Talk: Panel Discussion: Carlos Almaraz, Gilbert Luján, and Chicano Art

7 pm | Mon, November 27, 2017
Bing Theater

Two icons of 20th-century art, Carlos Almaraz and Gilbert "Magu" Luján, are featured in current Pacific Standard Time: LA/LA exhibitions. This panel discussion, featuring actor, director, writer, comedian, author, musician, and collector Cheech Marin, along with curators and other noted speakers, will focus on the work of the two featured artists, including their participation in the groundbreaking artist collective Los Four. Marin, a passionate champion of Chicano art, will also touch upon the challenges and opportunities of collecting.  

Along with Marin, featured speakers will be Howard Fox, LACMA curator emeritus of modern art and curator of Playing with Fire: Paintings by Carlos Almaraz, currently on view at LACMA through Decmeber 3; Hal Glicksman, curator of Aztlán to Magulandia: The Journey of Chicano Artist Gilbert "Magu" Luján, currently on view at the University Art Gallery, Claire Trevor School of the Arts, UC Irvine, through December 16; author, art critic and lecturer Peter Clothier; and Mardi Luján, widow of Gilbert "Magu" Luján.

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Image: Carlos Almaraz, Crash in Phthalo Green (detail), 1984, Los Angeles County Museum of Art, gift of the 1992 Collectors Committee, © The Carlos Almaraz Estate, photo © Museum Associates/LACMA

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