Art Spot

Art Spot

By El Paso Inc – ElPasoInc.com – Photo: Jorge Salgado. Mural: Fray Garcia de San Francisco by Jesus “Cimi” Alvarado | Martin “Blast” Zubia – El Paso, Texas. Jesus “Cimi” Alvarado has left his mark across the city, particularly...
Mexican Muralists Vital Influence On American Art

Mexican Muralists Vital Influence On American Art

By Barbara Calderón – News.ArtNet.com – Mural: Construction Worker By Marion Greenwood. Mural: (study for Blueprint for Living, a Federal Art Project mural, Red Hook Community Building, Brooklyn, New York) (1940). Frances Lehman Loeb Art Center, Vassar...
New Mexico plans on removing iconic Santa Fe mural

New Mexico plans on removing iconic Santa Fe mural

By Kai Porter – KOB.com – Video Capture: KOB 4. Santa Fe, New Mexico – A battle is brewing in downtown Santa Fe over the state’s plans to tear down an iconic Chicano mural. The state Cultural Affairs Department claims the mural is beyond repair...
Giant of Chicano culture, Santa Paula’s Xavier Montes dies

Giant of Chicano culture, Santa Paula’s Xavier Montes dies

By Stacie N. Galang | Ventura County Star – VCStar.com – Photo: Joseph A. Garcia | Star File Photo. Photo: Xavier Montes pauses at a mural in downtown Santa Paula, California, in 2015. A giant of Chicano culture whose love of music and art...