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Video: Chilean-born street artist Dasic Fernández creates art that carries ‘colorful’ messages

Video: Chilean-born street artist Dasic Fernández creates art that carries ‘colorful’ messages

LatinaLista — Dasic Fernández doesn’t care if people call him a graffiti artist, tagger or muralist. All he cares is that he gives an empty space on a wall a soul that connects with people. Chile-born Fernández lives these days in the greater New York City area practicing his art on any vacant wall that

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Video: With an elevator shaft as their canvass, the De La Torre brothers create a gateway into another realm

LatinaLista — Brothers Einar and Jamex de la Torre are artists who are known for taking their artistic vision to new heights. In their latest public installation, they not only do they take their work to new heights but to new depths too. Their canvass is the elevator shaft of the newly opened San Diego

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Intrn’l Video: Discovering Pablo Ferro

LatinaLista — Who is Pablo Ferro? It’s a question that filmmaker Richard Goldgewicht hopes more people will wonder about so that they see his film Pablo. Pablo is best known among those in the film industry for his unbridled creativity. His artistic genius draws both compliments and curiosity with such descriptions as “walking work of

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Video: Cyber-visitors get sneak peek at new Latino art exhibit opening at Smithsonian American Art Museum

LatinaLista — For all the talk — and debate — over the Latino/Hispanic identity, a question that begs to be asked is: When did the concept of a collective Latino identity emerge? It’s a question answered in the newest exhibit at Washington’s Smithsonian American Art Museum, titled Our America: The Latino Presence in American Art.

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Video: Latina artist activist gives ‘wing’ to her pursuit of social justice

LatinaLista — Art and activism have gone hand-in-hand for centuries. Since art is perhaps the boldest form of expression and activism is considered the most radical form of raising awareness of (usually) injustices, the two perfectly compliment one another in any campaign. When the two elements are found combined in one person, it makes for

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New online art gallery focuses on connecting Latin American and Latino artists with art lovers

LatinaLista — This week, Amazon founder Jeff Bezos had both the journalism industry and the art world abuzz. Bezos bought the Washington Post and, in the same week, launched on Amazon an online art gallery. While there is breathless expectation that Bezos will innovate a troubled journalism industry, the news of the online gallery doesn’t

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