Carolina Miranda

staff writer covering arts and culture, LA Times

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Carolina Miranda is a staff writer for the Los Angeles Times. A former art critic for public radio station WNYC in New York, Miranda's work has also appeared on NPR, Public Radio International and Time magazine.

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John Baldessari died in his Venice home last Thursday. He was 88 -- and a major figure in conceptual art. His work has been seen in hundreds of solo exhibitions worldwide.

Remembering conceptual artist John Baldessari

John Baldessari died in his Venice home last Thursday. He was 88 -- and a major figure in conceptual art. His work has been seen in hundreds of solo exhibitions worldwide.

from Press Play with Madeleine Brand

This year, multiple LA museums rallied for a union. Art patrons wanted to hold their institutions accountable, particularly with donations.

LA’s big art and cultural moments of 2019

This year, multiple LA museums rallied for a union. Art patrons wanted to hold their institutions accountable, particularly with donations.

from Press Play with Madeleine Brand

Dozens of fired museum employees and their supporters rallied last Friday outside the Marciano Art Foundation, the now-closed arts institution in a former Scottish Rite Masonic Temple…

Marciano Art Foundation and the value of ‘art labor’

Dozens of fired museum employees and their supporters rallied last Friday outside the Marciano Art Foundation, the now-closed arts institution in a former Scottish Rite Masonic Temple…

from Design and Architecture

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In a closely-watched trial, Weinstein has won himself no favors with the judge after bringing in two cellphones and texting during court proceedings.

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Legends of an underground people on a small Baltic island.

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Jonathan Blum wrote characters with open destinies, in stories with open endings, for his new book of short stories,  The Usual Uncertainties.

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Angelenos can reduce their carbon footprints by composting, but finding a place to do that is tough.

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With the jury set, the Harvey Weinstein trial is underway in New York, and the first few days have provided some dramatic and emotional testimony, especially from actress and alleged…

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Two generations of African-American talent — Michael B.

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The night is a perfect canvas for the ancient magic of Peruvian shamanism.  In the darkness, your mind opens, allowing spirits to find a place to land.

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