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New Narratives for "Living in a Modern Way": California Design at Midcentury February 24-25, 2012
The Los Angeles County Museum of Art is pleased to announce a two-day symposium in conjunction with the exhibition California Design, 1930-1965: "Living in a Modern Way," with sessions chaired by co-curators Wendy Kaplan and Bobbye Tigerman. Internationally renowned scholars will examine the exhibition's themes by presenting detailed case studies and new narratives. The event will also include a session co-sponsored by the College Art Association exploring 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. An evening keynote panel with artists Jim Isermann, Jorge Pardo, and Pae White and moderated by Frances Anderton will consider the impact and legacy of modern California design on contemporary practice.
Presenters include Glenn Adamson, Victoria & Albert Museum; Donald Albrecht, Museum of the City of New York; Monica Penick, University of Wisconsin-Madison; architect Pierluigi Serraino; Andrew Shanken, UC Berkeley; Elizabeth St. George, Bard Graduate Center; Staci Steinberger, LACMA; Nina Stritzler-Levine, Bard Graduate Center; Marc Treib, UC Berkeley; Ruth Weisberg, USC; Christopher Wilk, Victoria & Albert Museum; Wim de Wit, Getty Research Institute.
$25 general admission | $15 LACMA members | Free for students with ID
Seating is limited. To make a reservation, call (323) 857-6010 or go to https://tx1.lacma.org/tt_show_list_by_category.asp and click on "Programs."
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