Carolina A. Miranda, Los Angeles Times

Carolina A. Miranda

Los Angeles Times

Los Angeles, CA, United States

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Recent articles by Carolina:

Artist Alison Saar on why she gives power to the Black female body

In a two-part show, the L.A. artist empowers a stereotyped figure from American literature and conjures magic and cleansing. → Read More

One thing the Academy Museum is missing: Los Angeles

To a large degree, Los Angeles is mostly absent from the exhibitions at the new Academy Museum. → Read More

Orgies, murder, architecture: Kim Schoenstadt on Eileen Gray

A naked starchitect vandal, orgies and murder in Gray's E-1027 French Riviera house, which tells a resonant story about how the work of women is remembered. → Read More

Architecture review: New Academy Museum is Renzo's Revenge

Renzo Piano never implemented his full LACMA plan. His Academy Museum gave him another shot at remaking a corner of L.A. Our review. → Read More

The essential L.A. Times guide to the new Academy Museum

Everything you wanted to know about L.A.'s new movie museum. Plus, the magic of Pipilotti Rist at MOCA and a work of public art meets the wrecking ball, in our weekly arts newsletter → Read More

Pipilotti Rist, who inspired Beyoncé, on her new MOCA show

The Swiss artist's sensuous videos inspired Beyoncé's window smashing. Now Rist's work is remaking the Frank Gehry-designed Geffen Contemporary at MOCA. → Read More

Designing resilient cities for the era of climate change

Fires, hurricanes and floods. Cities need a redesign. Plus: MOCA's paranoid press strategies and Afghan art in the U.S., in our weekly arts newsletter → Read More

After the withdrawal, U.S. museums need to tell a richer story about Afghanistan

The U.S. public ignored the war and our cultural institutions have often ignored the art. But it's not too late for museums to elevate the ideas of Afghan artists → Read More

The clock is ticking for Afghanistan's artists

Afghan artists struggle to get out. Plus, Luis Alfaro's vision for the Center Theatre Group and Gustavo Dudamel rocks the Bowl, in our weekly arts newsletter → Read More

Why Western culture institutions must support Afghan artists

Afghanistan's rich cultural legacies are under siege. It's time for Western arts organizations to step up to support them. → Read More

Beyond Wakanda: Artist April Bey's Black planet Atlantica

Artist April Bey's sumptuous solo show "Atlantica, The Gilda Region" at CAAM imagines a world in which “all Black people are loved and accepted.” → Read More

Raul Guerrero skewers American history in wry solo art show

Classic films, old bars and 19th century Romantic paintings are all fodder for Guerrero. Plus, Sanford Biggers at CAAM and Frank Gehry's latest in our weekly arts newsletter. → Read More

Bank to Burger King to Frank Gehry-designed concert hall

Smart adaptive reuse reimagines an old bank as a musical performance site for Gustavo Dudamel's YOLA, in the process preserving a piece of Inglewood. → Read More

The Virginia Museum of Fine Art's 'Dirty South' revels in Black Southern culture

Potent intersections of music, art and architecture in the Black South. Plus: chamber music at the Ford and more cuts at SFMOMA in our weekly arts newsletter → Read More

New cuts show that SFMOMA seems hellbent on being boring and corporate

In cutting its film program and online magazine, Open Space, the museum continues on the path of blue chip — at the expense of everything else. → Read More

The border is viewed as U.S. vs Mexico, but it's an Indigenous place too

Shows in Phoenix and Santa Fe take on the border. Plus, Alison Saar's must-see survey and pieces of old LACMA find new life, in our weekly arts newsletter. → Read More

Q&A: Artist Cayetano Ferrer will repurpose pieces of demolished LACMA buildings for WeHo park

Cayetano Ferrer has preserved fragments of LACMA's William Pereira-designed facades and will employ them in a newly approved park near West Hollywood's Pacific Design Center. → Read More

Out of violence, the Black religious experience in art

A moving exhibition on Black spirituality, the AOC effect on political design, symbols of Los Angeles. And should Blue Boy hit the road? Our arts newsletter → Read More

Rodrigo Garcia's memoir wrestles with the death of his father Gabriel García Márquez

In 'A Farewell to Gabo and Mercedes,' filmmaker Rodrigo Garcia writes about losing both parents — and the one event his renowned father couldn't record: his own death. → Read More

Los Angeles' new tourism logo is so '80s Ocean Pacific

Designed by Shepard Fairey's Studio Number One with Andy Cruz's House Industries, the new look signifies a return to the beach. Does it signify post-pandemic L.A.? → Read More