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The Pasadena Museum of California Art (PMCA) proudly presents Greta
Magnusson Grossman: A Car and Some Shorts\, the first-ever retrospecti
ve of work by pioneering Swedish-American architect and designer Greta Magn
usson Grossman (1906-1999). Beginning with her education and early career a
s one of a handful of female designers defining Swedish Modernism in the 19
30s\, the exhibition chronicles her meteoric rise upon settling in Los Ange
les\, where she received prestigious commissions from such firms as Barker
Bros. and Ralph O. Smith\, and began her career as an architect exemplifyin
g the California modernist style. Since Grossman’s death\, her role in the
Southern California design movement has been largely under-recognized\; thi
s exhibition rediscovers her influential and rare accomplishments as both a
n industrial designer and architect.
Organized by the Swedish Museum of Architecture and R 20th C entury Gallery\, New York City\, the exhibition is curated by Evan Snyderma n of R 20th Century Gallery and Karin Åberg Waern\, curator\, Arkitekturmus eet. Greta Magnusson Grossman: A Car and Some Shorts exhibition op ened at the Swedish Museum of Architecture on February 9\, 2010. It was on display at Price Tower Arts Center in Bartlesville\, Oklahoma from January 20 through May 6\, 2012. The exhibition is accompanied by a 160 page\, full -color catalogue.