Decades of entrenched art-world racism, gender bias, and resistance to overtly political displays in art have delayed a comprehensive treatment of Baca’s career until now.
“The work has become timely, but it has always been important,” said Baca of “The Great Wall of Los Angeles.”
From a voting station for those who can’t vote to a fascinating history of campaign ads in the US, artists in Los Angeles got you covered ahead of November 3.
Dialectics of Entanglement: Do We Exist Together? revisits A.I.R.’s 1980 exhibition Dialectics of Isolation, important for its promotion of women artists of color at a time when the New York art world was painfully exclusive and discriminatory.