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Platt & Borstein Galleries at American Jewish University

Exhibition Detail
Celebrating Pacific Standard Time: 1945-1980 at the Galleries of American Jewish University
15600 Mulholland Drive
Bel Air, CA 90077

October 16th, 2011 - December 31st, 2011
October 16th, 2011 3:00 PM - 5:00 PM
Blue Star Allegory, Baila GoldenthalBaila Goldenthal, Blue Star Allegory,
1978, acrylic, gold leaf
© 1979
Sunset & Gower, Edward BibermanEdward Biberman, Sunset & Gower,
1965, Oil/Canvas
Through the Flower, Judy ChicagoJudy Chicago, Through the Flower,
1973, sprayed acrylic/canvas
Rose in the Living Room, Joyce TreimanJoyce Treiman, Rose in the Living Room,
The Cavern, June WayneJune Wayne, The Cavern,
1948, Oil/Canvas
Round Plus Hexes, Max FinkelsteinMax Finkelstein, Round Plus Hexes,
1967, aluminum construction
 Jumpin’ at the Moon Lodge, Michael FrimkessMichael Frimkess, Jumpin’ at the Moon Lodge,
 Lowey House (Clark & Frey architects), Julius ShulmanJulius Shulman,
Lowey House (Clark & Frey architects),
1947, gelatain silver print
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san fernando valley
310.476.9777 ext. 201
September – Mid-May: Sun-Thu 10-4; Fri 10-2 / Mid-May – August: Mon-Thu 10-7
American Jewish University
sculpture, abstract, landscape, photography, architecture, metal

American Jewish University (AJU) announced today that they will join fifty other local galleries and museums in participating in a city-wide examination of Los Angeles area art for the years 1945-1980.  Celebrating Pacific Standard Time:  1945-1980 at the Galleries of American Jewish University, will open at the university's Platt and Borstein Galleries with a “Meet the Artists” reception on Sunday, October 16, 2011 from 3-5pm. The purpose of this project is to highlight the unique contribution of artists in Southern California during the post World War II era.

 Curators Elizabeth Bloom and Elaine Levin  have selected a representative group of eighteen Jewish artists; Pat Berger, Edward Biberman, William Brice, Judy Chicago, Lorser Feitelson, Max Finkelstein,  Dave Fox, Michael Frimkess, David Furman, Baila Goldenthal,  Peter Krasnow, David Rose, Ruth Rossman, Julius Shulman, Joyce Treiman, June Wayne, Ruth Weisberg and Joe Young.

 These artists work in a variety of media; acrylic, oil,gouache, watercolor, drawing, print-making and photography.. Two ceramists and a sculptor working in metal round-out the diversity of materials. Subject matter covers a wide spectrum, including landscape,abstraction and architecture
This exhibition is dedicated to the memory of Baila Goldenthal, 1925 - 2011 and June Wayne, 1918 - 2011 

Gallery hours are Monday through Thursday, 10:00am – 7:00pm, Friday 10am-2pm. For further information, please contact Shelley Lavender at 310.476-9777 ext. 201 or

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