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Carolina A. Miranda

Carolina A. Miranda is freelance magazine writer and radio reporter who has produced stories on culture and travel for Time, ARTnews, Art in America, Fast Company, NPR's All Things Considered and PRI's Studio 360. She has also served as a contributing art critic and reporter for New York Public Radio, appearing regularly on affiliate stations WNYC and WQXR. Over the course of her career, she has reported on the burgeoning industry of skatepark design, architectural pedagogy in Southern California, the presence of street art in museums and the growing intersection between video games and fine art. She blogs about art and culture at C-Monster.net and was named one of nine people to follow on Twitter by the New York Times.

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Galleries Are Man's World and Micol Hebron Is Keeping Score

Almost 70 percent of artists represented by commercial galleries in New York and L.A. are men. Micol Hebron illustrates this imbalanced male-to-female ratio in the collaborative art project, Gallery Tally.
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Papillion: A New Contemporary Gallery in Leimert Park

The opening of the Papillion gallery marks the return of a contemporary art space to Leimert Park, long a center of African-American culture in Los Angeles.
A detail of Crosthwaite's wall-sized drawing. | Photo: Carolina A. Miranda
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Tijuana Art Comes to Los Angeles

The exhibition "Tijuana Makes Me Happy" at the Mexican Consulate in L.A. paints a nuanced picture of the border city with multiple identities.
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Leading the Blind: A Marching Band Helps an Artist Navigate Santa Ana

For his upcoming performance, Artist Carmen Papalia, who is legally blind, will spend nearly an hour navigating the streets of downtown Santa Ana by the sounds of a marching band alone.
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Best Kept Secret: Richard Jackson Survey at OCMA

Richard Jackson has produced work that pushes the boundaries of painting since the 1960s.
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Beneath the Skin: The Paintings of Justin Bower

Orange County painter Justin Bower's oversized faces are steeped in a future dystopia where humans appear to be being subsumed by technology.
The Pageant rendition of 'Music in the Tuileries,' from an Edouard Manet canvas from 1862.
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What the Pageant of the Masters Reveals About Orange County

In south Orange County, there are few traditions as long running (and spectacularly surreal) as the Pageant of the Masters, a two-month-long display where actors pose as well-known works of art.
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