Getty Gives $5 Million to Plan Next PST, on Latino/Latin American Art

Getty Gives $5 Million to Plan Next PST, on Latino/Latin American Art

"Getty Gives $5 Million to Plan Next PST, on Latino/Latin American Art," by Mike Boehm, Los Angeles Times

Fueled by $5 million in grants from the J. Paul Getty Trust, 42 museums and other arts institutions from San Diego to Santa Barbara have begun tracing the prominent Latino and Latin American strand in Southern California’s cultural DNA, including how Latinos in L.A. and elsewhere in the United States have absorbed, reflected and grappled with the creative legacies of their mother countries.ueled by $5 million in grants from the J. Paul Getty Trust, 42 museums and other arts institutions from San Diego to Santa Barbara have begun tracing the prominent Latino and Latin American strand in Southern California’s cultural DNA, including how Latinos in L.A. and elsewhere in the United States have absorbed, reflected and grappled with the creative legacies of their mother countries.

The fruits of the planning and research that’s now underway will be harvested starting in September 2017, when Pacific Standard Time: Los Angeles/Latin America begins a five-month run at museums, universities and performance spaces around the region.

The focus on Latino and Latin American art and culture is Round 3 in the Pacific Standard Time initiative that the Getty, the world’s richest visual art institution, began laying groundwork for in 2002.

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