A fascinating array of fruit labels, historical books, maps, postcards, packing crates and memorabilia tells the story of the second California Gold Rush, the quest for oranges, grapefruits, and lemons, the fruits that dominated the state’s economy from the 1880s through the 1950s.
Author: Bill Davenport
Franz A. Bischoff (1864-1929) was one of the greatest American porcelain painters before he turned to landscape painting. In the 1920s, he painted the coastal areas of Monterey and Laguna Beach, the Sierra Nevada Mountains, and the desert near Palm Springs.
Selected works from the Laguna Art Museum’s permanent collection representing artists who worked in California in the late nineteenth and early twentieth centuries.
A big comprehensive exhibition on the history of the Bible and the origins of written language.
Works with a peculiar, perverse, idiosyncratic sensitivity, influenced by literature, movies, television and the tabloids. OCCCA’s Museum of the Macabre will display supernatural mutations, bizarre curiosities permeated by fantastic and pathological themes. Curated by Amy Grimm.
Jason Trucco’s interactive media storytelling responds to Hollywood both as a state of mind and as a real place. This is his first solo exhibition in Los Angeles.
LA-Based Dutch photographer Monica Nouwens’ work examines the noir starkness of Los Angeles’ utopian dreams, nimbly infiltrating a subculture of urban youth who seem to have withdrawn from the dominant consumer culture, shaping a more personal, small-scale alternative.
Scripps’ contribution to Pacific Standard Time presents three artists whose work forever changed the way ceramics would be regarded, when Los Angeles was the site of a “revolution in clay”: artists challenged studio pottery’s traditional focus on utilitarian ware to create sculptural forms.
Two long-time friends: The Reader, aka Read More Books, Read Up, Mr. Bones, Rancor, and Open Your Eyes, will exhibit graphic design style paintings. Hansen will exhibit a network of hand-blown glass beakers, plastic tubing, CFC light bulbs, welded steel, and freshly chopped wood, brought together to simulate interconnectivity, dependency, and completion within a closed [...]