2010.54.6996

The Last Supper of Chicano Heroes
1989
17.75 in HIGH x 22.25 in WIDE
(45.08 cm HIGH x 56.51 cm WIDE)
All Of Us Or None Archive. Gift of the Rossman Family.
2010.54.6996

Bottom center has: "copyright 1989 photo by Ed Souza" with a recycled symbol and an Allied Printing union label with: "147 Inkworks".

Poster has a thick unprinted white border overall. Poster is printed with a large color photograph of a portion of a painted mural. The painting depicts a scene similar to the Last Supper by Leonardo daVinci. A group of figures is seated side by side at a large table with a white and blue table cloth; there is a larger group of figures standing behind those seated. At the center of the seated figures is Che Guevara, other seated figures include, Matin Luther King Jr., Cesar Chavez, and Emiliano Zapata. The table cloth is printed with text in blue: " '?and to all those who died, scrubbed the floor, wept and fought for us.' ". The foreground of the painting has a red tile floor with one step and a small corn plant growing up through the floor at center, on either side of the table are two large stone figures with a green and white streamer between them. The background of the painting has a cornfield, a purple and orange sky, and an image of the Virgin of Guadalupe at center. Just below the image of the painting is text in black: " 'The Last Supper of Chicano Heroes' detail of mural 'The Mythology and / History of Ma?z' by Jos? Antonia Burciaga, Stanford University, Ca.".
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