Rare Chance to Visit Caravaggio in L.A. at Getty

Rare Chance to Visit Caravaggio in L.A. at Getty

Italian painter Michelangelo Merisi da Caravaggio (commonly known as Caravaggio) revolutionized art with his highly influential style. His best efforts are a must-see on a trip to Rome. Now, three celebrated Caravaggio works that have never left Italy are on display at the J. Paul Getty Museum in Los Angeles, offering area residents and visitors […]

California African American Museum Exhibits Illustrate Diverse Influences

California African American Museum Exhibits Illustrate Diverse Influences

The California African American Museum (CAAM) officially focuses on the cultural heritage and history of African Americans, particularly in the western United States, but the exhibits currently on display are more expansive, The three main exhibits at CAAM, which is in L.A., illustrate the diverse backgrounds and influences of black (or partly black) artists. While […]

Latino Art Invasion Hits Southern California in Pacific Standard Time

Latino Art Invasion Hits Southern California in Pacific Standard Time

People often envision Latin American art as Aztec gold pieces, Mayan design elements, or painters Diego Rivera and Freda Kahlo. But using those images to represent all art from south of the U.S. border is tantamount to mentally defining European art as gilded church altarpieces, Minoan ceramics, Claude Monet’s airy images or Pablo Picasso’s cubism. […]

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