Rúben Gallo, Josh Kun, Jamillah James, Gladys Nilsson, Jim Nutt, James Oles, Mark Pascale, Harriet Stratis, Los Angeles, 2017.
Softcover, 120 pp., color illustrations, 8 bag foldout, 11 x 9.5 x 0.5 inches.
Martín Ramírez: His Life in Pictures, Another Interpretation is the first solo presentation of of celebrated self-taught artist Martín Ramírez in Southern California. The exhibition and publication were organized on the occasion of the Getty’s Pacific Standard Time: LA/LA, a far-reaching and ambitious exploration of Latin American and Latinx art in dialogue with Los Angeles and offers new insights into the artist, his process, and his transnational experience.
This fully illustrated publication includes essays by James Oles, Josh Kun, Rúben Gallo, Jamillah James, and Harriet Stratis; a discussion with artists Jim Nutt and Gladys Nilsson, with introduction by Mark Pascale; and a foreword by the exhibition’s curator Elsa Longhauser, Executive Director, Institute of Contemporary Art, Los Angeles.