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Latino Art

Ankore: Tearing It Down and Putting It Up

Lisa Derrick | Posted 02.22.2015 | Latino Voices
Lisa Derrick

Ankore roams the streets at night, looking for a wall to paint. During the day, he's a soft spoken, earnest guy from Central America who works in a factory for minimum wage; when the sun sets, he finds a wall and begins to passionately paint.

First Voice, Our Voice...

Eduardo Diaz | Posted 04.01.2014 | Arts
Eduardo Diaz

As a Chicano, I love DC, but I do miss living in cities that are predominantly Latino, where art critics and aficionados alike are in closer proximity to the Latino experience and, by virtue, usually better informed, if only by osmosis.

Miami's Huge Leap

Eduardo Diaz | Posted 02.08.2014 | Miami
Eduardo Diaz

Miami should be proud, follow the lead of the museum's intrepid board of directors, and support this foundational civic endeavor. Equally importantly, the rest of the country should take notice and explore this new orbit of cultural influence, soon and often.

The 'I' Words

Eduardo Diaz | Posted 08.10.2013 | DC
Eduardo Diaz

With Smithsonian funding, we began to focus on convergence in the areas of immigration and migration, labor history, the public imaginary (including stereotypes), urban culture and culinary practices.

'Mestizo City' at Art Basel Miami

J. Michael Welton | Posted 02.05.2013 | Arts
J. Michael Welton

2012-12-06-pull.jpgMuñoz is a self-described designer, social activist, opinion leader and philanthropist who notes that Los Angeles is the second largest Mexican City in the world, following Mexico City and surpassing Monterey below the border.

Summer Arts Preview: 9 Great Latino Exhibits and Performances Across America

Posted 05.30.2012 | Latino Voices

We've already told you where you can catch the hottest summer TV shows, movies and concerts starring Latinos. And now Latino Voices has your guide to...

Artist Spotlight: René Garcia, Jr.

Jessica Hoppe | Posted 03.05.2012 | Latino Voices
Jessica Hoppe

René, a renowned artist and founding member of the Project One Gallery in San Francisco, seeks to create art that is fun and accessible to all.

Kennedy Center Honors Out Of Touch With American Latinos

Felix Sanchez | Posted 02.02.2012 | Arts
Felix Sanchez

It's time for the Kennedy Center Honors to carry forward the legacy of the family name extended in the Kennedy Center Honors, by also acknowledging and including the artistic contributions made by American Latinos.

PHOTOS: Colorful Mexican Folk Art In Alebrijes Parade

Huffington Post | Chris C. Anderson | Posted 01.06.2012 | Latino Voices

Last weekend Mexico City residents and art lovers watched as a parade of fantastic creatures wandered the streets. Since 2007 the Museo de Arte Pop...

A Latino Museum In Detroit

Posted 12.22.2011 | Latino Voices

Detroit, Michigan is known famously as the "Motor City." Its rich Mexican history, however, is not so well known. Maria Cotera wants that to change. ...

Mental Menudo: In Celebration of Artist Gilbert "Magu" Lujan

Karen Atkinson | Posted 09.26.2011 | Arts
Karen Atkinson

Gilbert "Magu" Lujan died this last weekend of cancer, just before a benefit was to take place to raise money for his health care. Magu was an important artist not only here in Los Angeles, but for most everyone he came in contact with. 2011-07-26-imgpull.jpg