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Celebrate What it Truly Means to be ‘Hecho en Mexico’ (VIDEO)

Celebrate What it Truly Means to be ‘Hecho en Mexico’ (VIDEO)

From Diego Luna and Alejandro Fernandez, to Carla Morrison and Chavela Vargas, director Duncan Bridgeman weaves a cinematic tapestry composed of original songs and insights from the most iconic artists and perform continue reading »

Bolivia Returns Stolen 700-Year-Old Mummy to Peru

Bolivia Returns Stolen 700-Year-Old Mummy to Peru

Two years ago, Bolivian police found the 700-year-old mummy belonging to Peru. Recently, that mummy was returned to Peru. Bolivian police say the mummy, which was that of a to continue reading »

Spanish Chef Ferran Adriá Honored on New Pepsi Can

Spanish Chef Ferran Adriá Honored on New Pepsi Can

In an effort to develop new food innovations and learn about leading cuisine trends, PepsiCo announced its partnership with the ‘World’s Greatest Chef’ Spain’s Ferran Adriá last year. continue reading »

Spanish Photographer’s Photo of Bolivian Mennonite Wins Taylor Wessing Prize

Spanish Photographer’s Photo of Bolivian Mennonite Wins Taylor Wessing Prize

The Taylor Wessing Photographic Portrait Prize 2012 has been awarded to Jordi Ruiz Cirera, 28, for a photograph of a 26-year-old woman from Bolivia - who was reluctant to sit for the camera. continue reading »

Works by Diego Rivera, Fernando Botero Lead Christie’s Upcoming Latin American Sale

Works by Diego Rivera, Fernando Botero Lead Christie’s Upcoming Latin American Sale

Christie’s Latin American Sale will take place on November 20 at 7:00 p.m. and November 21, at 10:00 a.m. This two-session sale of 300 lots total is led by significant works from some of the region’s best- known artists spanning colonial art to the present. continue reading »

Voices from Latin America: Americas Society Partners in Carnegie Hall’s Fall Festival

Voices from Latin America: Americas Society Partners in Carnegie Hall’s Fall Festival

Americas Society is proud to partner with Carnegie Hall’s Voices from Latin America, a citywide festival taking place on November 8 to December 11, 2012. The fall festival will celebrate the diverse range of Latin American cultures, inviting audiences to explore a vibrant repertoire of music, visual arts, dance, film, continue reading »

Latino Pair Plead Guilty to Stealing $3 Million Matisse Painting

Latino Pair Plead Guilty to Stealing $3 Million Matisse Painting

Pedro Antonio Marcuello Guzman, 46, and Maria Martha Elisa Ornelas Lazo, 50, of Mexico City pleaded guilty to transporting and selling stolen art. continue reading »

Latino Artists Celebrate Day of the Dead With Art Exhibition

Latino Artists Celebrate Day of the Dead With Art Exhibition

An art gallery in Los Angeles on Thursday opened an exhibit of works by Latino artists on the subject of the Day of the Dead, a celebration that was brought to the United States by Hispanic immigrants. continue reading »

Fernanda Viegas and Martin Wattenburg Team Up to Create “Wind Map”

Fernanda Viegas and Martin Wattenburg Team Up to Create “Wind Map”

Described as a "living portrait of the wind currents over the U.S.," Wind Map is a project between artists Fernanda Viegas and Martin Wattenberg using data from the National Digital Forecast Database. continue reading »

Ray Villafane: The Amazing Pumpkin Carver

Ray Villafane: The Amazing Pumpkin Carver

A special "Thank you" to Bored Panda for once again compiling the work of American sculptor Ray Villafane just in time for Halloween. Former art teacher Villafane began his ama continue reading »