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‘Chinga La Migra’: Photos from Nico Avina’s Opening at Espacio 1839 ~ Boyle Heights

12:17 AM PDT on August 28, 2018

[dropcap size=big]B[/dropcap]oyle Heights artist Nico Avina has been making a lot of headlines these days for his giant Virgin Mary installation. Avina's Virgen de Guadalupe, complete with an eviction notice scroll, is a commentary on gentrification and displacement.

L.A. Taco has exclusive photos from the installation's public debut at Espacio 1839. The exhibit also featured art commentary on ICE, immigration, and family separations at the border.

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