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Karl Julius Lieck: Slaying the Two Headed Dragon.

There is nothing conventional about Brownsville native Karl Julius Lieck, and it might be partially due to his multicultural background. His father’s ancestors came from Germany, Spain and France, and his mother’s ancestors...
by Nydia O
 

 
 
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Michael Mascha: Revolutionizing Nude Photography

Have you ever considered the camera is the most unimportant thing about a photographer’s work? If so, you share the opinion of photographer Michael Mascha who believes it is the eye of the photographer together with proportio...
by Nydia O
 

 
 
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Artstability

For the past few years, violence has wreaked havoc among the poorest communities of Mexico.  I am not only referring to the number of casualties, but to the loss of economic revenue, especially for those communities which rely...
by Nydia O
 

 

 
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Like no Other Packing Plant in the World

Ultra-Modern Gift Fruit Packing Plant Opening, read a headline in the San Benito News on January 1st, 1962. J. L. Brett, Valley cotton broker turned citrus marketer, announces opening of ultra-modern gift fruit packaging plant ...
by Nydia O
 

 
 
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Tony Bennett: The Birding Festival’s Anniversary Artist

Unaware at the time, Tony Bennett was predestined to be the artist who inconspicuously married the arts with birding at the Rio Grande Valley Birding Festival. During Bennett’s sophomore year at Texas State University, he was...
by Nydia O