[LA Weekly] Ramiro Gomez: Making Menial Meaningful
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[LA Weekly] Ramiro Gomez: Making Menial Meaningful

“I know how to draw faces!” Ramiro Gomez insists with a grin, dabbing brown paint onto a glossy white magazine page with a slender brush. Shoulders and arms appear in a coppery sheen, then a head topped with thick black hair. But no face, at least not this time. Continue reading

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[Intersections] Artist Ramiro Gomez: Painting LA’s ‘invisible’ workers (+ Video)
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[Intersections] Artist Ramiro Gomez: Painting LA’s ‘invisible’ workers (+ Video)

Artist Ramiro Gomez creates paintings of L.A.’s gardeners and janitors, nannies and housekeepers — the fleet of workers who keep some of the city’s most upscale households running smoothly. Continue reading