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Coinciding with the 30-year anniversary of the groundbreaking historic survey, Chicano Art: Resistance and Affirmation, 1965-1985 (CARA), Angels Gate Cultural Center presents Raised as roosters: Relief prints and drawings by Abel Alejandre and Guerra. Alejandre and Guerra, widely respected for their rendering and printmaking skills, share a selection of new and recent works on paper which provide an opportunity to reflect upon themes of Xicano identity, masculinity, and traditional Mexican visual motifs. Raised as roosters is curated by Kristina Newhouse,…
The top three designs for the Vision Theatre Mainstage Curtain Competition have been selected. Now it’s your turn to vote for the #1 winning design! DCA’s Performing Arts Program launched its the Vision Theatre Main Stage Curtain Design Competition as part of the renovation of the historic Vision Theatre in Leimert Park this past October. Design proposals were submitted by stage designers, costume designers, art directors, and visual artists from across Los Angeles County. An independent panel of experts then…
Inspirarte Latinos is a space to narrate inspirational stories, that highlight the spirit of Latin talent. In the fight for the recognition of the rights of all people regardless of their identity, we introduce you to Renato Lira, who is a true community activist and who continues to pave the way so that no person feels ashamed or excluded because of their sexual preferences.
Oaxacan migration has had a large impact on local culture. As a result, it is said that California is also Oaxacalifornia; this term describes a binational culture, a region both real due to the large migrant population, but also imagined. It transcends territorial and national divisions and describes not only a continuous flow of people, but also a network of symbols, and of a culture constantly reinventing itself, secured by strong networks of solidarity and belonging.
Works from the artists José Bedia and Belkis Ayón’s explore the history and stories embedded in Afro-Cuban spiritual practices and religious traditions.
Los Angeles Libros Festival is a free bilingual book festival for the whole family. Celebrating heritage, the festival will feature storytelling, musical performances, local and international authors, art workshops, books, and more. LA Libros Festival will take place virtually, on Facebook and YouTube.
This workshop is fun for the whole family and can be created with things you may already have at home! Create homemade maracas by using water bottles, beans, and construction paper to personalize your design.
Artist Luchita Hurtado’s expansive career was marked by a rigorous commitment to experimentation, as demonstrated by her body landscapes from the 1960s and 1970s, on view in Made in L.A. 2018. She discusses her practice with Andrianna Campbell, a writer and art history doctoral candidate at the CUNY Graduate Center specializing in modern and contemporary American art.
Watch this special conversation via Zoom about Rufino Tamayo and the groundbreaking Mixografía printmaking technique, organized in conjunction with the exhibition “Rufino Tamayo: Innovation and Experimentation.”
Luchita Hurtado: I Live I Die I Will Be Reborn presents the first career survey of paintings and works on paper by multifaceted artist Luchita Hurtado (Venezuela, b. 1920). Prior to 2016, the remarkable breadth of Hurtado’s eight-decade career was virtually unknown, as her works were kept in storage and out of public view for most of her life.