Cheech Marin is best known as one half of the hilarious duo of Cheech and Chong but did you know that he is an avid art collector?
Art talk with Cheech Marin (video)
01/25/2012 By Leave a Comment
The actor, director, writer, musician and activist owns one of the largest and most renowned collections of Chicano art in America. Cheech’s most recent passion is collecting Chicanitas, small paintings all under 16 by 16 inches.
“Chicanitas: Small paintings from the Cheech Marin Collection (size doesn’t matter)” is a traveling exhibition that is currently at the Museum of Monterey featuring 26 current and emerging artists. The paintings feature a wide variety of artistic media ranging from portraits, landscapes, photo-realism to abstracts. Read more at CNN.com
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