LACMA Charles White Gallery PST LA/LA 2017-2018

A Universal History of Infamy: Those of This America
group exhibition
Getty Foundation Initiative PST: LA/LA
Los Angeles County Museum of Art
Charles White Satellite Gallery
December 9, 2017—October 6, 2018



As part of the multisite project A Universal History of Infamy, LACMA presents an exhibition curated by artist and educator Vincent Ramos at the museum’s satellite gallery within Charles White Elementary School. By displaying works by contemporary Latino artists, writers, and activists exploring loss, resilience, and the political potential of poetic expression. alongside several pieces from LACMA’s collection, Ramos exposes a shared impulse across generations to use art as a powerful method of resistance.



Artists included: Isabel Avila, Raul Paulino Baltazar, Roberto Chavez, Victor Estrada, Carlee Fernandez, Devyn Galindo, Héctor García, Jacinta González, Raul Guerrero, Philip Guston, Fred Lonidier, Maria de Los Angeles, Yvette Mayorga, Delilah Montoya, Jorge Orozco Gonzalez, Betsabeé Romero, Peter Saul, Fritz Scholder, Rufino Tamayo, Teresita de la Torre, Patricia Valencia, Linda Vallejo, Emmett Walsh, and Max Yavno



The Making of A Universal History of Infamy, Unframed LACMA, by Chi-Young Kim, August 2017, Los Angeles, CA
Art as Resistance: Curating A Show at Charles White Elementary School, Unframed LACMA, Chi-Young Kim, February 2018, Los Angeles, CA
LACMA Brings A Universal History of Infamy to Charles White Elementary, Art and Object, by Samuel Gilstrap, January 2018, North Carolina
“A Universal History of Infamy: Those of This America” upcoming at ​Charles White Elementary School, Blouin Art Info, January 2018, New York
Exploring Resistance, Aesthetica Magazine, by Anna Feintuck, January 2018, York, England
LACMA brings ‘love and inspiration’ to modernized Charles White Elementary art gallery, LAUSD Daily, by Samuel Gilstrap, January 2018, Los Angeles, CA



Video by Peter Rashkin



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