Carolina A. Miranda

Carolina A. Miranda is a Los Angeles Times staff writer covering a wide gamut of culture, including visual art, architecture and film, not to mention performance art cabaret divas. Her work often looks at how art intersects with politics, gender and race — from the ways in which artists are tackling the U.S.-Mexico border to the ways in which art intersects with development and gentrification. She is a regular contributor to KCRW's “Press Play” and was a winner of the 2017 Rabkin Prize in Visual Arts Journalism.
Datebook: Police violence paintings, a gallery's 25th and enduring images of a photojournalist's life

Art openings around L.A., including a 25th anniversary exhibition at the Von Lintel Gallery and paintings by Forrest Kirk at Chimento Contemporary's new gallery space.

  • Perspective
What the dismantling of the Berlin Wall can teach us as Trump tries to build his wall

In the 1960s, it was beyond imagination to think the Berlin Wall would ever come down. In 1989, it did. As Trump pushes for border wall funding, what lessons can we learn from the German wall's deconstruction and the difficult task of weaving Berlin together again? Notes from the Venice Biennale.