M6: Artists, Art, and Visual Representation - Prompt...

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Prompt: Pepón Osorio is influenced by his experience as a social worker in The Bronx. Osorio’s work usually evolves from an interaction with specific people, places, and incidents. Osorio’s art often reflects a very specific experience, either in his own life or in the life of the community. “My principal commitment as an artist is to return art to the community,” says Osorio. 1. How is the cultural history of a place defined? Maintained? Assimilated? How does Osorio’s work express his Latino culture?

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