In 1970, the Coronado Bridge in San Diego had recently been completed and the city of San Diego had agreed to allow the residents of the Logan Heights barrio to use the land under the bridge as a … [Read more...]
In 1970, the City of San Diego reneged on its promise to allow the citizens of Logan Heights, a historic Chicano barrio, to utilize land under the recently completed Coronado Bridge to build a … [Read more...]
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...]
Latinopia Art Chicano Time Trip from Latinopia.com on Vimeo.
Wayne Healy and David Botello have collaborated as a two-man mural team for more than forty years. Working as East Los Streetscapers, … [Read more...]
Latinopia Art Ave 61 Mural from Latinopia.com on Vimeo.
In 1996, Anthony "Eagle" Ortega and Andy Ledesma and other muralists painted "Quetzalcoatl Mural Project: A Sequence of Time and Culture" at … [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...]