Emigdio Vasquez needs little introduction in these pages. We've highlighted his works over the years, but recently, unfortunately, it has been in a negative context, such as when Orange police detectives tried to slur his photorealistic portraits of Chicano life in Orange County during the 1970s and 1980s as promoting gang life. Or the majestic murals dotted around Anaheim, Orange, Fullerton and Santa Ana in various states of disrepair, neglected by city bureaucrats. And the grand maestro himself, nowadays living in Arizona for health reasons, rarely making... More >>>