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.

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Video: Joe Goode, Charles Cowles, Ed Moses, and Hans Neuendorf speak about Nicholas Wilder and his gallery, 2009–11

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  • Ronald Davis installations

    Installation view of Ronald Davis's Dodecagons and Cubes series at Nicholas Wilder Gallery in Los Angeles, 1969. Image courtesy of Ronald Davis

  • Nicholas Wilder Gallery, Ron Davis exhibition

    Exterior view of Nicholas Wilder Gallery at the time of Ronald Davis's first solo exhibition in 1965. Image courtesy of Ronald Davis