OUTSIDER ARTIST MARTIN RAMIREZ

     Martín Ramírez…A Journey October 26 – December 2, 2017 Since Martín Ramírez’s work was first exhibited in 1952, he has been admired for his ability to construct a very singular visual language. His sophisticated compositions combine organic elements drawn from nature, representational conventions of topographic maps, and geometric and architectural forms with an [...]

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AFRO-LATINO: A DEEPLY ROOTED IDENTITY AMONG U.S. HISPANICS

BY GUSTAVO LÓPEZ AND ANA GONZALEZ-BARRERA Identity for U.S. Hispanics is multidimensional and multifaceted. For example, many Hispanics tie their identity to their ancestral countries of origin – Mexico, Cuba, Peru or the Dominican Republic. They may also look to their indigenous roots. Among the many ways Hispanics see their identity is their racial background. Afro-Latinos are one of these Latino [...]

MEXICAN ARTIST PIA CAMIL

    Pia Camil takes inspiration from urban and industrial forms, reinterpreting them as handmade objects that recode the artist’s relationship to the city and notions of public space. The Mexico City-based artist began by photographing her native city, particularly the billboards that compose the visual fabric of the environment. From these hand-colored photographs, she [...]