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Latin American and Latino Art in LA

September 2017 – January 2018

A collaborative enterprise by museums and galleries throughout Southern California

Each album (linked below) has a YouTube slide show featuring the most striking and interesting items from the covered exhibitions, but no text or explanation. For fuller coverage, including explanatory panels that describe the scope and purpose, please visit the FULL ALBUMs.

The slideshows highlight the art; the full albums highlight the curation!

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PST LA/LA, part 1

  • Museum of Latin American ArtRelational Undercurrents: Contemporary Art of the Caribbean Archipelago
  • Luckman Gallery, CalStateLAHow To Read El Pato Pascual
  • The Hammer MuseumRadical Women: Latin American Art, 1960-1985
  • The Skirball MuseumAnother Promised Land…Anita Brenner’s Mexico
  • The Skirball MuseumKen Gonzales-Day…Surface Tension: Murals, Signs, and Mark-Making in LA
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PST LA/LA, part 2

  • Los Angeles County Museum of ArtFOUND IN TRANSLATION: Design in California and Mexico, 1915-1985
  • Angels Gate Cultural CenterCOASTAL/BORDER
  • Pomona College Museum of ArtPROMETHEUS 2017: Four artists from Mexico revisit Orozco
  • Riverside Art Museum MYTH & MIRAGE: Inland SouthernCalifornia, Birthplace of the Spanish Colonial Revival
  • Otis College of Art & DesignTALKING TO ACTION: Art, Pedagogy, and Action in the Americas
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PST LA/LA, part 3

  • Santa Barbara Museum of Art Valeska Soares – ANY MOMENT NOW
  • The BroadCOULEUR ADDITIVE, 2017
  • Museum of Contemporary ArtANNA MARIA MAIOLINO
  • The Geffen Contemporary at MOCAAdrián Villar Rojas: THE THEATER OF DISAPPEARANCE
  • LACMAPINXIT MEXICI
  • USC Pacific Asia MuseumWINDS FROM FUSANG
  • Pasadena Museum of California ArtHOLLYWOOD IN HAVANA
  • California African American Museum CIRCLES AND CIRCUITS  I
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PST LA/LA, part 4

  • Fowler Museum at UCLAAXÉ BAHAI: The Power of Art in an Afro-Brazilian Metropolis
  • Craft & Folk Art MuseumTHE US MEXICO BORDER: Place, Imagination and Possibility
  • LACMAA UNIVERSAL HISTORY OF INFAMY
  • Chapman UniversityEMIGDIO VASQUEZ AND EL PROLETARIADO DE AZTLÁN: The Geography of Chicano Murals in Orange County
  • Japanese American National Museum – TRANSPARENT BORDERLANDS: The Art of Japanese Diaspora in Lima, Los Angeles, Mexico City, and São Paulo
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PST LA/LA, part 5

  • The Getty Center – GOLDEN KINGDOMS: Luxury and Legacy in the Americas
  • The Getty Center – THE METROPOLIS IN LATIN AMERICA, 1830-1930
  • The Getty Center – PHOTOGRAPHY IN ARGENTINA, 1850-2010: Contradiction and Continuity
  • ESMoA – HOPE
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PST LA/LA, part 6

  • Self Help Graphics – DÍA de LOS MUERTOS: A Cultural Legacy, Past, Present & Future
  • Craft Center in America – MANO-MADE: New Expression in Craft by Latino Artists. Consuelo Jimenez Underwood
  • Armory Center for the Arts – BELOW THE UNDERGROUND: Renegade Art and Action in 1990s Mexico
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PST LA/LA, part 7

  • Chinese American Museum – CIRCLES AND CIRCUITS II: Contemporary Chinese Caribbean Art
  • La Plaza de Cultura y Artes ¡MURALES REBELDES! LA Chicana/o Murals Under Siege
  • Biscailuz Gallery, El Pueblo de Los Angeles – BORDERS AND NEIGHBORS: Craft and Connectivity between the U.S. and Mexico
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PST LA/LA, part 8

  • Charles W. White Elementary School – A UNIVERSAL HISTORY OF INFAMY: Those of This America, with artists talk: Linda Vallejo and Isabel Avila.
  • PST – POSTERS and PAMPHLETS

Brilliant recap to PST LA/LA, tying together a number of exhibitions

LACMA tour led by Vincent Price Art Museum director Pete Galindo featuring murals by Willie Herron and discussion with the artist and a visit to Ramona Gardens to see and discuss murals by Herron, Judith Hernandez, the East Los Streetscrapers and more. Great murals; great discussion led by Pete. Read post.

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