Prior to joining MOLAA
, Gordon was a vice president at the Robert Gumbiner Foundation in Long Beach, Calif., which founded MOLAA
El 50% de los visitantes del MOLAA es latinoamericano y latino.
En 2011 se exhibio en el MOLAA la muestra MEX/LA: Mexican modernism(s) in Los Angeles, 1930-1985, que analizo y visibilizo las relaciones artisticas entre Mexico y Los Angeles.
In this way, the building is in harmony with our mission," says Gregorio Luke, until recently MoLAA
"I don't necessarily think that the excessive popularity of an artist is a bad thing," says MoLAA
's Gregorio Luke.
A distinguished philanthropist and prolific art collector, Gumbiner has contributed assets to MoLAA
of $40 million over the past decade.
On Saturday, April 17, Long Beach's Museum of Latin American Art (MoLAA
) celebrated the abundant musical cultures of the largest Iberian-American nation through a nocturnal event titled "A Night in Brazil," as part of a series of concerts organized by the Cuban impresario Manny Sterling.
is fast becoming the reference place of choice for Latino art in the U.S., and Luke's expertise and strong commitment to the arts is only a catalyst for the change.
LONG BEACH, CA -- The Museum of Latin American Art (MoLAA
), the only museum in the western United States that focuses exclusively on contemporary Latin American fine art, has opened it doors to the much anticipated sculpture garden that features a variety of Latin America's most noted contemporary sculptors.
Thanks to Paula Magnani, Gregorio Luke and Alex Slato of MoLAA
for their gracious hospitality; to Edmundo Bermudez of Rums of Puerto Rico, who hosted a rum tasting bar that left lips smacking for more; to Raul Corona, VP of Banco Popular for its super generous contribution to MoLAA
, and to Jon Eckfeld of the Puerto Rican Federal Affairs Administration for a job well done!
Gumbiner, still energetic at 82 and the chairman of the Museum of Latin American Art (MoLAA
), reminisced one weekday afternoon in Long Beach, Calif., about his life-long passions, medicine and art, and how the two naturally intertwined.
However, "there is still a perception of Mexican and Latin American art as `the other' art, as an art which is color, an art which is naive, that is supposed to respond to a certain set of cultural expectations," said Gregorio Luke, director of the Museum of Latin American Art (MoLAA
) in Long Beach, Calif.