From Larry Bell's striped pants to Ed Kienholz's devilishly combed eyebrows, they created a scene. Knowing these artists as contemporaries, the author serves up a delicious living past.
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When we think about L.A. artists who put our city on the map, the name of Alexis Smith immediately comes along with her contemporaries.
Hunter Drohojowska-Philp's recently released Rebels in Paradise: the Los Angeles Art Scene and the 1960s introduces all the major players of the 60s Los Angeles art scene in straight-forward prose.
Smith's work had a powerful impact on the young Ferus artists, particularly John Altoon. And now, "Hassel Smith: Upending Orthodoxy," is showing at Sullivan Goss in Santa Barbara.
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