Willie Herrón

b. 1951
Willie Herrón is a Chicano muralist. An original member of the L.A. multimedia arts collective, ASCO (Spanish for “nausea”) in the 1970s, he has also participated in street performances and works of guerilla art with members Gronk, Patssi Valdez, and Harry Gamboa, Jr.

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POET’S REGION U.S., Southwestern

LIFE SPAN 1951–

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Willie Herrón is a Chicano muralist. An original member of the L.A. multimedia arts collective, ASCO (Spanish for “nausea”) in the 1970s, he has also participated in street performances and works of guerilla art with members Gronk, Patssi Valdez, and Harry Gamboa, Jr.

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Originally appeared in Poetry magazine.

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