Rewriting history: two surveys of Latin American art

“The Arts in Latin America: 1492-1820,” curated by Ilona Katzew. Los Angeles County Museum of Art, Los Angeles, CA. Through Oct. 28 “La Presencia: Latin American Art in the United States,” Museum of Latin American Art, Long Beach, CA. through Aug. 25. Lots of saints, lots of blood, lots of gold is Holly Myers’ admittedly … read more… “Rewriting history: two surveys of Latin American art”

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At the Hammer Museum, Gary Garrels assembles a distinctly Angeleno strain of contemporary visual language

Doug Harvey in the LA Weekly: “One of the most pronounced symptoms of the wide-scale institutionalization of artistic practice has been the rise of curatorial studies as an academic category and the subsequent escalation of the curator’s role and visibility — sometimes to the point of supplanting the place of the artist as the raison … read more… “At the Hammer Museum, Gary Garrels assembles a distinctly Angeleno strain of contemporary visual language”

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