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Cristina Barroso

"Cartographia: Artifacts of a Creative Journey," Torrance Art Museum

James Scarborough | Posted 08.10.2014 | Arts
James Scarborough

This exhibition proposes that artists are mapmakers, their works, maps, and their audience, orienteers. It also suggests a correlation between its content and form. If maps and mapping strategies are the content, then a virtual exhibition is its form.

Marking Time: Cristina Barroso and Her Books of Hours

James Scarborough | Posted 11.10.2013 | Arts
James Scarborough

Monasteries sanctify space and time with ritual and prayer. Cristina Barroso sanctifies them with the painterly tagging of maps, calendars, and other abstractions of space and time.

The Ten Best Love Poems Ever Written In Honor Of Valentine's Day 2011

James Scarborough | Posted 05.25.2011 | Arts
James Scarborough

Mindful of Paul Valery's painfully true contention that "Love is being stupid together," how about ten poems and ten paintings that celebrate the art of being stupid together? Come on, just this once.