A Universal History of Infamy: Those of This America
LACMA Charles White Gallery
as part of LACMA PST 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