Pacific Standard Time, the L.A. art event of the year, continues to tick on, with a slew of fantastic exhibitions, shows, and must-attend events already underway. With its sharp focus on Southern California's post-war cultural history, a number of L.A.-based museums and galleries have dug through their vaults and uncovered some truly fantastic works. Here, a collection of some of our favorites.
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Chris Burden, Shoot, 1971. Featured at the Orange County Musuem of Art.
Mel Ramos, The Atom, 1962. Featured at the Natural History Museum of Los Angeles County.
Unidentified Photographer, Weegee Among Wax Heads of Celebrities and Leaders, 1951. Featured at the Museum of Contemporary Art (MOCA).
Karl Benjamin, FS #1, 1961. Featured at the Santa Barbara Museum of Art.
Kem Weber, Desk and Chair Exhibited at the Golden Gate International Exposition, San Francisco, 1939 (ca. 1938). Featured at the Los Angeles County Museum of Art (LACMA).
Bob Mizner, Richard Dubois, 1955. Featured at the Palm Springs Art Museum.
Rudi Gernreich, Design for Unisex Armor Collection, 1976. Featured at ONE National Gay & Lesbian Archives.
EZTV, EZTV, 1977. Featured at 18th Street Arts Center.