LACMA introduces Chinese ceramics

By Gustavo Buenrostro The technique, the symbolism and the trade of Chinese ceramics was talked about at the Vincent Price Museum’s lecture hall, Thursday night. “The World of Chinese ceramics: An Introduction” lecture was hosted by Los Angeles County Museum of Art curator Stephen Little, who is the department head of Chinese and Korean art. He said that there are three aspects that he looks for when looking at ceramics….

March 15, 2017

Juried Prize Award winner finds connection with photography

By Anaya Arroyo Recent winner of the Vincent Price Museum’s Juried Prize Award, Eric E. Franco Aguilar, said all of his work continues to take inspiration from his own life. “A majority of my work is somehow connected to things that I’ve experienced. While exploring my own story, I tend to discover that of others’ and share their stories too,” said Aguilar. Aguilar, 23, became truly passionate about photography when…

October 16, 2014

Life in space inspires discussion at Vincent Price Art Museum

By Erik Machuca For those skeptical of alien life, Dr. Seth Shostak shared his life’s passion of searching for extraterrestrial intelligence at the Vincent Price Art Museum last Thursday. Shostak, senior astronomer at the Search for Extraterrestrial Intelligence (SETI) Institute in Mountain View, California, advocated that we will soon know of life beyond Earth. “The bottom line is, because of the increase in speed and the vast amount of habitable…

March 26, 2013

Almaraz exhibit comes to a close

By Jesus Figueroa   After three months and six successful events, the “Carlos Almaraz: A Life Recalled” exhibit will be on display for the last time this Saturday. On display are not only well known paintings of Carlos Almaraz, the late Los Angeles artist, whose work was popular during the Chicano art scene that developed during the 1970s, but some that had never before been seen. The exhibit has brought…

December 5, 2012