Laura Aguilar at the Vincent Price museum: Turning a lens toward Latinas,...

Laura Aguilar at the Vincent Price museum: Turning a lens toward Latinas, lesbians and the large-bodied

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In a photographic self-portrait from 1993, Laura Aguilar stands in front of an unidentified gallery, holding a cardboard sign that reads: “Artist — Will Work For Axcess.” Aguilar had been making photographs for more than a decade by then, and she has mapped the rough terrain of her inner world and cataloged the faces of under-acknowledged communities.

Pictures filling two floors of the Vincent Price Art Museum attest to her persistence, to the unvarnished honesty of her inquiry — and to the institutional access she has earned.

The retrospective “Laura Aguilar: Show and Tell” is one of the revelations brought forth by Pacific Standard Time: LA/LA. The exhibition — her first full…



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