Reviews

Art Review: “Conserving de Kooning; Theft and Recovery” on view at the Getty Center by Leticia Marie Sanchez

July 7, 2022

Art Review “Conserving de Kooning: Theft and Recovery” at the Getty Center on view at the Getty Center June 7–August 28, 2022 by  Leticia Marie Sanchez Truth is stranger than fiction.   Who could have imagined that a pair of…

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Blue Van Gogh Self Portrait Framed Art Print On Canvas

Review: Immersive Van Gogh LA: A Balm for the Soul in Uncertain Times

August 19, 2021

Review: Immersive Van Gogh Los Angeles by Leticia Marie Sanchez The Immersive Van Gogh exhibit transformed this once hesitant audience goer into a true believer. A few weeks ago, this incredible show had encountered a bump in the road to…

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An Evening by the water with the Pasadena Pops

Uplifting Signs of Cultural Life Remerging in LA: Pasadena Pops

July 11, 2021

“Let the Sunshine In!” An Evening by the water with the Pasadena Pops by Leticia Marie Sanchez Yesterday, I took my son and his friend to check out the Pasadena Pops. The waterfront setting at the LA County Arboretum was…

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happy young mother painting with her cute son sitting at Jackson Pollock’s home

Flashback to last summer- Painting à la Pollock, East Hampton, 2019

May 25, 2020

Painting à la Pollock: Child’s Painting Class and Tour at Jackson Pollock’s Home,  East Hampton by Leticia Marie Sanchez Photography and text © 2019 Leticia Marie Sanchez Cultural Cocktail Hour® is a registered trademark Painting with my 4-year-old son underneath the sun…

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Mother with son in a Color Factory with Balloons

Flasback to last summer- Color Factory in NYC’s Soho: “Kid-tested mother approved!”

March 27, 2020

The Color Factory in NYC’s Soho- a treat for the senses! by Leticia Marie Sanchez Visting the Color Factory in NYC’s Soho was like stepping into the whimsical novel Charlie and the Chocolate Factory. Even before entering the galleries we were greeted with savory Mochi and…

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The Creation Of Adam drawing at the Getty Center

Michelangelo: Mind of the Master at the Getty Center – MUST SEE Exhibit

March 1, 2020

Review: Michelangelo: Mind of the Master-  Must SEE Exhibit February 25-June 7, 2020  Getty Center by Leticia Marie Sanchez What does it mean to be a genius? Artists throughout history have sought to mythologize their own personas, creating an aura of…

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Ancient Egyptian Statue Model in Egypt’s Lost Cities at the Reagan Library

Review: “Egypt’s Lost Cities” at the Reagan Library- MUST-SEE exhibit

December 30, 2019

Review: “Egypt’s Lost Cities” Uncovering an archaeological mystery at the Ronald Reagan Presidential Library On View Until April 12, 2020 by Leticia Marie Sanchez The exhibit “Egypt’s Lost Cities” is intriguing for many reasons. Firstly, the exhibit takes the viewer…

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Flowers in a Crystal Vase painting at the Getty Center

Review- Hope Springs Eternal: “Manet and Modern Beauty at the Getty Center”

October 11, 2019

Édouard Manet French, 1832 – 1883 Flowers in a Crystal Vase, about 1882 Oil on canvas Unframed: 32.7 × 24.5 cm (12 7/8 × 9 5/8 in.) National Gallery of Art, Washington, Ailsa Mellon Bruce Collection,1970.17.37 Image courtesy National Gallery of Art, Washington EX.2019.3.100 Hope Springs Eternal: Manet…

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female rider on a white horse at circus

Review: By Day and by Night: Paris in the Belle Époque- A MUST SEE Exhibit at the Norton Simon

October 6, 2019

Review The darkness and light of LA Belle Époque at the Norton Simon Museum October 4, 2019-March 2, 2020 by Leticia Marie Sanchez La Belle Époque, which means the “beautiful age,” evokes thoughts of frothy, light-hearted spectacle: can can dancers, entertainment…

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Leticia Marie Sanchez posing near the swimming pool

Review: The 2019 Hampton Designer Showcase House in Southampton

August 22, 2019

Cultural Cocktail Hour® is a registered trademark Review: An artistic oasis in Southampton by Leticia Marie Sanchez Photo Left: Cultural Cocktail Hour Editor-In-Chief Leticia Marie Sanchez at the 2019 Hampton Designer Showhouse presented by Traditional Home to benefit Stonybrook Southampton Hospital. What struck me about the design of this Southampton…

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