1.30.2012

california crazy

Man Ray
"Juliet and the Non-Eucilidian Object"
ca. 1945

(I don't remember seeing Juliet looking so young.)


Peter Voulkos working on a crazy
big-ass sculpture.
Los Angeles
1959

Paul Souldner, Peter Voulkos, John Mason
Paul Soldner's MFA Exhibition
Los Angeles
1956

(I'll take the 3 pots on the far right please.)


John Mason with
"Vertical Sculpture, Spear Forms"
Los Angeles
1957

John Mason
"Orange Cross"
1963

Ed Ruscha
Poster for the exhibition
"New Painting of Common Objects"
Pasadena Art Museum
1962

(Is there anything my man crush doesn't do well?)


Vija Celmins in her studio.
Venice Beach
1966

Robert Graham at home.
Los Angeles
1967
Robert Graham peering into one of his sculptures.
Los Angeles
1967

(Pervert)


Richard Pettibone (?)
Poster for his exhibition at Ferus Gallery
Los Angeles
1965

Peter Alexander
"Small Cloud Box"
1966

The Waitresses
Vignette from "Ready to Order?"
Los Angeles
1978

(Not to be confused with the Akron, Ohio band 
that knew what boys liked....)


Kim Jones
"Wilshire Boulevard Walk"
Los Angeles
1976

Ken Price
"BG Red"
1963

John Baldessari
"Wrong"
1966-68

(Yet, oh so amazingly right.)


Chris Burden
"Shoot"
1971

(C.B. is fuckin' nutz.)


Sam Francis
"Snow Painting"
1967

(This is better than ANY S.F. painting.)


Judy Chicago, Lloyd Hamrol, Eric Orr
"Dry Ice Environment #2"
1968

(How long be for ro/lu makes one of these?)


Experiments in Art and Technology
Poster for the conference
"Experiments in Art and Technology: In Process"
1970

Thomas Mee
"Fog demonstration in Thomas Mee's backyard"
Pasadena
ca. 1969

(That is real condensation, not smoke.)


Experiments in Art and Technology
"Mirror Dome"
Interior
1969

Faith Wilding
"Crocheted Environment"
1972

Bas Jan Ader
"All My Clothes"
1970

Alexis Smith
"Anteroom"
1975
(Love this.)

All images from the most excellent
exhibition catalog
"Pacific Standard Time:
Los Angeles Art 1945-1980"
Buy your copy
here.

2 comments:

  1. good post.

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  2. Dry Ice sculpture was just recreated at Art Los Angeles Contemporary. I only saw it a few days in, after it had melted into what looked like frozen drip castles.
    -UNIFORM LA

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