Frank Romero

Frank Romero grew up in the culturally mixed, middle-class Los Angeles community of Boyle Heights and was well into his career by the time he developed a consciousness of being a Latino artist. During the height of the Chicano civil rights movement in the early 1970s, as a member of the Chicano artists’ group​“Los Four,” he attained a new, high-profile status in the larger art community.

"I don’t know how to do anything else. I’ve done it all my life."

— Frank Romero, on his life as a painter

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