Many Latinos have immigrated to the United States. Whether their experiences are told firsthand or handed down from parents and grandparents, they seek to communicate the importance of their journeys and their culture. Powerful, provocative, and contemplative, the Latino artists featured here speak through their artworks. Each work expresses the rich and varied experience of being Latino in the United States.

¡del Corazón! Latino Voices in American Art goes behind-the-scenes and uses photographs, videos, and other resources to reveal the artists and their works. Explore each section to learn how they express universal cultural experiences.

Listen to six Latino artists discuss their works on video in Artistas »
Experience being Latino in America through twelve works of art in Galleria »
Learn about the processes and techniques of art and how artists work in their communities in Inspiration »
Use this site in your classroom, download posters, and find resources in Profesores »


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