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Pioneering Chicano Artist Emigdio Vasquez Dies

Emigdio Vasquez, whose bold use of color, exacting brush skills and uncanny ability to capture everyday people in dramatic moments made him one of the most influential pioneers of the Chicano art movement, has died in Newport Beach. He was 75.

08/13/2014

Los Lobos arrives for the 53rd Annual Grammy Awards at the Staples Center in Los Angeles, California February 13, 2011. (credit: ROBYN BECK/AFP/Getty Images)

Chicano Rock Pioneers Los Lobos Marking 40 Years

They are seen as the progenitors of Chicano rock ‘n’ roll, the first band that had the boldness, and some might even say the naiveté, to fuse punk rock with Mexican folk tunes.

12/15/2012

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