This Week in L.A. Art

  • Meet Mixed Media Painter Narsiso Martinez
    by Shana Nys Dambrot on February 22, 2021 at 4:42 pm

    Known for evocative portraits of agricultural workers rendered on the unique surfaces of used and discarded produce boxes, Narsiso Martinez combines lived experience, research, and art history, using the functional specificity of his found materials to augment and contextualize both his narratives and his imagery. In painting and drawing, as well as collage, sculpture and The post Meet Mixed Media Painter Narsiso Martinez appeared first on LA Weekly.

  • Ken Quattro’s Invisible Men: The Trailblazing Black Artists of Comic Books
    by Shana Nys Dambrot on February 18, 2021 at 4:38 pm

    In the introduction to his essential new title, Invisible Men: The Trailblazing Black Artists of Comic Books, author Ken Quattro writes in part, “My goal with each person profiled in this book is to provide context for their lives, the environment that formed them. There is a tendency to reduce a life to what a The post Ken Quattro’s <I>Invisible Men: The Trailblazing Black Artists of Comic Books</i> appeared first on LA Weekly.

  • Built & Natural: February 18-21 Arts Calendar 
    by Shana Nys Dambrot on February 18, 2021 at 8:32 am

    A weekend of conversations, exhibitions, audio experiences and dance-based performances that all center around ideas of mindful engagement with nature, the built environment, social responsibility, and our all-too-human ideas of heaven. Thursday, February 18 Ellen Reid: SOUNDWALK. A free, GPS-enabled work of public art that uses music featuring Kronos Quartet to illuminate the natural environment The post Built & Natural: February 18-21 Arts Calendar  appeared first on LA Weekly.

  • New Free Publication: El Teatro Campesino (1965-1975)
    by Andrew Freire on February 17, 2021 at 9:16 pm

    EN / ES Read the publication here. LACE is thrilled to announce the release of a new digital publication for the 2017 exhibition, El Teatro Campesino (1965-1975), curated by Daniela Lieja Quintanar and Samantha Gregg. This bilingual publication celebrates El Teatro Campesino as an important cultural contributor within contemporary art and social practice, and it features a

  • Nueva Publicación Digital: El Teatro Campesino (1965-1975)
    by Andrew Freire on February 17, 2021 at 9:16 pm

    EN / ES Clic para leer la publicación. LACE se complace en anunciar el lanzamiento de una nueva publicación digital de la exposición El Teatro Campesino (1965-1975), curada por Daniela Lieja Quintanar y Samantha Gregg en el 2017. Esta publicación bilingüe celebra El Teatro Campesino como un importante contribuyente cultural dentro del arte contemporáneo y arte comprometido,

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