artsy –  Ramiro Gomez’s Las Meninas, North Fairing Road, Bel Air, 2013 (2018) is a contemporary pastiche of  Diego Velázquez’s masterpiece Las Meninas (1656)In the Los Angeles–based artist’s life-size, sculptural take, the infanta is tended to by two present-day, faceless nannies, nodding to the unsung domestic laborers who are often rendered invisible. Upon encountering Gomez’s Las Meninas, I realized it speaks to the tension of my lived experiences; it validates my disparate identities as a domestic worker and a “knowledge worker.” – read more 

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