Carolina A. Miranda

Carolina A. Miranda appears in the following:

The Ballad of a Failed State

Friday, November 21, 2014

For decades, Mexican culture has celebrated the exploits of drug traffickers in songs known as narcocorridos. With the drug war become ever more violent, the songs have followed suit.

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The New Stars of Performance Art

Friday, July 11, 2014

Performance art is notoriously difficult to define — maybe that’s why celebrities find it so appealing when they’re trying to improve their artistic cred. Big names like James Franco, Shia LaBeouf, Jay Z, and Lady Gaga have all gotten into the act, and that rubs some struggling performance artists the wrong way.

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Renegade Artists Get Museum Retrospective

Friday, September 23, 2011

On a spring night in 1971, a group of young artists from East Los Angeles spray-painted their names on the front of the Los Angeles County Museum of Art (LACMA).  They managed to slip away without getting caught.  But this was no routine tagging, this was an art action.  At the time there were no Mexican-American artists ...

Slideshow: The Art of Asco

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Graffiti: Art or Vandalism?

Friday, April 29, 2011

At Los Angeles' Museum of Contemporary Art (LA MOCA), a big new survey called Art in the Streets looks at the last forty years of graffiti. Not coincidentally, the LAPD arrested several graffiti artists the same week of the exhibit's opening — some of them, artists with work in the show. Arts writer Carolina Miranda tells Kurt Andersen...

Slideshow: Graffiti Art, Inside and Outside the Museum

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