Friday, July 19, 2013

"Or Have We Built upon a Foundation of Sand?"

"Pacific Standard Time Presents gives us a chance to see how L.A. was made modern, but it also chronicles the rise and the fall of the car in Los Angeles culture. Maybe, by seeing this narrative so persuasively presented in museums, alongside the artifacts of other cultures, we can finally admit that our affair with the automobile is history."

Alissa Walker in the LA Weekly reviews the Getty Center's "Overdrive: L.A. Constructs the Future 1940-1990."

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