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Texas Folklife

Texas Life and Culture

Ed Jordan

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  • Posted on Thu Oct 3, 2013
    Sunday August 18, From 2:00 to 4:00 PM Free and open to the public. Texas Folklife Gallery, 1317 S. Congress, Austin (behind Ten Thousand Villages) Regular Gallery Hours: 11 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. Mon - Fri The paño art collection of artist and collector Ed Jordan will on display at the Texas Folklife gallery. Jordan began collecting paños after teaching art at Blinn College's auxiliary campus at the...
  • Posted on Thu Oct 3, 2013
    Paños or pañuelos - Spanish for “cloths” or “handkerchiefs” - are a popular form of Chicano prison art with handkerchiefs and occasionally pillow cases or bedsheets used as the canvas for imaginative drawings of the artist’s lifestyles before prison. Aztec figures, Disney characters, women, and the ever-popular Virgen de Guadalupe are popular subjects of drawings with ballpoint pens often...

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