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Celebrating Pacific Standard Time: 1945-1980 at the Galleries of American Jewish University

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20110906210145-baila_goldenthal_blue-star-allegory1_1978
Blue Star Allegory, 1978 Acrylic, Gold Leaf © 1979
20110906210434-biberman_edward-sunset__gower
Sunset & Gower, 1965 Oil/canvas
20110906210531-chicago_judy_through_the_flower_2
Through the Flower, 1973 Sprayed Acrylic/canvas
20110906210602-joyce_treiman_rose-in-the-living_room
Rose in the Living Room, 1979
20110906210656-junewayne_the_cavern_1948
The Cavern, 1948 Oil/canvas
20110906210732-maxfinkelstein_round-plus-hexes_1967__2_
Round Plus Hexes, 1967 Aluminum Construction
20110906210809-michael-frimkess-jumpin-at_the_moon_lodge
Jumpin’ at the Moon Lodge, 1968
20110906210924-shulman_j-loweyhouse
Lowey House (Clark & Frey architects), 1947 Gelatain Silver Print
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
Opening: October 16th, 2011 3:00 PM - 5:00 PM

QUICK FACTS
WEBSITE:  
http://www.aju.edu
NEIGHBORHOOD:  
san fernando valley
EMAIL:  
arts@ajula.edu
PHONE:  
310.476.9777 ext. 201
OPEN HOURS:  
September – Mid-May: Sun-Thu 10-4; Fri 10-2 / Mid-May – August: Mon-Thu 10-7
SCHOOL ASSOCIATION:  
American Jewish University
TAGS:  
metal, architecture, photography, landscape, abstract, sculpture

DESCRIPTION

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 arts@ajula.edu.