two Impalas from the True Memories Car Club in the Antelope Valley – Photo by Art Meza

If you are on Twitter and Instagram, you probably have ran into the homie from Palmdale –> @Chicano_Soul aka Art Meza. Art is originally from Boyle Heights and currently works at the Cypress Park Library. Many of you know him … Continue reading

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Alice Bag at Cypress Park Library on October 2, 2013

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Art Meza on his On the Boulevard Photograph Exhibit at Mi Vida Boutique

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Chicano Soul’s Photography

                      Did you find your passion or did your passion find you? That’s what Angel asked as we stood on opposite sides of the Circulation desk. Angel stops in at … Continue reading

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Slow and Low: Keeping the Lowrider Tradition Alive

Slow and Low: Keeping the Lowrider Tradition Alive Many believe lowriders cruised their way to Los Angeles from El Paso, Texas, and still others will tell you they came from the other side of the Mexican border in Cuidad Juarez, … Continue reading

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Black Panthers

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Chevy Classic in Boyle Heights

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Sunday Night in Boyle Heights

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Boyle Heights Sunset

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MEChA de CSULA at Corazón del Pueblo

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’60 Oldsmobile

“Chevy Impalas, although beautiful, seem to come a dime a dozen. Oldsmobile Super 88s on the other hand, are just as great. Just check out this ’60.” – photo by Arturo Meza

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’56 Volkswagen Beetle

                    “I love Volkswagen Beetles. The older the better. I had more than a little fun highlighting the taillights on this ’56.” – photo by Arturo Meza

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’62 Chevrolet Impala

                        “The background is just as important as the object you’re photographing. In this case, the iconic Bob’s Big Boy is the perfect backdrop for the ’62 Chevrolet Impala” … Continue reading

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’57 Chevy Bel Air

                      “The ’57 Chevy Bel Air is one of my favorite cars to photograph. I love angling the camera to accentuate its beautiful styling.” – photo by Arturo Meza

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Timexihcah

Timexihcah – Part of the largest Mexica Mural project in the U.S. at Roosevelt High School in Boyle Heights – photo by David Cid

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