Laura Aguilar: 1959-2018

By Frank Portillo Photographer and alumna Laura Aguilar died at 58 in a Long Beach nursing home last Tuesday. Pilar Tompkins Rivas, director of the Vincent Price Art Museum, said that she was an incredible and important artist who had a brave soul. “She has really forged a path that is, in my mind, so critical for many of the conversations that are taking place today. Especially within the intersections…

May 2, 2018

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