Art News: Getty Museum Acquires Work By Laura Aguillar

By David Schonauer   Thursday October 10, 2019

Laura Aguilar’s career retrospective had a star turn in the Getty Foundation’s exhibition Pacific Standard Time: LA/LA in 2017. Now, reports Art News, the J. Paul Getty Museum in Los Angeles has acquired 35 prints by the pioneering Chicana photographer, who died last year at age 59. Throughout her three decades of working, Aguilar turned her lens on the numerous landscapes and communities—female, queer, Latinx, working-class, fat, those with learning disabilities—that she was a part of in L.A.’s San Gabriel Valley, where she was born.

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