“You can be moody, Scorpio, and intrigued by sex, death and rebirth.” How does Lisa Boone’s plant horoscope know me so well? I’m Carolina A. Miranda, arts and urban design columnist at the Los Angeles Times, and my zodiac plant is the California poppy, and I’m here, feeling golden, with the week’s essential culture news:
Picturing the unseen
In 1990, my friend José Galvez, who was then working as a photographer for The Times, took me to UCLA to check out an exhibition at the university’s Wight Art Gallery. I had no idea what we were going to see, only that José had a couple of images in the show and that afterward we’d go grab dinner.