The Young Lords were a radical group of Puerto Rican activists inspired by the Black Panthers who organized for social justice in their communities during the late 1960s - early 1970s.

This growing body of work extends from the exhibitions ¡Presente! The Young Lords in New York at El Museo del Barrio (2015) and Anchor (2015) at Hunter East Harlem Gallery - an exhbition inspired by the archive of Hiram Maristany, original member and official photographer of the Young Lords in New York.

Miguel Luciano Young Lords Wood, urethane enamel, vinyl
Health, Food, Housing, Education
2015
Wood, urethane enamel, vinyl
72" x 34" x 3"
Miguel Luciano Young Lords
Recreation of the original stroefront window of the Young Lords Party in East Harlem, 2015
Hunter East Harlem Gallery

left: Juan Gonzalez at the original headquarters of the Young Lords Party in East Harlem (c.1969), by Hiram Maristany ©.
Miguel Luciano Young Lords Vintage and contemporary poster reproductions (courtesy of the Center for Puerto Rican Studies)
Recreation of the original stroefront window of the Young Lords Party in East Harlem, 2015
Hunter East Harlem Gallery
Vintage and contemporary poster reproductions (courtesy of the Center for Puerto Rican Studies)
Miguel Luciano Young Lords
Free the Panther 21, 1969
Hiram Maristany ©.
Miguel Luciano Young Lords
Black Pyramids - Lords and Panthers (after Hiram Maristany)
Hunter East Harlem Gallery, 2015
Miguel Luciano Young Lords Vintage buttons c.1969, leather, wood
Black Pyramids - Lords and Panthers
2015
Vintage buttons c.1969, leather, wood
10" x 24" x 2"
Miguel Luciano Young Lords Vintage Young Lords Party button (c.1969)
Black Pyramids - Lords and Panthers (detail)
2015
Vintage Young Lords Party button (c.1969)
Miguel Luciano Young Lords Vintage Black Panther Party button (c.1969)
Black Pyramids - Lords and Panthers (detail)
2015
Vintage Black Panther Party button (c.1969)
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