Upcoming exhibitions show art from around the world

February 14, 2018

By Steven Adamo Three upcoming exhibitions at the Vincent Price museum will uncover personal and cultural histories through a variety of artistic mediums. A photography exhibition will feature photo-documentary works by Mexican photographer Mariana Yampolsky. Born in Chicago, 1925, Yampolsky was inspired by Mexican culture and architecture which lead to her becoming a Mexican citizen at the age of 19. Yampolsky was a part of the artist’s print collective in…


Final arts lecture of semester features ceramics

December 6, 2017

By Jorge Vasquez Skilled ceramic artist and professor Joan Takayama-Ogawa was the last to lecture for the fall as part of the visiting artist lecture series held by the Art Department. Takayama-Ogawa’s experience and expertise stems from her family’s involvement in ceramics, that reaches back six generations, as well as her extensive educational background. Most of the inspiration for her ceramic work, whether it be a statement or decorative piece,…


Veterans’ art sheds light on past

November 15, 2017

By Rogelio Alvarez East Los Angeles College student veterans shared their military experience through artwork at the Veterans Art Exhibit opening reception in the Helen Miller Bailey Library foyer on Monday. Upon entering the library, the exhibit displays photographs taken by student veterans, with flags from the United States Armed Forces hanging from the balcony of the second floor. In the enclosed cabinet display are ceramic pieces, military uniforms, badges, a…


Art circulates at VPAM

October 11, 2017

By Steven Adamo Art from all over the world, using a variety of media, are on display and for sale at the Vincent Price Art Museum store. The VPAM store is split into two sections with one curated by an art space in Inglewood called Mandujano/Cell and the other in Los Angeles called Seite Books. Mandujano/Cell is headed by artists Hazel Mandujano and Juan Capistran. “They make some of the…


Laura Aguilar shows and tells all at VPAM

By Gustavo Buenrostro The culminations of three decades of work, “Laura Aguilar: Show and Tell” is now on display at the Vincent Price Art Museum. More than 130 of Aguilar’s work spans two floors of photographs and videos, curated by Sybil Venegas. Aguilar grew up in San Gabriel Valley and studied photography at East Los Angeles College in the 1980s, even taking photos for Campus News. Her work mainly focuses on…

September 20, 2017

Bill Nye delivers fun science

May 3, 2017

By Francisco Portillo Bill Nye’s new show, “Bill Nye Saves the World,” is an entertaining and enlightening look at how science can be used to save the world. Fans of Nye will love the new show because of how much it emulates the feel of his previous show, “Bill Nye the Science Guy,” which stopped being produced in 1998. It has a new talk show format. In its scheduled 30…


Latino youth culture celebrated through art, style and music

October 20, 2016

By Ivan Cazares  More than 70 years of Los Angeles youth culture in the form of candid art, music and photography is on display at the Vincent Price Art Museum until February 25. Tastemakers and Earthshakers: Notes From Los Angeles Youth Culture opened to the public Saturday. The exhibit cites Latino  youth experiences post-World War 2 to present time and display a correlation between Los Angeles youth culture, important social…


‘Luke Cage’ adds diversity to Marvel

October 5, 2016

By Francisco Portillo  Marvel delivers its best Netflix original series yet, as “Luke Cage” adds some much needed diversity to the growing Marvel Cinematic Universe. Like “Daredevil” and “Jessica Jones,” “Luke Cage” focuses on the darker and grittier cornerstones of the Marvel universe. This series marks the first time in the Cinematic Universe that a minority has served as the main character in his own outing, beating out “Black Panther,”…


VPAM opens annual exhibit

September 21, 2016

By Gustavo Buenrostro  The annual exhibit, “New Voices” is showcasing students’ artwork to the public on the ground floor of the Vincent Price Art Museum. Admission is free for students and the general public. The student exhibition is an annual fall exhibit with the  art submitted during the previous academic year. Some works of art tell the viewer about  human nature, greed and violence. One of the pieces of art…


Actor, art collector helped bring art culture to ELAC campus

May 16, 2014

By Margarita Cancino The Vince Price Art Museum may sound like just another building on the East Los Angeles College campus, when in fact its name has much history to it. Vince Price is not only a man who donated art and founded an art gallery, later turned into a museum, named after him at ELAC, he was a famous actor and a well known art collector. Price discovered his…