Posts tagged with the keyword: ‘California Art’


Wounds of Existence

Wounds of Existence
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Since the 1980s, Jim Morphesis has been one of the most influential members of the expressionist art movement in Los Angeles. The paintings of Morphesis engage with the universal themes of the self, life, death, myth, and spirituality in personal and meaningful ways. Taking its title from what Friedrich Nietzsche called “the eternal wounds of […]

Pasadena Design at LACMA

Pasadena Design at LACMA

We highly recommend a trip west to the Los Angeles County Museum of Art to check out its contribution to Pacific Standard Time, the county-wide retrospective of California art in the mid 20th century. Called California Design, 1930–1965: Living in a Modern Way, the show is visually exciting and great fun, showcasing everything from surfboards […]

Pasadena Museum of California Art

Pasadena Museum of California Art

First, may we say, three cheers for the on-site free parking–and that is before we even get to the crux of the biscuit: before PMCA opened in 2002, not one museum in the Golden State was devoted solely to the display of California art. Now we have a dedicated space to showcase the art, architecture […]

Coming Soon to the PMCA

Coming Soon to the PMCA

The Pasadena Museum of California Art is a great little museum. Their exhibits are consistently interesting and their event programming is not shabby, either. Now that the summer exhibits, including the Design Biennial, are closed, it’s time for a fresh slate of California art. In the main gallery until March will be the porcelains and […]

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