Post Tagged with: "Chilean"

Chilean artist Manuel Guerra (Photo by Antonio Flores-Lobos via La Voz)

Manuel Guerra Mártis: From Chile to the Hudson Valley

Culture, South American October 8, 2014 at 11:27 am

La Voz chronicles the eight-decade long story of Manuel Guerra Mártis, who fled Chile in 1973 and arrived in Ulster County where he started drawing as a distraction and ended up turning the restaurant where he worked into a gallery.

Vergara with artist Lance Bradley and the photograph of his mural in Harlem of Martin Luther King. (Photo by Robin Elisabeth Kilmer via Manhattan Times)

Displaying the Many Faces of Martin Luther King

African American, Culture, Manhattan August 29, 2013 at 5:14 pm

Photographer and Chilean native Camilo José Vergara exhibited images he took of murals of Martin Luther King from walls across the country, reports Manhattan Times. The Harlem exhibit reflected the varied appropriations of the leader’s image as well as his universal appeal.

Virginia Ayress pintando los murales 'Y yo ya estaba', en el Sur de El Bronx. (Photo via El Diario/La Prensa)

Chilean’s Murals of Immigrants and Women Bring Art to Bronx Streets

Bronx, Culture August 17, 2012 at 7:00 pm

Artist Virginia Ayress’ murals adorn the walls of the South Bronx and Washington Heights, where she uses art to raise awareness on matters of social justice, El Diario La Prensa reports.

Pomaire is one of several Latino restaurants that have been successful despite intense competition from other businesses. (Photo via El Diario)

Venerable Latino Restaurants Share Their Secrets

Food, Latino, Mexican, Puerto Rican April 12, 2012 at 1:33 pm

While some Latino restaurant owners have struggled to make ends meet, others have created businesses that have thrived over decades in New York City. El Diario asked six of these neighborhood institutions for their “recipe for success.”