Review: “Camille Claudel” at the Getty Center: An Artist gets her due

April 19, 2024

(On view daily Through July 21st) by Leticia Marie Sanchez The Camille Claudel exhibit at the Getty Center is a rare opportunity to see an astounding collection of Camille Claudel sculpture. It is the first time in more than three…

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Review: The Gospel at Colonus at the Getty Villa

September 9, 2023

How Oedipus Got His Groove Back: A jamming rendition of Sophocles at the Getty Villa By  Leticia Marie Sanchez Introducing the The Gospel at Colonus on opening night, J. Paul Getty Museum Director Timothy Potts wryly stated, “Sophocles doesn’t have…

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Review: LA Art Show 2023

February 21, 2023

Review: LA Art Show 2023 By   Leticia Marie Sanchez Filled with an abundance of inspiring art from all over the world, LA Art Show 2023 was one of the best shows in recent memory. Here are my Top 3…

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Review: Lucia Di Lammermoor at LA Opera

September 22, 2022

Cinéma Vérité Lucia Di Lammermoor at LA Opera: A Must See Production by   Leticia Marie Sanchez (*Spoiler Alerts* on opera plot) LA Opera’s Lucia Di Lammermoor is like a double feature: for the price of admission, you get to…

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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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A Self Portrait of a painter with frame

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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