The ceramic works of the renowned ceramists Gertrud and Otto Natzler (1908-1971 and 1908-2007,
respectively) will be exhibited at Couturier Gallery as part of the Pacific Standard Time: Art in L.A. 1945-1980 exhibitions, an unprecedented collaboration initiated by the Getty of more than sixty cultural institutions across Southern California coming together to tell the story of the birth of the L.A. art scene (www.pacificstandardtime.org). The exhibition will include the collaborative Gertrud and Otto Natzler works from the 1940s through the 1970s as well as Otto Natzler’s own work of the 1970s which he began to produce after the Gertrud’s death in 1971. A number of works in the show come from Otto Natzler’s private collection and have not previously been exhibited residing all these years in Otto’s studio here in Los Angeles. The opening reception will be Saturday, October 22, 2011 from 5-8pm.