In a Facebook Live segment with the Los Angeles County Museum of Art, co-curators Chon Noriega (CSRC director), Mari Carmen Ramirez (Museum of Fine Arts, Houston), and Pilar Tompkins Rivas (Vincent Price Art Museum) discuss the concept of the exhibition. In addition, artists Livia Corona Benjamin, Raphael Montañez Ortiz, Leyla Cárdenas, and Daniel Joseph Martinez discuss their artworks in the show.
In a post on LACMA's blog in Unframed, Chon Noriega, CSRC director and Home co-curator, discusses artist María Elena González’s interactive work Magic Carpet/Home (2003/2017). Magic Carpet/Home will be on view in the CSRC-organized exhibition Home—So Different, So Appealing at LACMA, June 11–October 15, 2017.
Several CSRC-organized events were mentioned in La Bloga including the exhibition Home—So Different, So Appealing on view at LACMA June 11 through October 15, 2017.
The CSRC-organized exhibition Home—So Different, So Appealing is mentioned in “The Agenda,” a featured blog in California Home and Design.
The grand opening of "Home", Raphael Montañez Ortiz to receive UCLA Medal, a new exhibition at the CSRC library, details on the forthcoming CSRC Press publication "Laura Aguilar: Show and Tell," and more in this month's newsletter!
(Image: Livia Corona, "47,547 Homes," 2009, Chromogenic print, Edition of 5 + 2 A.P., 30 x 38 in., Courtesy of the Artist and Parque Galeria)
In LACMA’s blog Unframed, artist Vincent Valdez discusses his work Excerpts for John (2012), which will be featured in the CSRC-organized exhibition Home—So Different, So Appealing opening June 11 at LACMA. As a tribute to friend who served in Iraq, this paintings series presents the sequence of a military funeral procession.
La Voz reviewed Uncompromised: The Lupe Anguiano Story, in which author Deborah Wright describes the lifetime achievements of Anguiano. Wright used the Lupe Anguiano Archives at the CSRC as part of her research.
The UCLA Institute of American Cultures and the CSRC will host an event at which Chancellor Block will present the UCLA Medal to Raphael Montañez Ortiz, artist and social justice advocate. The June 8 ceremony will celebrate Chicano art and culture in Los Angeles.
Home—So Different, So Appealing, opening later this year at LACMA, will feature work by artist Johanna Calle. Her work is on display at Ruiz-Healy Art through June 24 in a solo exhibition titled Johanna Calle: Trama.
Art News previewed Home—So Different, So Appealing in a list of exhibitions and biennials opening in the summer of 2017.