Sister Mary Corita Kent

Sister Mary Corita Kent 1918 – 1986 Sister Mary Corita became part of the Order of the Immaculate Heart, Los Angeles in 1936.  Only 18 years old, she found an avenue to follow her faith and to expand her education.  Over the next decade she took classes at Otis Art Institute, Chouinard Art Institute and […]

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JUNE WAYNE 1918 – 2011 When June Wayne arrived in Los Angeles in the mid-1940s, she sought to refine her technique with Lynton Kistler at his established lithography workshop. She created multiple prints in the late 1940s, liked what she saw and continued making her lithographs there until 1957 when she and Kistler ‘agreed to […]

PACIFIC STANDARD TIME : LA/LA Copy

Jose Luis Cuevas Neo-Figuration (1934 – 2017) Jose Luis Cuevas was born in Mexico City. At the age of ten he enrolled in the Escuela Nacional de Pintura y Escultura – ‘La Esmeralda’ – in Mexico City. He began exhibiting in the early 1950s and is regarded as one of the foremost representatives of the […]

IN THE GOOD OLD SUMMER TIME

IN THE GOOD OLD SUMMER TIME Our thoughts go to Phil Dike’s Balboa Harbor, William Wolfson’s Benches along the lazy path in the park, Francis Berry’s Olympic I field sports, and Luis Arenal’s Marble Player.  But we can’t over look Corita’s ripe Tomato, or Clinton Adams’ Cabaret on Windward at Venice Beach and his Return […]

Tomato

Color screenprint 1967