Hacking Hockney: the Mexican American painter bringing Latino culture into art

Hacking Hockney: the Mexican American painter bringing Latino culture into art

Victor Landa August 22, 2017

In the 1960s, a young David Hockney, infatuated with the sun and sensuality of the west coast, introduced the world of high art to the markers of Los Angeles domestic bliss. […]

Texas High Schoolers Rise Against Anti-Immigrant SB 4 Law

Victor Landa July 15, 2017

By Viri Sanchez and Karla Quinones  (2.5 minute read) Four months ago, on February 16, thousands of high school students across Texas joined in a collective effort to stand up […]

California House race is a test of Latino, Korean influence

NewsTaco May 31, 2017

*This will be very interesting to watch. This is the race to fill the seat left vacant when Xavier Becerra left congress to become California’s Attorney General. The vote is […]

Spanish-speaking Patients Looking for Someone to Talk To

NewsTaco May 30, 2017

*The lack of Latino health professionals means many patients don’t get the treatments they need. Here’s a real world consequence: Nearly 1 in 5 Latinos suffers a mental health problem that could […]

Champions of Chicano Art Need to Face Reality: A Response to Cheech Marin’s New Art Center

NewsTaco May 8, 2017

*Why you should read this: Because “If you don’t like how mainstream museums are neglecting important collections, then build your own.” VL By Karen Mary Davalos, artnet (6 minute read)  For […]

Long-Lost Photos Reveal Life of Mexican Migrant Workers in 1950s America

NewsTaco April 14, 2017

By Victor Landa, NewsTaco (1 minute read)   TIME magazine has published a series of revealing photographs of the Bracero program from 1957. Sixty years ago the Saturday Evening Post […]

Latino-Heavy California becomes heart of anti-Trump resistance

NewsTaco December 23, 2016

*The legal battles will be led by California Attorney General Xavier Becerra. VL By Rafael Bernal, The Hill (4 minute read)  California’s political leaders are gearing up to lead progressive […]