Carolina A. Miranda is a Los Angeles Times columnist covering art, architecture and urban design, along with various other facets of culture in Los Angeles. Her work often looks at how the arts intersect with politics, gender and race — from the ways in which designers are rethinking the nature of monuments to the ways in which art intersects with development and gentrification. She is a regular contributor to KCRW’s “Press Play” and was a winner of the 2017 Rabkin Prize in Visual Arts Journalism.
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A 6th Street Bridge Design Diary undermines the hype about chaos, revealing its many uses in a complex urban space. And yes, the bike lanes need work.
Robbie Conal, known for his citywide postering campaigns featuring garish depictions of the powerful, is back — with the Supreme Court in his sights.
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Machado Silvetti has given this unmistakable structure — a Modernist medieval castle — a smart renovation and expansion
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Labatut’s book examines the forces — sublime and deadly — unleashed by science. Plus, art and female autonomy in our weekly arts newsletter.
The artist’s work spotlights the land her ancestors inhabited and reframes what it means to be American in the museum galleries of the Huntington.
Chances are you’ve set foot in a building by Michael Maltzan Architecture. Get ready to walk, ride and drive the firm’s most visible project yet.
Key Chicano works find a permanent home in the I.E. Plus, the end of the opera season and dance inspired by the in-between, in our weekly arts newsletter.