Sharon Mizota is an art critic for the Los Angeles Times and other publications. She is a recipient of an Arts Writers’ Grant from the Creative Capital/Warhol Foundation and a coauthor of the award-winning book, Fresh Talk/Daring Gazes: Conversations on Asian American Art (University of California Press, 2003). She lives in South Pasadena, CA. [September 2014]

Beyond Tamarind

June Wayne, Dusty Helix (State I) from the Burning Helix Series (1970), lithograph, 25 1/2 x 39 1/2 inches. ©The June Wayne Collection, courtesy Louis Stern Fine Arts.

As founder and director of Tamarind Lithography Workshop, June Wayne has long been recognized as a major figure in American printmaking. Not only was she essential to the revival of lithography in America, she also enriched Los Angeles’ nascent art scene of the 1960s Read More