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Boom (2016) 6 (4): 74–79.
Published: 01 December 2016
... Diego UCSD Stuart Collection Mount Soledad Cross La Jolla San Diego Art Geoglyphs Assemblage Art Paradise Lost rick kennedy Lying in Plain Sight La Jolla s assemblage of religious art On 8 September 2016, the Ninth US Circuit Court of Appeals decided that thecross on Mount Soledad in San...
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Boom (2013) 3 (1): 56–62.
Published: 01 May 2013
... of the University of California 2013 driftwood art mudflat sculpture bricolage S I G H T S A N D S O U N D S robert sommer Art from Flotsam Marrying art and ecology . .bashed-in Clorox bottles were transformed into ghoulish heads, a hubcap became a face, and an interesting piece of wood...
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Boom (2016) 6 (3): 68–79.
Published: 01 September 2016
...Susan Moffat Albany Bulb, a former landfill, is a thirty-one-acre battleground for the Bay Area’s competing progressive movements for social justice, environmental conservation, and politically engaged art. Street protest, lawsuits, regulatory jockeying, anarchist camp-ins, and art have all been...
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Boom (2016) 6 (3): 84–88.
Published: 01 September 2016
...Noam Shoked In 2014, architecture Professor Margaret Crawford and Associate Professor of Art Practice Anne Walsh taught the first University of California, Berkeley, Global Urban Humanities Initiative research studio course, called “No Cruising: Mobility and Identity in Los Angeles.” What occurred...
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Boom (2016) 6 (2): 88–93.
Published: 01 June 2016
... Walker, and roomfuls of other participants, some from parolee reentry programs in the area. © 2016 by The Regents of the University of California 2016 Los Angeles Poverty Department Los Angeles Skid Row Arts organizations theater plays writing prison prison-to-skid-row pipeline...
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Boom (2016) 6 (1): 24–33.
Published: 01 March 2016
... Art by Casey Reas I n California, the code that governs how individual towns and cities developsprawls across an entire shelf of thick three-ring binders in many planningoffices, architectural firms, and building companies. These codes started out much smaller, of course, but over the past 125 years...
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Boom (2015) 5 (3): 46–55.
Published: 01 September 2015
... anemone to the complex shadings of tree foliage and flashes of birds’ wings.” © 2015 by the Regents of the University of California 2015 Art Biodiversity science art oil painting watercolor hiroko yoshimoto Science and the Art of Abstraction A critical appreciation by Ursula K. Heise...
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Boom (2016) 6 (3): 32–39.
Published: 01 September 2016
..., mourning for the students has taken the form of what we call “anti-memorialization,” where traditional forms of memorialization are upended through informality, ephemerality, art, and the digital in order to politicize and bring attention to an injustice. While informal memorials have existed as long or...
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Boom (2016) 6 (3): 110–119.
Published: 01 September 2016
... Landscape Architecture Professor Walter Hood asks students to examine the museum and its neighborhoods in order to come up with proposals for change. He works on projects ranging from city-scale master plans to site plans to art installations and is known for his focus on the human element in design. UC...
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Boom (2016) 6 (3): 80–83.
Published: 01 September 2016
..., cognitive science, art, public health, and performance studies, bringing students together from each field. We now are bringing the installation back to the streets of San Leandro with the support of a National Endowment for the Arts (NEA) Our Town grant for a project called San Leandro Lights. Transferring...
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Boom (2012) 2 (3): 45–61.
Published: 01 October 2012
... land. An arrest was made, but the mystery remained unsolved. Then in 2006 O’Connor came forward to take responsibility; the Buddha heads were not antiques from Asia but contemporary California art. Working from interviews, media reports, and online commentary, I track the Colfax “Buddha rush” as it...
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Boom (2012) 2 (2): 1–5.
Published: 01 June 2012
... Rights and Permissions website, http://www.ucpressjournals.com/reprintinfo.asp . 2012 Noah Purifoy Joshua Tree Mojave Desert Marine Corps Air and Ground Combat Center Twentynine Palms Watts Towers Art Center Watts Riots assemblage art California desert Noah Purifoy Foundation Gram...
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Boom (2016) 6 (4): 70–73.
Published: 01 December 2016
...Dana Gioia Dana Gioia provides his accounting of his work as California’s tenth Poet Laureate. Originally delivered to the California Senate Rules Committee, this interview accounts for Gioia’s understanding of how poetry and the arts can connect with ordinary Californians in collaborative ways...
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Boom (2015) 5 (1): 20–28.
Published: 01 March 2015
...Wendy Cheng While Los Angeles’s San Gabriel Valley is best known for being the “first suburban Chinatown,” it is actually a lively, multiethnic, and multiracial community with a complex past, and an emerging arts scene that celebrates that complexity. Today, the “SGV” constitutes the largest...
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Boom (2011) 1 (4): 26–30.
Published: 01 November 2011
...Louis Warren; Spring Warren Ricardo Dominguez, Professor of New Media , Performance Art, and a Principal Investigator at CALIT2 at the University of California, San Diego, specializes in electronic civil disobedience as an art form. In January, 2010, he was placed under university investigation for...
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Boom (2016) 6 (3): 120–128.
Published: 01 September 2016
...Jonathan Banfill; Todd Presner; Maite Zubiaurre Founded in 1919, UCLA is nearing its first centenary, but the university builds on humanistic and liberal arts traditions that are many centuries long and globally diffused. The core disciplines that we recognize today as comprising the Humanities...
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Boom (2011) 1 (3): 62–66.
Published: 01 August 2011
...Alex Schmidt This article examines the significance of a growing trend in Southern Californian art, tour art that invites viewers to move through the landscape in unusual ways and perceive their surroundings in new ways. Examples of this trend include the work of the Center for Land Use...
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Boom (2011) 1 (1): 1–5.
Published: 01 March 2011
... Straight is Boom writer-in-residence for 2011. susan straight Listening to Art Laboe For nearly all their lives, since they could first begin to understand the words to the songs playing on the kitchen radio that sits on the window ledge facing north, the deep wooden sill of a room that used to be a...
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Boom (2016) 6 (1): 102–107.
Published: 01 March 2016
..., it has the conditions that make living there an attractive proposition: affordable housing, short commutes, new jobs, and a vibrant art and food scene. © 2016 by The Regents of the University of California 2016 Fresno Art Hop Jimmy Pardini California High Speed Rail Juan Felipe Herrera...
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Boom (2016) 6 (1): 108–115.
Published: 01 March 2016
...Geoff Nicholson A personal essay about visiting and living in the California desert, the architecture and art created there, and what does and doesn’t “belong” there. There are considerations of homesteader cabins, motels, “villains’ houses” and the author’s own ambivalent urges to own a piece of...