Tag: Art

Our Lady of La Vang

Vietnamese Virgin Mary, Made in California

Tattoo

Sydney Santana Jason S. Sexton Californians need to find ways to mark their identity. This stands true for newcomers and […]

A Traveler Comes to a Bridge

D. J. Waldie You are looking west from the white bluff of Boyle Heights, to opposite bluffs, backlit by an […]

Lines and Fences

Writing and Rewriting the California Fence/Wall

On the Road to the Summer of Love

Dennis McNally Editor’s Note: In celebration of the 50th anniversary of the Summer of Love, the California Historical Society’s “On […]

A Boom Interview with California’s Poet Laureate

Dana Gioia Editor’s note: Having served as chair of the National Endowment for the Arts from 2003 to 2009, Dana […]

Seeing Through Murals: The Future of Latino San Francisco

Lori A. Flores In 1964, British sociologist Ruth Glass coined the term “gentrification” in her study of young creative professionals […]

Lying in Plain Sight: La Jolla’s Assemblage of Religious Art

Rick Kennedy On 8 September 2016, the Ninth US Circuit Court of Appeals decided that the cross on Mount Soledad […]

Seeing California Vol. 6, No. 4

SEEING CALIFORNIA Read the latest from Boom, Volume 6, Number 4.  All articles from Boom: A Journal of California are free […]