The Legacy of Taller Boricua at El Museo del Barrio
In the 1970s many New York artists were concerned about issues of social justice, democracy, egalitarianism, and capitalistic excesses.The musicians, artists and performers involved were, for the most part, based in downtown Manhattan; the Lower…Continue reading
Anahuacalli. Diego Rivera’s Pre-Hispanic Collection and the Temple that Holds It.
Diego Rivera’s prehispanic influences can be seen all around his work, but his enthusiasm for native mexican cultures went beyond. He collected nearly 50,000 pre-Hispanic pieces during his life. His love for the cultural heritage…Continue reading
February 27, 2017
Thursday, March 2: A Conversation with Edel Rodriguez
President Donald Trump’s controversial executive order to temporarily ban entry into the United States outraged individuals worldwide, including Edel Rodriguez, a Cuban American artist and illustrator. “I was 9 years old when I came here,…Continue reading