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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Last week LACMA director Michael Govan and his supporters went before an LA city council committee to ask for the air rights over a portion of Wilshire Boulevard to be vacated.

Shortlisted! The role of localism in design commissions

Last week LACMA director Michael Govan and his supporters went before an LA city council committee to ask for the air rights over a portion of Wilshire Boulevard to be vacated.

from Design and Architecture

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

The Marciano Art Foundation has laid off nearly six dozen employees and shut down. It was open for less than three years.

Marciano Art Foundation shuts down after employees say they want to unionize

The Marciano Art Foundation has laid off nearly six dozen employees and shut down. It was open for less than three years.

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