Famous Hispanic Americans
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10 Great Hispanic Artists Who Shaped Western Culture
Colombian painter and sculptor Fernando Botero is known for his unique, signature style. Known as Boterism, this style features paintings and sculptures of figures with curvy, exaggerated proportions. As one of the most recognized artists from Latin America, Botero is deeply influenced by his roots. His use of strong outlines and flat, vibrant color is a nod to Latin American folk art. More recently, his work has concentrated on political themes. His 2005 series Abu Ghraib, which is based on rep
10 Hispanic Scientists You Should Know
Father-and-son research team Luis and Walter Alvarez peer through a star dome, which shows the orbit and location, relative to Earth, of stars and constellations. The Alvarezes postulated that a giant asteroid or comet hit Earth millions of years ago, causing mass extinctions. © Roger Ressmeyer/Corbis
5 Famous Latinos for Kids: Hispanic Heritage Month
An astronaut, a teacher, an author, a scientist, and a baseball player: learn about these 5 famous Latinos during Hispanic Heritage Month! Biographies of Hispanic role models + videos. Great for Spanish class when teaching Latin American culture lessons.