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Carlos Jacanamijoy is a Colombian artist from the town of Santiago, Putumayo. A well known figure in contemporary Colombian art, at 50-years of age, he has just exhibited his first ever show in London at The Sandra Higgins Art Gallery in Chelsea. Now she’s about to introduce Carlos’ documentary ‘...
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Fashion icons such as Marc Jacobs along with the industry bid farewell to the reverent and much-loved Dominican American designer, Oscar de la Renta this week. After fighting cancer for eight years, the icon passed away aged 82 on Monday 20th October, by his wifes' side in his home on...
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Both originally from Monterrey, Mexico, Daniela Fernandez founder of Distrito 14 a multi-diciplinery gallery in Monterrey, and Silvia Palacios, founder of their London sister gallery, Platform C, joined forces to take over the South Bank with a free immersive cultural experience Shaped In Mexico....
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Manuel Pertegaz, the world- famous Spanish designer and admired fashion genius died on Saturday at the grand age of 96. We celebrate his life here at LatinoLife whilst his dedication fashion lovers mourn their great loss who had the honour to dress women such as Audrey Hepburn.
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Ten inspiring and intriguing female artists whose life and art was inextricably linked to Latin America.
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Mexican born Julieta Hernández Adame is a talented artist and printmaker who skilfully uses the urban, the industrial and above all the power of words to make us reflect on the world we leave in. She was voted the Visual Artist of the Year 2014. This is her story…
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As the Tate Modern hosts the first exhibition of Mira Schendel's work in a decade, we take a look at this extraordinary Swiss born artist who made Brazil her home, escaping a hostile Europe to finding artistic freedom and refuge in Sampa
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As The British Museum awaits over 200 hundred spectacular pre-Columbian gold objects from Bogotá’s Museo de Oro to exhibit in its ‘Beyond El Dorado’ exhibition, Colombians in London might be thinking of protesting rather than celebrating. Yet, curator Elisenda Vila Llonche tells Latinolife why this...
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Julio Etchart first arrived in the UK from Uruguay in the 1970s and has worked as a photojournalist for the national and international press ever since, winning prestigious prizes such as World Press Award, First Prize, for his coverage of global environmental issues. In these wonderful photos,...
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Tanya Yusti interviews Chris Anderson, the acclaimed photo-journalist whose latest book of photographs Capitolio, takes us on a disturbing and exuberant journey through Caracas.
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By chronicling the new generation of Latino-Brits in their party element, this oustanding photographer became THE documentarist of the urban latin movement in the UK and helped put urban latin culture on the map. Exclusively on Candela, we show her work in all its stages.
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In a country whose history simmers with political resistance and art, graffiti has come to reflect a post-modern merging of the two. Far away from the Banksy hype, we celebrate the art of Mexican political graffiti and the unrepressable spirit of a people.
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In a world of media hype, it is rare to be shocked and awed by talent. Perhaps that's why one has to travel to Cuba, hwich is where Sara Livero found Salvador Galindo Ruiz working silently in his workshop as she walked along a street. A week later he won the Second Prize at Cuba's...
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