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Title
Face on a Tortilla
Creator
Montoya, José, Artist
Contributor
Montoya, José, Artist
Date Created and/or Issued
1971
1971-01-01
1971-12-31
Publication Information
California Ethnic and Multicultural Archives, Dept of Special Collections, Donald Davidson Library, University of California, Santa Barbara, CA 93106-9010, cema@library.ucsb.edu, (805) 893-8563, URL: http://cemaweb.library.ucsb.edu/cema_index.html
Contributing Institution
UC Santa Barbara, Library, Department of Special Research Collections
Collection
Montoya (José) papers
Rights Information
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California Ethnic and Multicultural Archives, Dept of Special Collections, Donald Davidson Library, University of California, Santa Barbara, CA 93106-9010; cema@library.ucsb.edu (805) 893-8563
Description
Image burned into a flour tortilla depicts a mustachioed man. "While heating tortillas one day the phone rang and José went to answer it. When he returned he found a burnt tortilla with an image he could manipulate. His hunger went away when he began burning more tortillas and creating more images, through manipulating the tortillas and the heat and heat sources. Tortillas were burned & the image embellished with red-hot wire.".
The artist of any work retains all rights to that work. Copyright has not been assigned to the Regents of the University of California. The copyright law of the United States (Title 17, United States Code) governs the making of photocopies or other reproductions of copyrighted material. Under certain conditions specified in the law, libraries and archives are authorized to furnish a photocopy or other reproduction. One of these specified conditions is that the photocopy or reproduction is not to be "used for any purpose other than private study, scholarship, or research." If a user makes a request for, or later uses, a photocopy or reproduction for purposes in excess of "fair use," that user may be liable for copyright infringement. No further reproduction is permitted without prior written permission by the artist or copyright holder. Any requests for permission to reproduce this piece must be directed to: José Montoya c/o California Ethnic and Multicultural Archives Library – CEMA University of California, Santa Barbara, CA 93106 Phone: (805) 893-8563 E-mail: cema@library.ucsb.edu
Type
image
Form/Genre
35mm slide
Identifier
http://ark.cdlib.org/ark:/13030/hb0779n90p
CEMA 20
Language
English
Spanish
Subject
Chicano art
Chicanos
Food in art
Ethnicity in art
Mexican American art
Mexican Americans
Tortilla art
Tortillas
Place
Sacramento (Calif.)

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