Also, author George Prochnik returns to recommend the work of novelist Irene Nemirovsky, whose stories from both pre- and post-Nazi Europe are chillingly cautionary tales for our times. LARB Radio Hour: Kellie Jones “South of Pico”: Black Artists in LA in the 60s & 70s; Plus Irene Nemirovsky Recommended
By LARB AV – April 25, 2017
Art Historian Kellie Jones talks about her new book South of Pico, on the flourishing African-American Art scene in Los Angeles in the 1960s and ’70s. Co-host Kate Wolf is joined by first-time co-host Eric Newman in a wide-ranging discussion with Kellie about the social, economic, historical, and artistic forces that influenced a powerful generation of black artists in Southern California whose work continues to resonate.