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Catalog L.A.

Birth of an Art Capital 195585

Edited by Catherine Grenier

11 x 11 in; 384 pp;
400 b/w and color images
Paperback
July 2007
ISBN 9780811859349
ISBN10 0811859347

SKU# 9780811859349

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In the latter half of the twentieth century, Los Angeles took off as an international art capital. Catalog L.A. presents acomprehensive timeline of the burgeoning art scene that reflected the city's mlange of pop culture, celebrity, and politica...
Catalog L.A.


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Catalog L.A.

In the latter half of the twentieth century, Los Angeles took off as an international art capital. Catalog L.A. presents acomprehensive timeline of the burgeoning art scene that reflected the city's mlange of pop culture, celebrity, and political influences. Hundreds of images covering all the major exhibitions of the eraalong with excerpts from film, television, literature, and current eventsprovide a historical perspective on the metropolis's cultural and artistic innovations. A compendium of modern art, ephemera, critical texts, and revealing interviews, this archive chronicles the city's thirty-year metamorphosis into an art giant. Based upon a major retrospective at the Centre Pompidou in 2006, Catalog L.A. illuminates a radical period that forever altered the landscape of contemporary art.

 

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11 x 11 in; 384 pp;
400 b/w and color images
Paperback
July 2007
ISBN 9780811859349
ISBN10 0811859347

Catherine Grenier is an independent curator working for the French Ministry of Culture and various museums. The former Head of Contemporary collections at the Muse National d'Art Moderne, Paris, she curated the show "Los Angeles 1955-1985" at the Centre Pompidou in Paris in 2006.