LACMA Charles White Gallery PST LA/LA 2017—2018

A Universal History of Infamy: Those of This America
Los Angeles County Museum of Art, Charles White Satellite Gallery
part of The Getty Foundation’s “Pacific Standard Time LA/LA”
Exhibition Dates: 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 include 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, Chi-Young Kim, August 2017
Art as Resistance: Curating A Show at Charles White Elementary School, Chi-Young Kim, February 2018

Video by Peter Rashkin

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