Pacific Standard Time Presents: Modern Architecture in L.A.
April–July 2013


Pacific Standard Time Presents: Modern Architecture in L.A. will provide a wide-ranging look at the region’s modern architectural heritage, as well as the significant contributions of L.A. architects to national and global developments in architecture. It will examine a broad array of practitioners, from pioneering modernists like Richard Neutra to Pritzker Prize winners such as Frank Gehry and Thom Mayne, as well as other visionary architects who have shaped the region’s distinctive profile, including A. Quincy Jones, Whitney Rowland Smith and Eric Owen Moss. Exhibitions and related programming will explore a range of building types, from iconic modernist homes and civic landmarks such as Disney Hall, to the whimsical coffee shops and vast freeway networks that made Los Angeles the unique megalopolis it is today.


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          Press Release

          Exhibition and Programming Partners

          Related Events

          Fact Sheet

          Available Images


          Getty Research Institute: Los Angeles Architecture, 1940-1990

          Getty Conservation Institute: Conserving Modern Architecture

Individual Exhibition and Programming Releases


          Windshield Perspective (A+D Architecture and Design Museum)

          Outside In (Art, Design, & Architecture Museum, UC Santa Barbara)

          A. Quincy Jones (Hammer Museum)

          Overdrive: L.A. Constructs the Future, 1940-1990 (J. Paul Getty Museum)

          In Focus: Ed Ruscha (J. Paul Getty Museum)

          Technology & Environment (Kellogg University Art Gallery, Cal Poly Pomona)

          The Presence of the Past (LACMA)

          Stephen Prina: As He Remembered It (LACMA)

          Everything Loose Will Land (MAK Center)

          A New Sculpturalism (MOCA)

          A Confederacy of Heretics (SCI-Arc)


          On-Site Office Trailers (Center for Land Use Interpretation)

          CicLAvia: Modern Architecture on Wilshire Blvd. (Community Arts Resources)

          Form and Landcscape (The Huntington)

          Curating the City (Los Angeles Conservancy)

          Field Guide to L.A. Architecture (Machine Project)

          Pasadena 1940 Forward (Pasadena Heritage)

          Extreme IDEAS (UCLA Architecture and Urban Design)



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