Getty and L.A. Pride present: Queering the Lens

7th June 2023, 6:00 pm

Date(s) - 7th Jun 2023
6:00 pm - 9:00 pm

Getty Center









Conversation: 6-7p
Celebration: 7-9p


Join us at the Getty Center for a kick-off celebration for L.A. Pride weekend.

Three Los Angeles-based photographers—Rick Castro, Amina Cruz, and Texas Isaiah—create powerful artwork that spotlights and celebrates under-represented LGBTQ+ communities. They discuss the varied subcultures and personal relationships explored in their work and reflect on how these subjects have forged their art practice.

This panel discussion has been organized by Rubén Esparza of Rubén Esparza Projects. Moderating the panel discussion is Tony Valenzuela, Executive Director of ONE Archives Foundation.

Following the talk, join a celebration to kick-off L.A. Pride weekend in the courtyard of the Getty Museum. View the exhibition TIM WALKER Wonderful Things, enjoy complimentary bites, a hosted bar, and music by DJ Daisy O’Dell.


Coming into focus

    Please join Tom of Finland Foundation at the Getty Center in Brentwood for a conversation and reception in honor of L.A. Pride. Entitled Queering the Lens and organized by friend of the Foundation Rubén Esparza, the evening will begin with a panel featuring artists Rick Castro, Amina Cruz, and Texas Isaiah and moderated… View Article

Published: 7th June 2023

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