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Exhibition Debut 5/20: Taking Museums to the Streets: Using Fine Art for Protest

Fine art and protest posters often share a common tradition: image appropriation—the use of one artist’s image in another artist’s work. The more revered or well-known the art, the more likely it is to be copied, parodied, defaced, appropriated, or altered into a protest poster.

The posters in Taking Museums to the Streets: using Fine Art for Protest transform earlier masterpieces into statements about contemporary social issues. Whether supporting rights for women, the disabled, or immigrants, protecting the environment, or opposing war, censorship, homophobia, sexism, or racism, these familiar but altered images attract attention.

May 20 - July 9, 2023

Mercado la Paloma

3655 S Grande Ave

Los Angeles, CA 90007

Open daily: 9 am - 8 pm

Printmaking Workshop Led by Ernesto Vazquez

Saturday June 3 \ 2 - 4 pm