Portraying farm workers beyond fields, honoring gay liberation: New LA art

At Craft Contemporary on Wilshire Blvd., one new show features 12 LA-based artists who use repetition in various ways. “Many” runs through Sept.11. One of the artists is Narsiso Martinez, who grew up around farm work, and creates portraits of agriculture workers that are drawn onto cardboard boxes. His series is called “Sin Bandanas.” “It’s … Read more

TEQUILA DON JULIO CELEBRATES 80TH ANNIVERSARY BY HONORING 80 MEXICANS SHAPING CONTEMPORARY CULTURE THROUGH THEIR CRAFTS FOR ONE REASON

The Tequila Don Julio 80 list is spotlighting the incredible Mexican community to demonstrate the immeasurable value that Mexico and Mexican individuals are making on modern culture, craft and creativity around the world. The Tequila Don Julio 80 will feature a range of notable figures including, fashion designer Victor Barragán, activist Saskia Niño de Rivera, … Read more