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Installation view of War Nest in Operation Mom’s Couch at the National Veterans Art Museum, 2016. Courtesy of the Artist.

The DePaul Museum of Art and DePaul University Library have partnered to create research guides to accompany DPAM exhibitions.  This guide serves as a starting point for conducting research about the artists, works of art, and context of items in the exhibition.  

Key themes of this exhibition include political satire critiquing social, historical and political issues including corrupt politicians, gentrification, violence and racism.​​ García seeks to ask questions, spark conversations and challenge viewers to re-evaluate historical narratives.

Research Guide Creators

Pau Nava

Master of Arts, American Culture | University of Michigan - Ann Arbor May 2018
Rackham Merit Fellow, University of Michigan
Bachelor of Arts, History of Art & Architecture | DePaul University - Chicago June 2015
Bachelor of Arts, Latin American & Latino Studies | DePaul University - Chicago
DePaul University Certificate in Qualitative Research
PhD Candidate, American Culture - University of Michigan 


Alexis Burson

Bachelor of Fine Arts in Painting & Drawing - School of the Art Institute of Chicago
Master of Science in Library and Information Science - University of Illinois Urbana-Champaign
Humanities & Social Sciences Librarian, DePaul University Library