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.
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Essential Arts: Salonen’s West Coast return, banned music and correcting the record on abstraction

The week's essential arts news, including Esa Pekaa-Salonen's big move to the San Francisco Symphony and abstractions by Victor Hugo at the Hammer.

Datebook: 2,000 years of art from Sri Lanka, Monterey Park's missing sculpture, mythological tapestries

Art openings around L.A., art from Sri Lanka at LACMA, Wang Xu at VPAM and tapestries inspired by classical mythology at the Norton Simon.