Carlos Almaraz, a Mexican American painter based in Los Angeles, was associated with the Chicano Arts movement in the city and known for his series of paintings and prints depicting the Echo Park neighborhood. He died of AIDS-complications in 1989.
Carlos Almaraz (1941–1989), Moonlight Theatre, 1988. Etching and aquatint. Plate: 9 7/8 x 12 7/8 in. (25.1 x 32.7 cm); sheet: 21 1/2 x 24 1/8 in. (54.6 x 61.3 cm). Collection UCLA Grunwald Center for the Graphic Arts, Hammer Museum. Purchased with funds provided by the UCLA Art Council. #CarlosAlmaraz #WorldAIDSDay #DayWithoutArt #HammerTakeover @visual_AIDS