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BLOOD IN BLOOD OUT / BOUND BY HONOR - COLLECTION


Adan’s art has already moved many people, it was a crucial component to the 1993 released film – Blood In Blood Out – that follows the intertwining lives of three Chicano relatives from 1972 to 1984. Adan created around 30 works for actor Jesse Borrego’s artist character, Cruz Candelaria. The iconic film has become important to the Mexican-American world, it was the first feature film to showcase Chicano art.

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Adan Hernandez is the right-holder of all images from the Blood In Blood Out movie. These cult pictures are now available in our shop in different sizes on canvas and fine-art-paper.

© CARNALISMO, Mural, Spraypaint and acrylics on wood, 920 x 400 cm / i.a. 362 x 158 inch, 1991
© CARNALISMO, Mural, Spraypaint and acrylics on wood, 920 x 400 cm / i.a. 362 x 158 inch, 1991

Together with JAS FINE ARTS Adan Hernandez created a high resolution image of his famous

mural from Blood In Blood Out that is now available in different sizes on canvas and

fine-art-paper.

IN ADDITION TO BLOOD IN BLOOD OUT


These frescos (or masks) were also made for Blood In Blood Out. Made with acrylics on canvas in different sizes. The film draws attention to the fact that artists are forced to take on commission works to pay the bills.

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Back in the days while Adan worked on the paintings for Blood In Blood Out, the San Antonio Convention and the Visitors Bureau reproduced the painting HAY UN RIO (THERE IS A RIVER), which is in the permanent collection of New York's Metropolitan Museum Of Art, and used it in this billboard in Hollywood, to promote San Antonio as a film destination in 1992.

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