Friday, June 4, 2010
Linda Vallejo Retrospective at Plaza de la Raza
“Fierce Beauty: The Art of Linda Vallejo, a Forty-Year Retrospective,” is on display at Plaza de la Raza through July. Vallejo is a highly respected figure in Los Angeles art, who also is known internationally. Curator Betty Ann Brown has brought together over 40 of Vallejo’s works ranging from early conceptually-rooted pieces to recent sculptures and paintings exploring “electric realism.”
There are several events planned in conjunction with the exhibit:
June 19, 2 - 4 p.m. Lecture with Dr. Karen Mary Davalos, Chicano/a Studies Loyola Marymount University;
June 26, 2 - 4 p.m. Artist Interview with Donna Granata, Founder, Focus on the Masters, Ventura, California;
July 10, 2 - 4 p.m. Essayist Panel with curator Betty Ann Brown, Suzanne Bellah, Armando Durón, Peter Frank, Anna Meliksetian, William Moreno, Gloria F. Orenstein, and Sybil Venegas;
July 31, 2 - 5 p.m. Fierce Beauty: Closing Party.
A full color 250 page book with over 100 color plates is available for sale.
The Plaza de la Raza Boathouse Gallery is located at 3540 E. Mission Boulevard in Lincoln Heights. www.plazadelaraza.org.