The Smithsonian Undergraduate Internship Program at East Los Angeles College & the Vincent Price Art Museum

By Pilar Tompkins Rivas and Joseph Daniel Valencia The Vincent Price Art Museum (VPAM) is pleased to announce The Smithsonian Undergraduate Internship Program, a joint collaboration with VPAM, East Los Angeles College (ELAC), the Smithsonian Office of Fellowships and Internships (OFI), and the Smithsonian Latino Center (SLC). The internship launches this winter and is sited… Read More The Smithsonian Undergraduate Internship Program at East Los Angeles College & the Vincent Price Art Museum

Marton Robinson: Rectifying History Through The Assertion of Black Labor

by Javier Arellano Vences   In the exhibition A Decolonial Atlas: Strategies in Contemporary Art of the Americas we encounter artists taking on the rigorous task of deconstructing social and cultural structures which have hindered communities across the American hemisphere. Marton Robinson’s Money Talk (2012-2015), addresses extractivist economies and the critical participation of black labor… Read More Marton Robinson: Rectifying History Through The Assertion of Black Labor

Notícias de America: Paulo Nazareth’s Art and Intersections within the African Diaspora of the Americas

by Pilar Tompkins Rivas Paulo Nazareth’s work is part of A Decolonial Atlas: Strategies in Contemporary Art of the Americas on view at the Vincent Price Art Museum April 22 – July 22, 2017. Paulo Nazareth, Untitled work from Noticias de America series, 2012, photograph A close read of Brazilian artist Paulo Nazareth’s (b. 1977,… Read More Notícias de America: Paulo Nazareth’s Art and Intersections within the African Diaspora of the Americas

Beatriz Cortez: Nomad World

Interview by Vilma M. Ronzon, ELAC History student and museum staff. Dr. Beatriz Cortez, a Salvadoran artist and educator at California State University, Northridge (CSUN), presents an interactive experience in her exhibition Nomad World, on view at the Vincent Price Art Museum until January 28, 2017. Interactive sculptures, such as a pinball machine and a jukebox, bring together two… Read More Beatriz Cortez: Nomad World

Scenemakers and Bridgemakers: Sonic Conversations Among Youth Cultures Across the Americas and Beyond

Youth Culture in Los Angeles is an expansive topic, and as such, we invited a number of experts to collaborate and contribute to the development of Tastemakers & Earthshakers: Notes from Los Angeles Youth Culture, 1943 – 2016. In advance of our forthcoming roundtable discussion organized by exhibition contributor Jorge N. Leal, Scenemakers and Bridgemakers:… Read More Scenemakers and Bridgemakers: Sonic Conversations Among Youth Cultures Across the Americas and Beyond