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Cultural Center in Miami Exhibits Photos of Spain from Last 60 Years

Cultural Center in Miami Exhibits Photos of Spain from Last 60 Years

An exhibit here of the work of Spain's greatest photographers, from black-and-white images of the impoverished post-civil-war period to intense color photos capturing the "movida madrileña" counter-cultural movement, documents the recent societal transformations in the Iberian nation. continue reading »

Contemporary Latin American Art to be Featured at Phoenix Art Museum

Contemporary Latin American Art to be Featured at Phoenix Art Museum

Phoenix Art Museum presents Order, Chaos, and the Space Between: Contemporary Latin American Art from the Diane and Bruce Halle Collection, beginning February 6, 2013. continue reading »

Vote for Your Favorite Mural from Jose Cuervo’s “Tradicional Mural Project” on Facebook

Vote for Your Favorite Mural from Jose Cuervo’s “Tradicional Mural Project” on Facebook

Jose Cuervo Tradicional has officially opened the voting phase to select the most inspiring mural in the Tradicional Mural Project. The nationwide program, inspired by the influence of Latino heritage, showcases 10 original murals created by artists from across the United States, and invites consumers to vote through February 28th, 2013 on Facebook. continue reading »

Pieces of Spanish Ship Ulpiano Surface 142 Years after Sinking

Pieces of Spanish Ship Ulpiano Surface 142 Years after Sinking

The North Sea has released several pieces of historic flotsam that have washed up along the German coast on the island of Suederoog, including the Spanish ship Ulpiano, which ran aground at Christmas 1870, the press reported Wednesday. continue reading »

Archaeologists Find Dozen Mayan Burial Sites Near Chichen Itza

Archaeologists Find Dozen Mayan Burial Sites Near Chichen Itza

Mexican archaeologists have found a dozen Mayan burial sites dating back more than 1,200 years at the Xtojil site, located some 20 kilometers (12 miles) from Chichen Itza in the Yucatan Peninsula, the National Anthropology and History Institute, or INAH, said. continue reading »

Monarch Butterfly Used as Symbol for Immigration in Chicago Art Exhibit

Monarch Butterfly Used as Symbol for Immigration in Chicago Art Exhibit

"Viajeras" (Travelers), an art exhibit that will open here this week, tries to make a connection between the long southbound migrations of Monarch butterflies to their winter home in Mexico and the Mexican immigrants w continue reading »

Archaeologists Find 4,000 Yr-Old Shaman Stones in Panama

Archaeologists Find 4,000 Yr-Old Shaman Stones in Panama

Archaeologists working at the Smithsonian Tropical Research Institute in Panama have discovered a cluster of 12 unusual stones in the back of a small, prehistoric rock-shelter near the town of Boquete continue reading »

Artist-Turned-Spy Tony Mendez Presents “Argo” at Golden Globes

Artist-Turned-Spy Tony Mendez Presents “Argo” at Golden Globes

Over the weekend, Ben Affleck won the Golden Globe for Best Director for his work on Argo, but all the buzz around the film has not just been good for Affleck and the film’s other stars. continue reading »

Was it Murder? - Chilean Artist Jorge Selarón Found Dead Near His Work in Brazil

Was it Murder? - Chilean Artist Jorge Selarón Found Dead Near His Work in Brazil

The body of Chilean artist Jorge Selarón was found in Brazil near one of his most recognizable works of art, the Escadaria Selarón (Selarón's Steps). continue reading »

Latino Blotter: Man Who Vandalized Picasso Painting in Museum Arrested at Border

Latino Blotter: Man Who Vandalized Picasso Painting in Museum Arrested at Border

U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP) officers at the Hidalgo International Bridge arrested a man wanted out of Houston, Texas for vandalizing a famous Picasso painting. continue reading »