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PST, A to Z, 2011-2012

“Pacific Standard Time” was a 6-month program of 69 museum and gallery exhibitions sponsored by the Getty to explore the history of art in Los Angeles between 1945 and 1980. In the series “PST, A to Z” I visited and wrote about all of them for the Los Angeles Times.
One person’s quest to see it all
‘Asco’ and ‘Edward Kienholz’ at LACMA
Maria Nordman, ‘Film Room: Smoke’ at LACMA
‘Beatrice Wood: Career Woman’ at Santa Monica museum
John Outterbridge at LAXART
“California Art” at the Frederick R. Weisman Museum of Art
“MEX/LA” at the Museum of Latin American Art
‘Peace Press Graphics 1967-1987’ at UAM CSULB
De Wain Valentine’s ‘Gray Column’ at the Getty Center
‘Golden’ and ‘June’ at Craft and Folk Art Museum (June Schwarz)
‘Los Angeles Goes Live’ at LACE
‘Icons of the Invisible: Oscar Castillo,’ Fowler Museum
‘Indoor Ecologies’ at Eames House and ‘California Design’ at LACMA
‘Eames’ at A+D Museum, ‘Sympathetic’ at MAK Center (Esther McCoy)
‘Now Dig This!’ and ‘Places of Validation’
‘Doin’ It in Public,’ ‘Collaboration Labs’
‘Greetings from L.A.,’ ‘CrossCurrents’ at the Getty Center
‘Seismic Shift’ at California Museum of Photography
Moments to remember, so far (Midterm report)
‘L.A. Rebellion’ at UCLA Film & Television Archive
‘She Accepts the Proposition,’ ‘It Happened at Pomona’
‘Identity and Affirmation’ at CSUN Art Galleries
‘Alternative Projections’ at L.A. Filmforum
‘Drawing the Line’ at JANM
‘Exchange and Evolution’ at Long Beach Museum of Art
‘Craft Revolution’ at Mingei and ‘Phenomenal’ at MCASD
‘State of Mind’ at OCMA
‘The Radicalization of a ‘50s Housewife,’ ‘Best Kept Secret’ (Barbara Smith, UCI)
‘Mapping Another L.A.,’ at Fowler Museum, ‘Mural Remix’ at LACMA
‘Art Along the Hyphen’ at the Autry
‘Speaking in Tongues’ at Armory Center for the Arts (Wallace Berman, Robert Heinecken)
’46 N. Los Robles’ at Pacific Asia, ‘Proof’ at Norton Simon
PST, A to Z: ‘Under the Big Black Sun,’ ‘Naked Hollywood’ at MOCA (Weegee)
‘Artistic Evolution,’ ‘The Experimental Impulse’
‘Everyman’s Infinite Art’ at Chapman University
‘Civic Virtue’ at LA Municipal Art Gallery and Watts Towers Arts Center
The House That Sam Built,’ ‘In Words and Wood’
‘It Happened at Pomona Part 2: Helene Winer at Pomona’
‘Common Ground’ at AMOCA, ‘Clay’s Tectonic Shift’ at Scripps
‘Round the Clock’ at Vincent Price Art Museum
‘Pasadena to Santa Barbara’ at Santa Barbara Museum of Art
‘Sight Specific,’ ‘In Focus’
‘Cruising’ at One National Gay and Lesbian Archives
‘Perceptual Conceptual’ at Los Angeles Nomadic Division
‘L.A. Raw’ at Pasadena Museum of California Art
‘Backyard Oasis’ at Palm Springs Art Museum
‘Breaking Ground’ at Chinese American Museum
‘Carefree California: Cliff May’ and ‘Catherine Opie’
`Trouble in Paradise’ at Grammy Museum
‘It Happened at Pomona Part 3: At Pomona’ at Pomona College Museum of Art
It is done