“It’s complicated art that makes you think,” said curator Helen Morales, Argyropoulos Professor of Hellenic Studies at UC Santa Barbara. “Part of her relationship with Greek myths is to critique and supplant them with stories that are less well-told, and figures who are less often seen."
“She speaks often about going to museums as a child and not seeing representations of Black or Latinx individuals in those spaces. She wanted to make the stories of those cultures visible to others,” said AD&A Museum director Gabriel Ritter.
Read more about the Art, Design & Architecture Museum's exhibition Harmonia Rosales: Entwined in this week's issue of The Current, "Familiar Forms, Unfamiliar Tales" by Tom Jacobs.
Visit Harmonia Rosales: Entwined, January 19th – May 1st.