Pelosi called the artists “something where we find our common ground.” However, clear political divides in the art world are more apparent than ever.
Lucas Justinien Perez
Published writer, gold medal winning calligrapher, and accomplished polyglot, Lucas Justinien Perez’s passion is for words. His linguistic journey began as a child in Mexico, took him through 28 countries (living in Japan for six), and enabled him to study ancient Chinese calligraphy in Taipei — Japanese Nihonga painting in Tokyo — and contemporary art & critical theory in New York City. Lucas has a home in San Diego, California but spends his time working bi-coastally. To find out more about Lucas, please visit lucasperez.org
The Spurious Progressivism of Spanish Colonial Art
Art and Empire attempts to retell the story of Spain’s golden age by highlighting the global exchange of cultures as seen in the empire’s art and its hugely diverse body of subjects.
Techno-Gothic Sculptures of Violence
In his latest exhibition, Belfast-born sculptor Tim Shaw explores the troubles of Northern Ireland, global terrorism, abuses of power, and artificial intelligence.