Sign painters and muralists have helped create the visual language of Los Angeles.
The public can now add their name to a letter addressed to Smithsonian Secretary Lonnie Bunch urging him to enact a plan that ensures the new building gets a proper place on the Mall.
For nearly two decades, the Clemente Center has been divided about control over the building’s 42 subsidized artist studios, four theaters, and two galleries.
187: The Rise of the Latino Vote tells the story of Proposition 187, the 1994 attempt to block undocumented people from public services, and how it was ultimately defeated.
Arlene Dávila’s Latinx Art: Artists, Markets, Politics considers the plights of Latinx artists through the lens of race and class disparities in both North and South America.
In the 1970s and ’80s, the Bags, Vaginal Davis, Nervous Gender, and Los Illegals used music and performance to express their dissent of racism and gender violence, imagining punk as a possible utopia.
If approved by the Senate, it would become the first Smithsonian museum specifically dedicated to the history and culture of Latinx communities.
The third edition of the Bronx Documentary Center’s annual Latin American Foto Festival features work by artists from Colombia, Brazil, Puerto Rico, Mexico, Venezuela, Chile, and Argentina who focus on social issues in the region.