Category Archives: Los Angeles

LA Trade Tech College Murals

Sunday, July 10, 2014 – Everyday, on my way to work and back, the Expo train passes the Los Angeles Trade Technical College. The college’s own students from one of the classes, “Sign Graphics 201: Fundamentals of Mural Painting,” led … Continue reading

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Samitaur Tower in Culver City, CA.

Saturday, August 3, 2013 – Everyday, to and from work on the Exposition train, I get to see the Samitaur Tower located in Culver City, not too far from the Culver City train stop. I took this picture while the … Continue reading

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NEVER BUILT: LOS ANGELES @ Architecture + Design Museum

July 26, 2013 – One of the things I am learning more of while working in the Department of Art and Art History is design.  Design is in every facet of our lives including architecture.  A building can be an … Continue reading

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Culver City Murals

June 29, 2013 – Every morning when I arrive to Culver City via the Exposition train, I go downstairs towards Washington Blvd. Along with a group of commuters – familiar faces I see everyday – we wait for the bus to come. … Continue reading

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Pacific Electric Railway and the Exposition Line

Sunday, September 9, 2012 “Almost 60 years after the Pacific Electric Railway stopped running trains to Santa Monica, the resurrection of passenger rail service to the Westside will begin with the grand opening of the $930 million Expo light rail … Continue reading

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MOCA (Los Angeles): Metrics of Success

July 12, 2012 – Since the late 1970s, the Museum of Contemporary Art (MOCA) here in Los Angeles developed a world class collection and hosted excellent exhibitions.  The museum’s financial troubles and issues of leadership, especially the question of responsibility, … Continue reading

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Art Walk and the Jennifer Main Gallery

Thursday, May 10, 2012 Tonight is Art Walk in Downtown Los Angeles and I just got back from it.  Earlier, my Mom and I took the train to downtown to attend the event.  As noted in my previous Art Walk … Continue reading

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