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Dark Progressivism

The L.A. Art Show, Dark Progressivism: Metropolis Rising

Rodrigo Ribera D'Ebre | Posted 03.22.2015 | Arts
Rodrigo Ribera D'Ebre

Today we are experiencing a cultural revolution and although in prior rushes we had an influx of migrants that contributed to its development, this one is internal and champions the native as the major benefactor.

Devils' Town Art Exhibition Opening This Weekend

Rodrigo Ribera D'Ebre | Posted 10.01.2014 | Los Angeles
Rodrigo Ribera D'Ebre

Since the war of conquest when California was annexed into the United States and the village or pueblo of Los Angeles began its transformation into a city, it began its developmental process through an extreme scattered detachment of people.

Gothic Summer

Rodrigo Ribera D'Ebre | Posted 09.20.2014 | Latino Voices
Rodrigo Ribera D'Ebre

The new video for "Gothic Summer," takes you on a noir journey to the cemetery gates as you enter in a vintage Ford or Chevrolet pick-up as it slams onto the concrete of the underground.

El Segundo Museum of Art: Scratch Exhibition

Rodrigo Ribera D'Ebre | Posted 08.05.2014 | Los Angeles
Rodrigo Ribera D'Ebre

Many years ago, art collector, Ed Sweeney, began taking notice of a young man, Juan Carlos Munoz Hernandez, a sculptor and graffiti artist.

Los Angeles Latino-Influenced Art Is the Focus of a Documentary and Museum Show

Lisa Derrick | Posted 07.01.2014 | Latino Voices
Lisa Derrick

Los Angeles: A city of glaring contrasts and contradictions -- multi-million dollar homes and abject poverty. It has libertine lifestyles and harsh, s...

Violating Expectations: Gajin Fujita

Rodrigo Ribera D'Ebre | Posted 07.02.2014 | Los Angeles
Rodrigo Ribera D'Ebre

On radiant days like today, Mayday, with the rising sun in the background escorted by the cordial climate, Gajin Fujita is at his best.

The Devil's Dictionary

Rodrigo Ribera D'Ebre | Posted 06.17.2014 | Arts
Rodrigo Ribera D'Ebre

The name Joe Reza "Prime" should be a household name, one that everyone should recognize.

Letters to Live By

Rodrigo Ribera D'Ebre | Posted 06.16.2014 | Arts
Rodrigo Ribera D'Ebre

If you ever run into Big Sleeps on the mean streets of Los Angeles, you might be somewhat intimidated. He specializes in regional cholo lettering, a Los Angeles nativist tradition with its roots in gang culture dating back to the 1940s.

The Getty Black Book

Rodrigo Ribera D'Ebre | Posted 06.05.2014 | Arts
Rodrigo Ribera D'Ebre

Several graffiti writers were approached and given an opportunity to go to the Getty Research Institute and examine the rare manuscripts, and to grant them the opportunity to be a part of the entire process, from birth to execution.

The Writing on the Wall

Rodrigo Ribera D'Ebre | Posted 02.05.2014 | Arts
Rodrigo Ribera D'Ebre

The writing on the walls in Los Angeles was the same in Santiago; the trajectory of suppression, pain, and suffering, existed everywhere and nobody had been spared the shame.