American Masters

Vincent Valdez: The Beginning is Near

Special | 11m 1s | Video has closed captioning.

Filmmaker Ray Santisteban highlights the art of Vincent Valdez, the San Antonio, TX-born artist who emphasizes themes of social justice, memory, and ignored or under-examined historical narratives in his work.

Aired: 10/05/20

Rating: NR

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