California Design and Contemporary Art
Friday, February 24, 2012 | 7 pm @ LACMA
"Drawing on the legacy of mid-20th century California artists, the work of Palm Springs based Jim Isermann is informed by the projected optimism, clean lines, and new materials of Modernism." - Mary Boone, New York, Oct 2011
Looking forward to this upcoming discussion with 3 LA artists that are living in a beautiful blurred state. Friday night, as LACMA : Blurring the Boundaries: California Design and Contemporary Art Friday, February 24, 2012 | 7 pm. See u there!
"A lively panel discussion with influential contemporary artists Jim Isermann, Jorge Pardo, and Pae White explores the impact and legacy of mid-century California design on contemporary art and architecture. Moderated by Frances Anderton, host of DnA: Design and Architecture on 89.9 KCRW and Los Angeles editor of Dwell.
This event is part of the symposium New Narratives for “Living in a Modern Way”: California Design at Mid-century."
"Chaired by California Design co-curators Wendy Kaplan and Bobbye Tigerman, this two-day symposium features internationally renowned scholars who examine the exhibition's themes by presenting detailed case studies and new narratives. The event also includes a session co-sponsored by the College Art Association that explores the interconnected networks of architecture and design in mid-century Los Angeles, with designers Gere Kavanaugh and Lou Danziger (whose work is included in the exhibition) and architect Ray Kappe. "
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