Miles discussed John Baldessari’s reclaimed photography piece, ‘Plant With Heart,’ one of eight art pieces in the Kleefeld Contemporary’s GYRE exhibition.
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“Trotsky Dialectics” is one of eight art pieces on display for Kleefeld Contemporary’s exhibition, GYRE. Walsh spoke about the work in an art talk hosted by the museum Tuesday.
The Daily 49er sat down with Mario Yabarra Jr. and Karla Diaz, co-founders of the art collective Slanguage and curators of the University Art Museum’s latest exhibit, ‘Call and Response, When We Say… You Say.” The duo discuss the inspiration behind the exhibition and what they had hoped to achieve.[Read More…]
Waves of people flooded the University Art Museum Sunday for the opening reception of “Call and Response, When We Say…You Say,” an exhibition guest curated by Slanguage co-creators Karla Diaz and Mario Ybarra Jr.
Letter to the Editor: response to the Long Beach State School of Art Concerned Students of Color and Allies
I write this in response to questions directed to me by the [Long Beach State] School of Art Concerned Students of Color and Allies. University Art Museum staff are precluded from comment due to the ongoing appeal process. I want to be clear, I speak only in my capacity as[Read More…]
A Response to the College of the Arts Dean Cyrus Parker-Jeannette, Long Beach State Spokesperson Terri Carbaugh, California State University Employees Union Chapter 315 President Jennifer Moran, and whom else it may concern: Since the firing of the University Art Museum director Kimberli Meyer on Sept. 11, there have been[Read More…]
Twenty vinyl records representing people of color who who were victims of police brutality and gun violence hung from a tree near the retired Prospector Pete statue, in a politically motivated art piece by senior studio art major Ashley Galvan. “#Paused,” Galvan’s statement piece, is not only a condemnation of[Read More…]
Students and faculty were left with more questions than answers after a public forum to address “American MONUMENT,” and the firing of University Art Museum Director Kimberli Meyer provided no new revelations for attendees. Around 40 people attended the session Tuesday which was led by Cyrus Parker-Jeannette, dean of the[Read More…]
For the past 50 years, students have mindlessly passed underneath a certain abstract mural that will finally receive a touch-up next year thanks to a grant from the Long Beach Navy Memorial Heritage Association “Sun Forces” by Rita Letendre, the 22 feet by 21 feet landmark mural between Liberal Arts[Read More…]
Aside from the palm trees and sunny days that make up Long Beach, one of the most important traits of the city is its artistic community. Just take a walk through the city and you’ll see colorful POW! WOW! murals covering buildings, flyers for upcoming plays and galleries scattered throughout.[Read More…]