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LATINOPIA ART TOMÁS YBARRA-FRAUSTO “RASQUACHISMO”

Dr. Tomás Ybarra-Frausto is a distinquished art and literary critic. He has written a landmark article titled "Rasquachismo: A Chicano Sensibility" in which he explains how a particular approach or … [Read more...]

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LATINOPIA ART MARÍA NATIVIDAD

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...]

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LATINOPIA ART “EAGLE ROCK TROMPERS”

The Eagle Rock Trompers is a vintage car club founded in 1945 in the Northeast Los Angeles community of Eagle Rock. Originally created to race hot rods, the club has since evolved into a club of … [Read more...]

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LATINOPIA ART “WHY AZTLÁN?”

During the Chicano Civil Rights Movement of the 1960s and 1970s, the term "Aztlán became popular as a way of referring to the American Southwest. Many Chicano artists adopted the term in their art … [Read more...]

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LATINOPIA ART “SHIFRA GOLDMAN ON CHICANO ART”

The late Dr. Shifra Goldman (1926-2011) is considered by many as the foremost scholar and historian of Chicano Art.  Beginning in the 1960s,  she was instrumental in putting Chicano Art movement on … [Read more...]

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LATINOPIA ART OSCAR CASTILLO

Oscar Castillo is an accomplished photo-journalist who has chronicled the events and personalities of the Chicano movement for more than forty years. In 2010, the Latino Museum of Los Angeles mounted … [Read more...]

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LATINOPIA ART GEORGE RODRÍGUEZ

George Rodríguez is a renowned commercial photographer and photo journalist who has photographed such American legends as Marilyn Monroe, Michael Jackson, The Doors, Dr. Dre as well as documenting key … [Read more...]

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LATINOPIA ART EL MUSEO DEL BARRIO

El Museo Del Barrio, founded in 1969, is the first museum in New York to showcase art made by Puerto Ricans and other Latinos in the United States. Latinopia visited the museum and interviewed … [Read more...]

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LATINOPIA ART MOISÉS SALCEDO MURALIST

Latinopia.com - Moises Salcedo from Latinopia.com on Vimeo. Moisés Salcedo is a self-educated Phoenix muralist whose works embody imagery of the Chicano experience.  Latinopia asked him about his … [Read more...]