Contemporary Art in the Americas Arte Contemporáneo en las Américas
Fetish King: Seminal Photographs 1986-2019 Fetish King: Seminal Photographs 1986-2019

Fetish King: Seminal Photographs 1986-2019

Rick Castro

Tom of Finland Foundation Los Angeles, California, USA 04/06/2019 – 04/27/2019

Curated by Ruben Esparza Born in Los Angeles in 1958, Rick Castro began his early career working as a fashion stylist and clothing designer. His clients over the years have included Bette Midler, David Bowie, Herb Ritts, Joel-Peter Witkin and magazines like Interview, GQ, Rolling Stone, and Vanity Fair. Castro first became a freelance photographer

Rick Castro, Fetish King: Seminal Photographs 1986-2019. Installation view at Tom of Finland Foundation, 2019. Image courtesy of the artist Rick Castro, Fetish King: Seminal Photographs 1986-2019. Installation view at Tom of Finland Foundation. Image courtesy of the artist Rick Castro, Fetish King: Seminal Photographs 1986-2019. Installation view at Tom of Finland Foundation. Image courtesy

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