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Tuesday, Dec. 3, 2013

Celebratory paintings of Ecuador’s Antuco Chicaiza

 ¡Que Vida! Or, for those who don’t speak Spanish: “What a life!” Indeed, the vivid paintings of Ecuadorian artist Antuco Chicaiza give the impression of being both autobiographical and celebratory. La Familia, Mi Ecuador and Our Land all tell subtle stories by incorporating text
Tuesday, Oct. 29, 2013

Parade and exhibit mark Día de los Muertos

 The sexy-fication of Halloween was the final nail in the coffin: our late October holiday no longer bears a substantial relationship to its origin as Western Christianity’s celebration of the dearly departed, saints and martyrs. But Halloween’s sibling, the Day of the Dead (Día de los Muertos)
05.08.2013 | | Posted at 12:45 PM

Exquistie Woodcuts Explore "From Neither Here Nor There"

By Peggy Sue
Immigrant defines a word charged with personal and political meaning. In the United Community Center, the Latino Arts, Inc. gallery presents an exhibition to celebrate the University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee’s Peck School of the Arts 50th Anniversary with “Raoul Deal: Ni De Aquí Ni De Allá  [From Neither Here Nor There].” An artist in residence at UWM’s Culture and Communities progra...
Tuesday, March 26, 2013

Latino Arts’ ‘Ni De Aquí Ni De Allá’

 In Latino Arts’ current exhibition, “Ni De Aquí Ni De Allá” (“From Neither Here Nor There”), artist Raoul Deal explores the subject of Mexican immigration, along with the complex issues of assimilation, isolation and
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02.05.2013 | | Posted at 07:01 PM

Latino Arts Presents Luz Angela Crawford

By Peggy Sue
Primitive aesthetics applied to 21st century ceramics travel to Milwaukee's Latino Arts, Inc. at the United Community Center in an exhibition titled: “Contemporary Inspirations from Ancient South American Pottery.” Artist Luz Angela Crawford displays more than 20 examples of her hand built vessels set on wooden platforms in the gallery so the viewer can study them closely.   Crawford, a ...
Tuesday, Nov. 27, 2012

A trio of exhibitions at Milwaukee galleries

 This December, a trio of fascinating exhibitions will arrive in Milwaukee. First, Latino Arts, Inc. presents Luz Angela Crawford’s exhibition “Contemporary Inspirations from Ancient South American Pottery.” A Columbia
Tuesday, April 24, 2012
More than 15 artists have created works based on the literary writings of Jorge Luis Borges (1899-1986) for the sublime “Painting Borges: Art Interpreting Literature.” The exhibition opens April 30 at Latino Arts Inc. in the United Community...
Wednesday, Feb. 1, 2012
The influence of African culture on Latino art cannot be ignored, and Latino Arts explores the dynamic by presenting the band Mango Blue. Mango incorporates jazz, R&B and funk...
Thursday, March 24, 2011
A new exhibition at Latino Arts examines the social rituals connected to food in Latin culture. "Tasting Cultures: The Art of Latino Foodways," on display at the Latino Arts Gallery in the United Community Center, features the work of 25 artists from locations including Brazil, Nicaragua, Mexico, Cuba...

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