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In 2013, as part of Pacific Standard Time, the Getty had an exhibition (and book) called Overdrive: L.A. Constructs the Future 1940-1990. Exhibition details and images are still up on the Getty website, including this video: Ed Ruscha’s photographs of … Continue reading
In Learning from Las Vegas, Robert Venturi and Denise Scott Brown’s 1968 study and revindication of American commercial vernacular architecture, the architects claimed, for that oft-maligned landscape, a new monumentality. The Las Vegas Strip, the gas station, and the billboard … Continue reading
in conversation with David Ulin @ The ex-Cathedral of St. Vibiana (now just Vibiana) UPDATE 11/18/11: watch (now you can check if I misquoted anything! and I can figure out what my various illegible notes said…) Notes: started with a … Continue reading
(figuratively never being able to go home again is literally the least of my problems) a list of changes I wasn’t looking for, but have now made actual by witnessing them, r.i.p.: Rite Aid — closed, empty Hollywood Video — … Continue reading