Contemporary Art in the Americas Arte Contemporáneo en las Américas
Laura Aguilar: Show and Tell Laura Aguilar: Show and Tell

Laura Aguilar: Show and Tell

Laura Aguilar

Vincent Price Art Museum Los Angeles, California 09/16/2017 – 02/10/2018

    As part of Pacific Standard Time: LA/LA, The Vincent Price Art Museum at East Los Angeles College presents Laura Aguilar: Show and Tell. Laura Aguilar: Show and Tell is the first comprehensive retrospective of photographer Laura Aguilar, assembling more than one hundred thirty works produced over three decades. Through photographs and videos that are frequently political

Laura Aguilar, Grounded #111, 2006. Impresión de inyección de tinta, 14 1/2 x 15 pulgadas. Imagen cortesía de la artista y del UCLA Chicano Studies Research Center. © Laura Aguilar.   Laura Aguilar, Three Eagles Flying, 1990. Tres impresiones en gelatina de plata, 24 x 20 pulgadas c/u. Imagen cortesía de la artista y del

Art after LA/LA

Art after LA/LA

by Alma Ruiz

How Los Angeles Can Make PST Stick Come September, all of Southern California will be in the thrall of Latin American / Latino art. Why? Because after years of research and hard work by museums, alternative spaces, university galleries, and many other institutions, Pacific Standard Time: Los Angeles / Latin America (PST: LA / LA) will be officially inaugurated. This massive effort, spearheaded

Carlos Almaraz, Mr. and Mrs. Rabbit Go to Town, 1982, Collection of Robert M. DeLapp, Los Angeles. © Carlos Almaraz Estate. Photo courtesy Robert M. DeLapp Gallery. How Los Angeles Can Make PST Stick Come September, all of Southern California will be in the thrall of Latin American / Latino art. Why? Because after years of research and hard work

Queer Califas Queer Califas

Queer Califas

Curated by Ruben Esparza

Plummer Park Los Angeles 11/04/2017 – 12/09/2017

There is a thread that connects Latinx people. It is a strong soulful link, which is indelible. A lineage that carries the rhythm of varied cultures. Many are newcomers to this country cutting new paths. Some are from centuries-long histories from both colonizer and the colonized—with Spanish and Portuguese surnames cloaking indigenous and African heritage.

Exhibition view of Queer Califas, 2017. Courtesy of Plummer Park Rigo Maldonado, Heart, 2016. Courtesy of Plummer Park Exhibition view of Queer Califas, 2017. Courtesy of Plummer Park There is a thread that connects Latinx people. It is a strong soulful link, which is indelible. A lineage that carries the rhythm of varied cultures. Many are

Home — So Different, So Appealing Home — So Different, So Appealing

Home — So Different, So Appealing

Curated by Chon Noriega, Mari Carmen Ramírez and Pilar Tompkins Rivas

LACMA Los Angeles, California, USA 06/11/2017 – 10/15/2017

Artists: Laura Aguilar, Allora & Calzadilla (Jennifer Allora & Guillermo Calzadilla), Carmen Argote, Andres Asturias, Luis Cruz Azaceta, Myrna Báez, Antonio Berni, Johanna Calle, Luis Camnitzer, Leyla Cárdenas, Livia Corona Benjamin, Abraham Cruzvillegas, Gabriel de la Mora, Perla de Leon, Christina Fernandez, León Ferrari, Ramiro Gomez, Beatriz González, María Elena González, Felix González -Torres, María Teresa Hincapié, Salomón Huerta, Jessica Kairé, Guillermo Kuitca, Daniel Joseph Martinez, Antonio Martorell, Gordon Matta-Clark, Amalia Mesa-Bains, Mondongo (Juliana Lafitte & Manuel Mendanha), Raphael Montañez Ortiz, Julio Cesar Morales, Jorge

Laura Aguilar, In Sandy’s Room, 1989, Gelatin silver print, 52 × 42 3/4 in. (132.08 × 108.59 cm), Courtesy of UCLA Chicano Studies Research Center and Library & Archive, © Laura Aguilar Installation photo featuring Pepón Osorio’s Badge of Honor, 1995 in the exhibition Home—So Different, So Appealing at the Los Angeles County Museum of Art, June 11, 2017