Carlos Merida’s mural at HemiFair Park may well be San Antonio’s first public Mexican modern art piece [Fig. 1*]. In Mexican Modern Art, critic Fausto Ramirez linked Merida’s fascination with the indigenous fabrics of his native Guatemala to his modern creative designs found in…
Mexico and the U.S. borderlands have produced many artists; however, the number of photographers who have covered both sides of the U.S.-Mexico border…
Growing up in El Paso, Texas “with Juarez, Mexico in my backyard,” Latino artist Richard Armendariz found himself “saturated with a mix of romanticism…
These three recently published books contribute to our understanding of the Latino experience in the U.S. Southwest.
Luis Jimenez represents one of the premier sculptors and painters of the new Latino art generation. Rudolfo Anaya, the highly acclaimed New Mexico…
In its forty-four-year history, San Antonio’s Central Cultural Aztlan has been led by only two executive directors. Carlos Gomez served as founding…
On November 18, Ruiz-Healy Art opened its exhibition Ruiz-Healy Art: Quinceañera commemorating the fifteen-year anniversary of the art gallery in San…
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