Pacific Standard Time LA/LA

Pacific Standard Time: LA/LA counts down to September 15, 2017 opening

More than 70 Southern California Cultural Institutions will Offer Thematically Linked Exhibitions and Programs in a Four-Month-Long.

By Julia P. Herzberg

Pacific Standard Time: LA/LA counts down to September 15, 2017 opening

Pacific Standard Time LA/LA prepares to open in September 15, 2017

The following Press Announcement continues my first posting regarding this extraordinary exhibition Pacific Standard Time: LA/LA. We will look at Performance Art, Education programs, Support for Pacific Standard Time: LA/LA, and the list of the participating institutions. 

By Julia P. Herzberg

Pacific Standard Time LA/LA prepares to open in September 15, 2017

PST: LA/LA presents Circles and Circuits: Chinese Caribbean Art

Circles and Circuits: Chinese Caribbean Art, an unprecedented series of shows presenting rarely exhibited artworks,  is part of the Getty’s Pacific Standard Time initiative, a far-reaching and ambitious exploration of Latin American and Latino art in dialogue with Los Angeles. 

By Julia P. Herzberg

PST: LA/LA presents Circles and Circuits: Chinese Caribbean Art

PST: LA/LA presents The U.S-Mexico Border: Place, imagination and possibility

With this fourth posting, I continue to inform our online readers of the unprecedented exhibition Pacific Standard Time: LALA/ that offers thematically linked exhibitions and programs in a four-month-long, region-wide exploration of Latin American and Latino Art in dialogue with Los Angeles. Have a look at the below summary of The U.S.-Mexico Border: Place, Imagination, and Possibility. Since September 10, 2017 – January 7, 2018 at the Craft & Folk Art Museum (CAFAM) and stayed tuned.   

By Julia P. Herzberg

PST: LA/LA presents The U.S-Mexico Border: Place, imagination and possibility

Making Art Concrete: Works from Argentina and Brazil in the Colección Patricia Phelps de Cisneros

With this fifth posting, I continue to inform our online readers of the extraordinary exhibition Pacific Standard Time: LA/LA that offers thematically linked exhibitions and programs in a four-month-long, region-wide exploration of Latin American and Latino Art in dialogue with Los Angeles. Have a look at the below summary of Making Art Concrete: Works from Argentina and Brazil in the Colección Patricia Phelps de Cisneros at the J. Paul Getty Museum.

By Julia P. Herzberg

Making Art Concrete: Works from Argentina and Brazil in the Colección Patricia Phelps de Cisneros

 The Hammer Museum presents Radical Women: Latin American Art, 1960-1985

With this sixth posting, I continue to inform our online readers of the unprecedented exhibition Pacific Standard Time: LALA/ that offers thematically linked exhibitions and programs in a four-month-long, region-wide exploration of Latin American and Latino Art in dialogue with Los Angeles. The below is a summary of The Hammer Museum Radical Women: Latin American Art, 1960-1985, followed by a curatorial statement by Cecilia Fajardo-Hill on the exhibition. Over 260 works by more than 100 artists from 15 countries will be on View September 15–December 31, 2017

The Hammer Museum presents Radical Women: Latin American Art, 1960-1985

MOLAA presents Relational Undercurrents: Contemporary Art of the Caribbean Archipelago

With this seventh posting, I continue to inform our online readers of the unprecedented exhibition Pacific Standard Time: LALA/ that offers thematically linked exhibitions and programs during a four-month-long, region-wide exploration of Latin American and Latino Art in dialogue with Los Angeles.

By Julia P. Herzberg

MOLAA presents Relational Undercurrents: Contemporary Art of the Caribbean Archipelago

PST: LA/LA presents Martin Ramirez: his life in pictures, another interpretation

With this eighth posting, I continue to inform our online readers of the unprecedented exhibition Pacific Standard Time: LA/LA. More than 75 Southern California Cultural Institutions will offer thematically linked exhibitions and programs in a four-month-long, region-wide exploration of Latin American and Latino Art in dialogue with Los Angeles. Have a look at the below summary of Martín Ramírez: his Life in Pictures, Another Interpretation at the ICA LA on view from September 9 to December 31, 2017.

By Julia P. Herzberg

PST: LA/LA presents Martin Ramirez: his life in pictures, another interpretation

J. Paul Getty Museum presents Photography in Argentina, 1850-2010: Contradiction and Continuity

With this ninth posting, I continue to inform our online readers Pacific Standard Time: LA/LA. Below is the announcement of Photography in Argentina, 1850-2010: Contradiction and Continuity, at the J. Paul Getty Museum. Our next posting we be on the J. Paul Getty Museum exhibition, Golden Kingdoms: Luxury and Legacy in the Ancient Americas.

By Julia P. Herzberg

J. Paul Getty Museum presents Photography in Argentina, 1850-2010: Contradiction and Continuity

Golden Kingdoms: Luxury and Legacy in the Ancient Americas

Golden Kingdoms: Luxury Arts in the Ancient Americas is my tenth posting. The exhibition is one of three that includes Colección Patricia Phelps de Cisneros (5th posting) and Photography in Argentina: Contradiction and Continuity (9th posting). The three exhibitions are organized by the Getty, which is publishing three catalogues covering a diverse body of Latin American material culture and artwork by artists working in concrete or neo-concrete languages in postwar art in Argentina and Brazil to contemporary photographers capturing life today to luxury arts of the ancient Americas. The Getty is presenting work that deepens the fields of art history, conservation, and Latin American history. 

By Julia P. Herzberg

Golden Kingdoms: Luxury and Legacy in the Ancient Americas

PST LA/LA presents Axé Bahia: The Power of Art in an Afro-Brazilian Metropolis.

With this eleventh posting, I continue to inform our online readers of the unprecedented exhibition Pacific Standard Time: LALA that offers thematically linked exhibitions and programs in a four-month-long, region-wide exploration of Latin American and Latino Art in dialogue with Los Angeles. The below is the press release from the Fowler Museum at UCLA, Axé Bahia: The Power of Art in an Afro-Brazilian Metropolis. 

By Julia P. Herzberg

PST LA/LA presents Axé Bahia: The Power of Art in an Afro-Brazilian Metropolis.

Home—So Different, So Appealing: Art from the Americas since 1957

This twelfth posting will continue to inform our online readers of the unprecedented exhibition Pacific Standard Time: LA/LA that offers thematically linked exhibitions and programs in a four-month-long, region-wide exploration of Latin American and Latino Art in dialogue with Los Angeles. Following its presentation at Los Angeles County Museum of Art (LACMA), the exhibition will travel to the Museum of Fine Arts, Houston (November 2017–February 2018). This exhibition was organized by the UCLA Chicano Studies Research Center; the Los Angeles County Museum of Art; and the Museum of Fine Arts, Houston. The following is from the museum’s press release.

By Julia P. Herzberg

Home—So Different, So Appealing: Art from the Americas since 1957

The Autry Museum  presents La Raza

This 13th posting presents the exhibition La Raza at the Autry Museum of the American West in Griffith Park, featuring the photographic archive of La Raza, the Los Angeles newspaper central to the Chicano Rights Movement in the 1960s and 1970s. W. Richard West, Jr., President and CEO of the Autry announced: “It is especially momentous to present this photographic archive—one that continues to resonate today—as part of Pacific Standard Time: LA/LA, further underscoring the influence of the Chicano Movement and its artists on the cultural and societal fabric of the American West.”

By Julia P. Herzberg

The Autry Museum presents La Raza

Los Angeles County Museum of Art (LACMA) presents Playing with Fire: Paintings by Carlos Almaraz

With this 14th posting, Playing with Fire: Paintings by Carlos Almaraz, is part of Pacific Standard Time: LA/LA, a far-reaching and ambitious exploration of Latin American and Latino art in dialogue with Los Angeles, taking place from September 2017 through January 2018 at more than 70 cultural institutions across Southern California. Pacific Standard Time is an initiative of the Getty. The presenting sponsor is Bank of America. 

By Julia P. Herzberg, Ph.D.

Los Angeles County Museum of Art (LACMA) presents Playing with Fire: Paintings by Carlos Almaraz

Liliana Porter, Untitled (Self-portrait with a Square), 1973, in the window of / en la ventana de of the Hammer Museum.

From this post, the fifteenth, I will publish a series of images in the form of photo essays that impressed me during my visits to museums during the inaugural week September 11-17

By Julia P. herzberg

Pacific Standard Time: LA/LA: photo essay #1

14.	Michael Linares, Museo del palo (Museum of the Stick), 2013–17, and Una historia aleatoria del palo (An Aleatory History of the Stick), 2014. (LACMA, Home—So Different, So Appealing)

For this sixteenth post, I will present a series of images in the form of a photo essay that impressed me during my visits to museums during the inaugural week September 11–17.

By Julia P. herzberg

Pacific Standard Time LA/LA: photo essay #02

Stefan Benchoam and Jessica Kairé, NuMu (Nuevo Museo de Arte Contemporáneo), 2012. (LACMA (Los Angeles County Museum of Art, History of Infamy*)

For this seventeenth post—the final one of three Photo Essays—I will present a series of images in the form of a photo essay that impressed me during my visits to museums during the inaugural week September 11–17.

By Julia P. Herzberg

Pacific Standard Time LA/LA: photo essay #03