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Birth of the Cool

Categories: Architecture + Interiors, Art + Graphics
Birth of the Cool

This book accompanied a traveling exhibit, that if you were lucky enough to see, would have blown you away.  Birth of the Cool: California Art, Design, and Culture at the Midcentury looked at the dialogue between art, architecture, film, music & design in California 1950's creating a whole picture of the visual influence of modernism.  While, the — Continue reading

Land and Environmental Art

Categories: Architecture + Interiors, Art + Graphics, Sustainability
Land and Environmental Art

"Instead of using a paintbrush to make his art, Robert Morris would like to use a bulldozer" Robert Smithson from Land and Environmental Art Reading yesterday's post on Environmental Art I was reminded of a classic text from Phaidon Press, Land and Environmental Art first published in 1998.  I have the — Continue reading

The Whimsical Works of David Weidman

Categories: Art + Graphics
The Whimsical Works of David Weidman

…and also some serious ones.  I first learned of David Weidman at the Fairfax Flea Market in LA and was lucky & smart enough to purchase a silk screened postcard from one of his relatives.  Years later, I was overjoyed to come across this book [originally published in 2008 by Gingko Press, now — Continue reading