Marin, the visionary behind the exhibition, is a third-generation
Mexican American who holds one of the world’s largest private
collections of Chicano art. The recipient of the 1999 National
Council of La Raza/Kraft Foods ALMA Community Service Award and the
2000 Imagen Foundation’s Creative Achievement Award, Marin is renowned
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