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…
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…
In 1990 Chicano muralism in San Antonio had fallen onto hard times. The more than 50 murals completed at the Cassiano Homes were beginning to fade…
In 1991 the Austin City Council proclaimed Austin as the “Live Music Captial of the World,” and thirty years later the vibrant music scene found its…
The seventies are remembered as a monumental decade for most Americans. In the early years of the decade President Richard Nixon’s resignation and the…
The most recent U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics show promising employment figures and a drop in unemployment rates for the third quarter of this year…