Café Tacvba and the L.A. Phil find the sweet spot between Latin rock and orchestral elegance

Paired with Gustavo Dudamel and the LA Philharmonic, the pioneering Mexican rock band Café Tacvba revealed it's still finding ways to evolve and grow at an electrifying performance Sunday night at Walt Disney Concert Hall.

Artist's simulated banana grove is a stinking indictment of American corporate greed

Part of Pacific Standard Time: LA/LA, “Video Art in Latin America” at LAXART includes a pungent video installation by Colombian artist José Alejandro Restrepo.

Object Lesson: What Elsa Flores’ painting of Carlos Almaraz reveals about a marriage of artists

In the '80s, L.A. artists Elsa Flores and Carlos Almaraz painted side-by-side. A show at Craig Krull explores their relationship.

'Radical Women' at the Hammer Museum is a startling show you need to see, maybe twice

The Pacific Standard Time: LA/LA exhibition opens with a blast of energy so powerful that it will stop you in your tracks, then propel you through a mammoth show of surprises.

After 27 years in a warehouse, a once-censored mural rises in L.A.'s Union Station

Barbara Carrasco’s mural "L.A. History: A Mexican Perspective (1981)" was sentenced to a life in storage because she addressed the ugly treatment of Los Angeles' communities of color. Now, it's on view at Union Station.

The godfather of Chicano art — and the son who's keeping his memory alive

The late Chicano muralist Emigdio Vasquez and his Orange County murals live on, partly thanks to a restoration project that's part of a Pacific Standard Time exhibition at Chapman University.

Hollywood in Havana: Film posters by Cuban graphic artists are love letters to American cinema

An exhibition at the Pasadena Museum of California Art, shows five decades of film posters: Alfred Hitchcock, Jerry Lewis, and "Que Paso Con Baby Jane?"

The global economy, summed up in these two bubble machines

The L.A. gallery Regen Projects opens a show about what happens when art, and people, blur borders, cross boundaries and defy easy definitions.

'Guess Who's Coming to Dinner' as Latin-flavored art installation

At the Freedman Fitzpatrick gallery in L.A., the Brazilian artist known as f.marquespenteado has staged a fantasy at the intersection of Hollywood and the Mexican diaspora.

The mystery of an artist only deepens: The remarkable drawings of Martín Ramírez at DTLA's new museum

ICA LA presents a marvelous show featuring the late artist, institutionalized for more than 30 years for mental incapacity.

From Donald Duck to Donald Trump, an unprecedented look at Latin American art holds up a mirror to the U.S.

PST: LA/LA's Latino and Latin American themed exhibitions are landing in SoCal at a poignant political moment. They promise to hold up an interesting mirror to U.S. society.

Did you spot the egg-shaped museum named NuMu cruising L.A.? Next stop: LACMA

An egg-shaped museum from Guatemala called NuMu landed in Los Angeles on Sunday night. The Times took it out for a spin.

Firecrackers, a striptease scandal and more moments of change from the Hammer's 'Radical Women'

How did Mexico's women artists bust through the male-dominated art establishment? Artists in the Hammer Museum's PST: LA/LA exhibition “Radical Women: Latin American Art, 1960-85" talk about it.

Pacific Standard Time exhibition at the Fowler traces the power of sacred plants in Brazil

The Fowler Museum at UCLA unrolls the first of its Pacific Standard Time exhibitions: "Lineage Through Landscape: Tracing Egun in Brazil by Fran Siegel."