Pen Name: None
Genres: Non-Fiction, Poetry
Born: August 13, 1923 in Milwaukee, Wisconsin
Died: January 19, 2005 in Chicago, Illinois
He lived in Chicago.
Biographical and Professional Information
Carlos Cortez has been recognized for his many contributions to the art world as a respected print artist whose themes deal with Chicano issues, Latino identity and worker's rights. He edited and introduced Viva Posada, also published by Charles H. Kerr Publishing, a collection of art by and writings about Mexican wood engraving artist Jose Guasalupe Posada.
Cortez is renowned for his woodcuts and cartoons - his work has been exhibited at New Yourek's Museum of Modern Art, the Smithsonian Institute as well as in galleries in Germany and Sapin. He was also a noted columnist for the union's newspaper, the Industrial Workd for over 20 years.
Those interested in his aret can contact the Mexican Fine Arts Center Museum in chicago. His labor writings and patpers are archived by Wayne STate University in Detroit, Michigan.
- Crystal Gazing the Amber Fluid and Other Wobbly Poems, Charles H. Kerr, 1990
- DeKansas a Califas & Back to Chicago, March Abrazo Press, 1992
- Where Are The Voices? & Other Wobbly Poems, Charles H. Kerr, 1997
- Viva Posada!, Charles H. Kerr, 2002
- Making Love With Our Eyes, Trafford Publishing, 2006
Titles for Purchase and at Your Library
de KANSAS a CALIFAS & back to Chicago: Poems & Art
Release Date: 1992-08-01
Where Are The Voices? & Other Wobbly Poems
Release Date: 1997-01-01
Release Date: 2002-01-01
Making Love With Our Eyes
Release Date: 2006-06-07
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