John Valadez is a pioneering artist and muralist renowned for his photo-realistic rendering of Chicano life in Southern California. His subject matter is marginalized people and he uses his … [Read more...]
On November 2nd of each year, Latinos throughout Mexico and the United States celebrate El Día de los Muertos, or The Day of the Dead. It is a time to remember and honor our beloved ones who have … [Read more...]
Latinopia Art Poli Marichal from Latinopia.com on Vimeo.
Poli Marichal is a multi-talented artist and printmaker accomplished in diverse media. Poli tells latinopia that her work is informed by an … [Read more...]
Sonia Romero is a graphic artist, muralist and print maker. The daughter of Chicano art pioneer Frank Romero, she has boldly set out on her own artistic trajectory. Her art includes stunning prints, … [Read more...]
Sonia Romero is a graphic artist,muralist and print maker. In this second profile on Sonia and her work, Latinopia explores Sonia's public murals, in particular the "Urban Oasis" mural at the … [Read more...]
In the 1960s, Mexican American artists were inspired by the Chicano Civil Rights Movement. They began to question their roles as artists and what kind of art they should be making. In barrios … [Read more...]
Latinopia Art Photographers at Silver Dollar Bar from Latinopia.com on Vimeo.
La Raza is a photo exhibit at the Autry Museum of the American West which showcases hundreds of archival photos shot by … [Read more...]
One of the most recognized murals in East Los Angeles is the "Black and White Mural" which is also known as the "Moratorium Mural." The work was created by Willie Herron and Gronk, co-founders, along … [Read more...]
Latinopia Art Carlos Almaraz Car Crashes from Latinopia.com on Vimeo.
Renowned Chicano artist Carlos Almaraz (1941-2017) was honored with a retrospective of his works at the Los Angeles County … [Read more...]
Gaspar Enríquez is a renowned Chicano artist whose airbrush portraits of barrio youth are haunting and memorable. Drawing from museums and collectors around the United States, in April 2014, the El … [Read more...]
Angela Ortiz is a Panamanian-born still photographer who resides in Los Angeles. Her works covers the gamut from celebrity photography to serious artistic endeavors. She shared with Latinopia three … [Read more...]
Latinopia Art Poli Marichal Animation from Latinopia.com on Vimeo.
Poli Marichal is an artist, printer maker, film producer and film animator. Her animated films, like her stunning prints and … [Read more...]
María Natividad is a fourth generation Tejana whose watercolor renderings of Mexican culture spring from her passion to preserve Mexican traditions in an ever-changing world. Latinopia visited her at … [Read more...]
Latinopia Art Carlos Almaraz at LACMA from Latinopia.com on Vimeo.
Playing With Fire: Painting by Carlos Almaraz is the first major exhibit at the Los Angeles County Museum of Art of the work of … [Read more...]
Latinopia Art The World of Magulandia from Latinopia.com on Vimeo.
Chicano artist and social activist Gilbet "Magu" Lujan (1940-2011) created a mythical world of spirit animals inhabiting an … [Read more...]
Latinopia Art Aztlán to Magulandia from Latinopia.com on Vimeo.
Aztlán to Magulandia: the Journey of Chicano artist Gilbert "Magu" Lujan is a major retrospective on the work of artist and social … [Read more...]
Latinopia Art Gilbert Lujan from Latinopia.com on Vimeo.
Gilbert "Magu" Lujan is a pioneer Chicano artist who was a member of the 1970s legendary art collective Los Four, the first Chicanos to … [Read more...]
Latinopia Art Carlos Callejo Walk-Out Mural from Latinopia.com on Vimeo.
n March, 1968 more than 5,000 students walked out of the predominantly Mexican American high schools in East Los Angeles to … [Read more...]
Renowned artist and social activist Gilbert "Magu" Lujan passed away in July of 2011. His family and friends convened an outdoor memorial service to honor his life and legacy on September 11, 2011. … [Read more...]