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Title Everything loose will land : 1970s art and architecture in Los Angeles / edited by Sylvia Lavin with Kimberli Meyer.

Publication Info. West Hollywood, CA, USA : MAK Center for Art and Architecture, Los Angeles, at the Schindler House ; Nürnberg, Germany : Verlag für moderne Kunst Nürnberg ; New York, NY, USA : D.A.P./Distributed Art Publishers, 2013.


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 GDL Brand Library Non-Fiction    720.9794 EVE    Available
Edition First edition.
Description 339 pages : illustrations (some color) ; 31 cm
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Summary Published on the occasion of an exhibition of the same name organized by the MAK Center for Art and Architecture, Los Angeles, at the Schindler House, May 9-August 4, 2013, as part of Pacific Standard Time Presents: Modern Architecture in L.A.
Note Includes work by: Bas Jan Ader, Clytie Alexander, Peter Alexander, Carl Andre, Eleanor Antin, Archigram, Robert Ballard, Reyner Banham, Larry Bell, Billy Al Bengston, Denise Scott Brown, Judy Chicago, Barry Commoner, William Crutchfield, Stephen Dane, Carl Day, Peter de Bretteville, Sheila Levrant de Bretteville, Defense Civil Preparedness Agency, Carlos Diniz, Environmental Communications, Experiments in Art and Technology, Frank Gehry, Keith Godard, Gruppo 9999, Lloyd Hamrol, Ron Herron, Craig Hodgetts, Andrew Holmes, Nancy Holt, Robert Irwin, Peter Kamnitzer, Ray Kappe, Allan Kaprow, Kennard and Silvers, Edward Kienholz, Alison Knowles, Rem Koolhaas, Leonard Koren, L.A. Fine Arts Squad, Ladd and Kelsey, David Lieberman, Robert Mangurian, Thom Mayne, Charles Moore, Morphosis, Ed Moses, Eric Owen Moss, Bruce Nauman, Maria Nordman, Eric Orr, Peter Jon Pearce, Cesar Pelli, Peter Plagens, Jon Portman, Ken Price, Jef Raskin, Michael Rotondi, Ed Ruscha, Eric Saarinen, Miriam Schapiro, Terry Schoonhoven, Richard Serra, SITE, Robert Smithson, Paolo Soleri, StudioWorks, Bernard Tschumi, Urban Innovations Group, Venturi and Rauch, Victor Gruen Center for Environmental Planning, and John Whitney.
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references.
Contents Foreword / Kimberli Meyer -- Acknowledgments / Sylvia Lavin -- Introduction / Sylvia Lavin -- Curator's essay -- Studs, snapshots, and gizmos : Los Angeles dearchitectured / Sylvia Lavin -- Essays -- Thirtyfour parking lots in the fragmented metropolis / Susanna Newbury -- Archigram's Los Angeles : sentimentality for the future / Simon Sadler -- Usable ideas for people : Newton and Helen Mayer Harrison's Shrimp farm / Margo Handwerker -- Revisiting Womanhouse : architecture as primary structure / Peggy Phelan -- Light and interface / Alex Kitnick -- Works on paper -- Letters / Denise Scott Brown -- Los Angeles artists' studios / Billy Al Bengston -- Five 1965 girlfriends / Ed Ruscha -- Building the studio / Janice Lester -- L.A. : the structure behind the scene / Reyner Banham -- Los Angeles air / Barry Commoner -- Los Angeles : the ecology of evil / Peter Plagens -- Watts's urban workshop / Robert Ballard -- The big old box / The Victor Gruen Center for Environmental Planning -- Sanctuaries / Bernard Tschumi -- The whole dorm catalogue, Furniture / Peter de Bretteville -- Environmental Communications looks at Los Angeles / Environmental Communications -- The role of architecture education as preparation for the magazine publishing business / Leonard Koren -- The dinner party permanent housing concept : thoughts for a shrine for The dinner party / Judy Chicago -- Arthur Erickson vs. the "All-stars" : the battle for Bunker Hill / Rem Koolhaas -- Annotated checklist of the exhibition -- Procedures -- Users -- Environments -- Lumens -- Biographies -- About the MAK Center and MAK Vienna -- Image credits.
Subject Architecture, American -- California -- Los Angeles -- 20th century -- Exhibitions.
Art, American -- California -- Los Angeles -- 20th century -- Exhibitions.
Los Angeles (Calif.) -- In art -- Exhibitions.
Schindler House (Los Angeles, Calif.)
Added Author Lavin, Sylvia.
Meyer, Kimberli.
MAK-Center for Art and Architecture, Los Angeles.
Pacific Standard Time (Exhibition)
Getty Foundation.
ISBN 9783869844527

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