Referencing the title of a genre-bending collection of stories by Jorge Luis Borges, “A Universal History of Infamy” uses multiple venues across Los Angeles, including the LACMA campus, to present new works by more than 15 boundary-defying artists and collectives. “A Universal History of Infamy” embraces the collaborative spirit of Pacific Standard Time: LA/LA, bringing together one of the largest partners, LACMA, with one of the smallest, the 18th Street Arts Center in Santa Monica.
Through — February 18, Mondays, Tuesdays, Thursdays 11:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m., Fridays 11:00 a.m. – 8:00 p.m., Saturdays – Sundays 10:00 a.m. – 7:00 p.m.
Adults – $15, Seniors – $10, Members, Students with valid ID, and Children – Free
LA County residents receive free general admission after 3 p.m weekdays
Sponsor: Pacific Standard Time is an initiative of the Getty. The presenting sponsor is Bank of America.
Photo Credit: Naufus Ramírez-Figueroa, “A Brief History of Architecture in Guatemala”, Single channel video installation, 2010–13
Within a culture, a socio-political movement and a profession dominated by men, artists Judithe Hernández and Patssi Valdez have each created bodies of works that influenced voices of Latinas in the latter half of the 20th century. The two artists took seemingly parallel paths from their childhoods in East L.A. to their coming-of-age during the Chicano Civil Rights Movement in the 1970s. Hernández was the fifth artist, and the only woman, invited to join the collective Los Four, and Valdez…
Craft in America will focus on the work of three individual artists who use craft to articulate messages about American culture, personal experiences, Latino identity and the ever-mutating socio-political tensions that exist in Los Angeles and California as a whole. Through — January 20, 2018, Tuesdays – Saturdays 12:00p.m. – 6:00p.m. Sponsor: Pacific Standard Time is an initiative of the Getty. The presenting sponsor is Bank of America Photo caption: Gerardo Monterrubio, Torito, Porcelain, 24″x14″x14″, 2014
“Ism, Ism, Ism: Experimental Cinema in Latin America” will culminate in a multi-part screening series featuring key works of experimental, time-based media made in Latin America and by Latin American artists. The exhibition will take place as a series of sixteen curated screenings, hosted in a combination of screening venues, museums, galleries and community spaces located throughout Southern California. Through – January 2018 Check website for locations, times and tickets prices. Sponsor: Pacific Standard Time is an initiative of the…
Revealing complexities on–and off–the island, Cuba Is explores aspects of Cuba not easily accessed by foreigners–and sometimes not even by Cubans themselves. Born from indigenous, African and European roots, divergent politics and limitations in communication and commerce, the Cuba seen in this exhibition goes beyond the folklore and offers new insight into its current reality. Over 120 photos feature subjects ranging from defiant youth known as “Freakies” to the hard-partying children of the 1%, the underground system of sharing digital…
City of Los Angeles Department of Cultural Affairs Announces Landmark Pacific Standard Time: LA/LA Exhibition, Condemned To Be Modern Curated by Clara Kim at the Los Angeles Municipal Art Gallery Condemned To Be Modern is presented by the City of Los Angeles Department of Cultural Affairs (DCA) at its Los Angeles Municipal Art Gallery (LAMAG) in partnership with the Mayor’s Fund for Los Angeles. Condemned To Be Modern brings together the work of 21 contemporary artists who have responded critically to the history of modernist architecture in Latin…