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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 (2016) 6 (3): 25–31.
Published: 01 September 2016
... history1 with gleaming art deco construction. It is the terminus of a city upon which it seemed almost anyone could project their own minor utopia. Sure enough, in 1938, a bigger, better Chinatown was built about a mile away under the guidance of community leader Peter Soo Hoo and with the help of...
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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 (2016) 6 (1): 108–115.
Published: 01 March 2016
... famously insisted, I do assemblage. I don t do maintenance Some of the locals are no doubt less than entranced by Purifoy s works. But the attitude I ve observed in the neighbors who live in the more conventional nearby houses is that they can live pretty happily with the art. It s the art-loving...
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Boom (2015) 5 (2): 1–3.
Published: 01 June 2015
...Boom Staff A roundup of interesting things to do, see, and read around California in the summer of 2015. © 2015 by the Regents of the University of California 2015 Noah Purifoy Los Angeles County Museum of Art Sierra Starlight photography California landscapes Mojave Project Kim...
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Boom (2015) 5 (2): 100–111.
Published: 01 June 2015
... theater was a liminal space too, suspension of reality during the performance enabling the audience to undergo a transformation. Making art is a kind of ritual and never more so than for the photographer setting up a tripod and her 4 5 large- format Crown Graphic field camera, framing the view on the...
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Boom (2014) 4 (4): 26–36.
Published: 01 December 2014
... into every wild corner of the state and earned him a national record for the points and spread of the antlers BOOM | W I N T E R 2014 33 of a buck he bagged. Behind La Casita, like some high-art assemblage, lesser sets of deer antlers are heaped in a huge brown trashcan. Larry tells me when he was a...
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Boom (2013) 3 (2): 82–86.
Published: 01 July 2013
..., 2011, 264 pp. $50.00 The culture of Los Angeles the city s film, art, and literature, its lived architecture remains tough to see whole, even after decades of representations as a dream factory with a dark underbelly. The region s two postwar ages cold war military industry/real estate, and finance...
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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 (2012) 2 (4): 44–59.
Published: 01 December 2012
... instructor, and began to produce assemblage and funk art that grew out of the futurist, surrealist, and Dada traditions. His art routinely lampooned conceit, self- deception, and authority. Reviewing his work of that period, Rebecca Solnit notes that it managed to be lurid, mystical, and sarcastic all at...
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Boom (2012) 2 (3): 62–78.
Published: 01 October 2012
...; and a Pacific Coho Salmon. Besides alerting passersby to environmental degradation, this art project, which ran throughout 2011, reverses the customary tactics of outdoor advertising. Outdoor ads promote products and block our sense of place. By contrast, wrapping images of California's troubled...