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Carlos Cortez

Born: August 13, 1923 in Milwaukee, Wisconsin
Died: January 19, 2005 in Chicago, Illinois

Pen Name: None

Connection to Illinois: He lived in Chicago.

Biography: 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.


Primary Literary Genre(s): Non-Fiction; Poetry

Primary Audience(s): Adult readers

Carlos Cortez on WorldCat :

Selected Titles

Crystal gazing in the amber fluid and other wobbly poems.
ISBN: 0882862065 OCLC: 232129494

C H Kerr, [Place of publication not identified] : 1992.

De Kansas a Califas & back to Chicago /
ISBN: 1877636096 OCLC: 28014105

Making love with our eyes :
ISBN: 1553950771 OCLC: 1006723590

Trafford, Victoria, B.C. : c2002.

Viva Posada! :
ISBN: 0882862618 OCLC: 49952462

Charles H. Kerr, Chicago : 2002.

Where Are The Voices? & Other Wobbly Poems
ISBN: 0882862383 OCLC: 228289982

Charles H Kerr 1997

Where dead voices gather
ISBN: 9780316077149 OCLC: 642343329

Little, Brown and Co., New York : 2009.

A forgotten singer from the early days of jazz is at the center of this riveting book--a narrative that is part mystery, part biography, part meditation on the meaning and power of music.