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Reading California : art, image, and identity, 1900-2000

Author: Stephanie Barron; Sheri Bernstein; Ilene Susan Fort
Publisher: Los Angeles : Los Angeles County Museum of Art ; Berkeley : University of California Press, ©2000.
Edition/Format:   Print book : State or province government publication : EnglishView all editions and formats
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A companion volume to the exhibition Made in California: art, image and identity, 1900-2000, at the Los Angeles County Museum of Art offers nineteen in-depth, illustrated essays on the making of California culture in the 20th century.
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Genre/Form: In art Exhibitions
Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Reading California.
Los Angeles : Los Angeles County Museum of Art ; Berkeley : University of California Press, ©2000
(OCoLC)606339341
Material Type: Government publication, State or province government publication, Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Stephanie Barron; Sheri Bernstein; Ilene Susan Fort
ISBN: 0520227662 9780520227668 0520227670 9780520227675
OCLC Number: 44613032
Notes: Published in conjunction with the exhibition "Made in California" held Oct. 22, 2000-Mar. 18, 2001.
Description: 415 pages : illustrations ; 25 cm
Contents: Carey McWilliam's California : the light and the dark / Kevin Starr --
Altered state(s) : California art and the inner world / Ilene Susan Fort --
Landscapes of consumption : auto tourism and visual culture in California, 1920-1940 / John Ott --
California welcomes the world : international expositions, 1894-1940 and the selling of a state / Carolyn Peter --
Art school sketches : notes on the central role of schools in California art and culture / Paul J. Karlstrom --
All about Eden / Blake Allmendinger --
California through the lens of Hollywood / Dana Polan --
Music, migration, and myth : the California connection / George Lipsitz --
On location : the placement (and replacement) of California in 1930s photography / Sally Stein --
Crooning kings and dancing queens : San Francisco's Chinatown and the Forbidden City theater / Anthony W. Lee --
"Shocking 'Beat' art displayed" : California artists and the Beat image / John P. Bowles --
Alternative shelter : counterculture architecture in Northern California / Margaret Crawford --
Dreamworks : a concept of concept art in California / Howard N. Fox --
A place in the sun : the Los Angeles art world and the new global context / Lynn Zelevansky --
Manzanar inside and out : photo documentation of the Japanese wartime incarceration / Karin Higa and Tim B. Wride --
The art of political engagement / Peter Selz --
From beats to borders : an alternative history of Chicano art in California / Chon A. Noriega --
Picturing the Watts Towers : the art and politics of an urban landmark / Sarah Schrank --
Gold fevers : global L.A. and the noir imaginary / Norman M. Klein.
Responsibility: edited by Stephanie Barron, Sheri Bernstein, Ilene Susan Fort ; preface by Stephanie Barron.
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