Datebook: A Chicana artist's pastels on paper, sacred books from the Middle Ages and wearable paper jewelry

Dream-like paintings and illuminated holy books. Plus, the art of paper jewelry and L.A.’s Salvadoran artistic circles. Here are eight exhibition and events to check out in the coming week: Judithe Hernández, “A Dream Is the Shadow of Something Real,” at the Museum of Latin American Art. Hernández... Continue reading at 'Los Angeles Times'

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