“Valley of Gold: Southern California and the Phantasmagoric” Exhibition

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poster for “Valley of Gold: Southern California and the Phantasmagoric” Exhibition
[Image: Ed Ruscha "A Squid Eating Dough in a Polyethylene Bag is Fast and Bulbous… Got Me?" (1982) pastel on paper, 23 x 29 1/2 in. © Ed Ruscha. Courtesy of Gagosian.]

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Curated by Sonny Ruscha Granade and Harmony Murphy, Valley of Gold explores the aesthetic legacy of the European surrealists and others who worked with similar sensibilities on the art of Southern California. Examining the influence of this charged period, the exhibition traces how its effects percolated through later movements such as California abstraction, conceptual art, and Light and Space.

Artists in the exhibition include John Baldessari (1931–2020), Larry Bell (b. 1939),
Billy Al Bengston (b. 1934), Karl Benjamin (1925–2012), Cameron (1922–1995),
William N. Copley (1919–1996), Marcel Duchamp (1887–1968), Lorser Feitelson (1898–1978), Raul Guerrero (b. 1945), Philip Guston (1913–1980), Frederick Hammersley (1919–2009), Luchita Hurtado (b. 1920), Robert Irwin (b. 1928), Helen Lundeberg (1908–1999), Paul McCarthy (b. 1945), Lee Mullican (1919–1998), Salvador Dali (1904–1989), Man Ray (1890–1976), Ed Ruscha (b. 1937), Robert Therrien (b. 1947),
Don Van Vliet (1941–2010), and Beatrice Wood (1893–1998).



from March 05, 2020 to April 11, 2020

Opening Reception on 2020-03-05 from 18:00 to 20:00

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