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LA loses top museum pieces to Christie's  
11/4/10 Posted 11/4/10

(Excerpt from 'An exodus of artwork from L.A.' posted on, Oct 2010; Source: Los Angeles Times, by Jori Finkel. Found on The collections of Dennis Hopper and others are largely headed for auction, not museums. Why? The reasons are many, experts say, including art prices, a need for cash and the owners' wishes. This year, Los Angeles has lost three of its leading art collectors, as actor Dennis Hoppe... [more]

Angie2 LA Times review written by Elina Shatkin 8/2/2007  
Shizu Saldamando at Tropico de Nopal Gallery Art-Space August 4th, 2007 - September 1st, 2007
Posted 10/12/08

  Archive for Thursday, August 02, 2007 GALLERY Chicano portraiture meets Siouxsie Sioux The artist’s meticulous, almost photo-realistic works are a hybrid that’s ‘very L.A.’ By Elina ShatkinAugust 02, 2007 in print edition E-12     COMBINING elements of traditional Chicano portraiture, lowrider art and pinta (jailhouse) art, Shizu Saldamando’s delicate paintings and drawings depict a generation of young adults not commonly seen on canvases or gallery walls. So it seems... [more]

Im Refreshing and powerful  
Group Show at Fowler Museum at UCLA October 14th, 2007 - February 17th, 2008
Posted 11/20/07

The brainchild of the Smithsonian Institute and the Fowler Museum at UCLA, Inscribing Meaning: Writing and Graphic Systems in African Art demonstrates the psychological, political, spiritual, healing and historic power and beauty of words and symbols across many mediums in Africa. The exhibit is wonderfully curated—Inscribing Meaning brings together works of art from a range of periods, regions, genres and peoples and considers the interplay between African art and the communicative powe... [more]

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