Explore the Era

Delve into the postwar Los Angeles art world in this online archive, which provides additional material related to the exhibitions on view at the Getty Center. Learn about hipsters and happenings, and the venues across the city where all the action took place through images from the archives and first-hand accounts with the artists.

From the Archive

Bruce Nauman in his studio

Bruce Nauman in his studio in Pasadena, California, ca. 1970. Photo by Frank J. Thomas. Courtesy of the Frank J. Thomas Archives

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  • Announcement, "Broxton Sequences"

    Exhibition announcement for Broxton Sequences: Sequential Imagery in Photography, at Broxton Gallery, 1976. The Getty Research Institute, Gift of Hal Glicksman, 2009.M.5.5. Courtesy of Gagosian Gallery