¡Viva Viclas! The Art of the Lowrider Motorcycle

Guest-Curated by Denise Sandoval, PhD with Automotive Historian Ken Gross

Main Gallery

October 4, 2019 - February 9, 2020

¡Viva Viclas! is a celebration and exploration of the art and culture of the lowrider motorcycle. Vicla is a slang term for a style of lowrider motorcycle customization popularized by Chicanos/Mexican-Americans and is derived from the Spanish word for bicycle—bicicleta. The exhibition features 10 custom lowrider Harley-Davidson motorcycles and 12 artworks inspired by themes in Vicla culture including heart, pride, brotherhood, respect, and pride. The exhibition is guest-curated by lowrider scholar Denise Sandoval, PhD with automotive historian Ken Gross.

Learn more about ¡Viva Viclas! here.

¡Viva Viclas! logo design courtesy of Mister Cartoon.

Gonzalo Puch

October 4, 2019 - February 9, 2020

Mezzanine + Video Room

Gonzalo Puch, Untitled, 2015, Image courtesy of the Julie Saul Projects, New York.

Marisol D’Estrabeau

Street Gallery Mural 

October 4, 2019 - September 2020

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Marisol D'Estrabeau, Unicorn Apprentice, 2019, mixed media on wall, image courtesy of the artist

Georges Le Chevallier

October 4, 2019 - January 12, 2020

Alcove Gallery

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Georges Le Chevallier, Mole Rojo con Pollo y Arroz (after Oscar Diaz), 2019 Stretcher Bars, Coffee, rice, chicken bones, sesame seeds, Acrylic Paint, Aerosol Paint, and Graphite on Canvas, Image courtesy of the artist.