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1. How is the cultural history of a place defined? Maintained? Assimilated? How does Osorio’s work express his Latino culture? Culture history of a place is defined as bring life back to a time or place in the past. Past events and cultural artwork that has been captured falls into culture history. Culture history can be maintained by educating people on different topics to ensure that facts about history are maintained. Culture history can be assimilated two different cultures coming together as one. Osorio’s work expresses his Latino culture because he recreates images and art that he’s experienced or seen. 2. Osorio says that being an artist has enabled him to resolve his feeling of being “displaced”. What do you think he means by this, and how is this feeling reflected or resolved in his art? He stated that he was from a working-class family and the option of being an artist wasn’t necessarily an option. In being an artist, he was able to relay those feelings of displacement into art. If we look at the

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