State of the Art: LA

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State of The Art is Remezcla’s weekly guide to Latin art openings in your city each week. Mingle with art admirers, collectors and casual passersby to check out these new works. And don’t forget to grab a free glass of wine…or three.
“Perspectives” – Robert and Frances Fullerton Museum of Art

Five is always better that one. Five solo shows come together for quite a show at Cal State San Bernadino. Luis G. Hernandez, David Rosales, Kathy Sosa, Gregg Stone and Linda Vallejo all create artworks that center around the idea of perspectives. The artists’ mediums and background vary and they take tackle everything from Mexican-American identity to the metropolis of Los Angeles. Sneak peeks of the show include David Rosales’ trippy and thought-provoking portrait of a figure with blue hair and a leopard-pattern face. Head to the opening reception September 29 from 5 – 7 p.m.

5500 University Parkway
San Bernadino, CA 92407
(909) 537 – 7373

L.A. Skin & Ink: Tattooing in Los Angeles from 1960 to 1980s – Craft and Folk Art Museum

If you have a tattoo you probably will never forget the first sensation of that needle hitting your skin. Even if you don’t have a tattoo but think the artform is pretty badass, head to “L.A. Skin & Ink” to check out the evolution of the tattoo movement. The show takes into consideration all the ethnic influences on the tattoo image like Chicano and Mayan imagery. Among the artists featured is well-known Mexican-American tattoo and graffiti artist Mr. Cartoon, photographer and director Estevan Oriol and more. The opening reception takes place September 29 from 6 to 9 pm and if you roll up your sleeve or expose your back to show off your tat, you get in for free. They won’t tell your mama.

5814 Wilshire Blvd.
Los Angeles, CA 90036
(323) 937 – 4230