Rudolfo Anaya by Gaspar Enriquez. The Smithsonian commisioned Gaspar to do this portrait which now hangs in the National Portrait Gallery. Gaspar illustrated Rudolfo’s poem An Elegy on the Death of Cesar Chavez published by Cinco Puntos (2000).
Cinco Puntos feels deeply privileged to be offering paintings and prints by renowned Chicanx artists, the late Gloria Osuna Perez and the celebrated bordeño painter and printmaker Francisco Delgado. These were unexpected gifts. This auction of these wo
I’m totally disturbed by what’s happening. The killings of Ahmaud Arbery and George Floyd made me think of the killing of my oldest brother, Booker [image attached at the bottom of blog. Warning: graphic content] which was depicted in a scene in Ahgott
“Books are lifelines of survival in inhumane times, building blocks of conscientious citizenship, reliquaries of the human spirit.” Maria Popova channeling Carl Sagan in her essay on Anne Lamott’s A Velocity of Being: Letters to a Young Reader. THANK Y
ONE MORNING DURING THE PANDEMIC ―A Poem for Earth Day, 2020 “Revolutionary consciousness is to be found among the most ruthlessly exploited classes: animals, trees, water, air, grasses.”—Gary Snyder One morning during the pandemic springtime the city s