TV Production in Los Angeles, 1940s – 1980s

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The Los Angeles Public Library (LAPL) Photo Collection and Photo Friends are co-sponsoring a new exhibition titled The Industry In Our Backyard: Television Production In Los Angeles, 1940s -1980s. Featuring images from the vast LAPL photo collection, this new exhibit “…showcases five decades in the life of the medium that dominated American culture, yet for Angelenos, was just another part of daily life in L.A.” 
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Jasper Johns at The Broad – Six Decades of Creativity

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Early next year The Broad will open: “Jasper Johns: 'Something Resembling Truth'”, a special exhibition featuring over 120 pieces of work created by one of the country’s greatest living artists. Organized by the Royal Academy of Arts, London in … [Continue reading]

LA’s One and Only Panorama is Back – Catch it While you Can!

Velaslavasay Panorama Building

If you’ve never heard of, or experienced, panoramic paintings you’re not alone. While this unique art form was popular in the nineteenth century, few survive today. Fortunately for Angelenos, The Velaslavasay Panorama (VP), a local … [Continue reading]

Celebrating 7 Great Years Curating Los Angeles

Today marks the 7th anniversary of Curating Los Angeles (CLA). While I don't have as much time to devote to this project as I have in the past, I'm as committed as ever to continue sharing my love of LA with the CLA community.  To commemorate … [Continue reading]

Los Angeles Turns 236 Today

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Railway Modeler Pulls into Bergamot Station

Wizelman - A Moment In Time

When something captures a child’s attention, he or she locks onto the subject and doesn’t let go. Visiting the Lois Lambert Gallery at Bergamot Station several weeks ago to see an exhibition titled “Sonny Wizelman - A Moment in Time,” I watched a … [Continue reading]

Los Angeles City Planning Needs to Focus on Place, Not Movement

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Periodically Curating Los Angeles publishes guest posts that highlight an interesting facet of life in greater Los Angeles. While they can focus on people, organizations, or places, among other subjects, what I look for is an article with a … [Continue reading]