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PAST POSTER PERFECTION

The messaging of WPA posters from the 1930s and 1940s serves as timely inspiration and a reminder of the resilience of the American spirit. As Orange County and the country face the medical, social, and economic challenges of the COVID-19 pandemic, life is uncertain. After four months, we are eager for things to return to normal, or whatever our new normal becomes. In times like these, history can provide insight—inspiration, even—as we face the future.  […]

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Art and the Other

OCMA’s next season will explore how identity and cultural legacy can impact how we see the world By Jennifer Condas Have you ever wondered what it would be like to view the world through the eyes of another? And that this new way of seeing may provide an entirely different way of assessing the spaces we live in? Well, wonder no more, because one of OCMA Expand’s exciting new exhibitions in Season 4 will invite […]

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EXHIBITIONS OF EQUALITY (1 of 2)

Global museums great and small are featuring female artists in major 2020 exhibitions. Here are a dozen or so of the most intriguing shows. The international art world has long suffered from a serious case of gender inequality. In the last decade, only 14 percent of exhibitions at 26 major American museums were of work by women, according to studies by ArtNet.com. Museums are not buying work by women, either. Of the 260,470 works added […]

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EXHIBITIONS OF EQUALITY (2 of 2)

Global museums great and small are featuring female artists in major 2020 exhibitions. Here are a dozen or so of the most intriguing shows. The international art world has long suffered from a serious case of gender inequality. In the last decade, only 14 percent of exhibitions at 26 major American museums were of work by women, according to studies by ArtNet.com. Museums are not buying work by women, either. Of the 260,470 works added […]