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

Video: Mary Corse » Pacific Standard Time at the Getty
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Video: Mary Corse speaks about her work, April 2011

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Works of Art

  • Untitled (White Light Grid Series-V)

    Untitled (White Light Grid Series-V), 1969, Mary Corse. Glass microspheres in acrylic on canvas. 108 x 108 in. Andrea Nasher Collection. Permission courtesy Ace Gallery and the artist

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  • Mary Corse in her studio

    Mary Corse working in downtown Los Angeles in 1966. Courtesy of and © Mary Corse

  • Mary Corse, 1966

    Mary Corse working in downtown Los Angeles in 1966. Image courtesy of and © Mary Corse