• Best of Discover 2013

    Issue 04  /  Miller Updegraff: Before the Image Fades There are several raw canvases that have been stretched by hand, drying on the lawn in the mid afternoon sun.  Several overturned, empty white gallon buckets support either side.  A makeshift assembly line that would only be possible in Southern California.  Seated outside of his converted […]

    A. Moret 0 Comments January 14, 2014
  • Issue 06 Foreword

    The city of Los Angeles is 503 square miles.  The landscape is vast but when considering Los Angeles from a plan descending into LAX, the city is a giant square divided into grids.  Freeways, boulevards and avenues intersect at points and break the grid into even smaller fragments.   Los Angeles has long been a source […]

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  • Looking Back, Looking Ahead: SCI-Arc @ 40

    SCI-Arc, the Southern California Institute of Architecture, turns 40 this month, celebrating April 19 and 20th.  Located within a quarter-mile long former freight depot in the heart of the artist’s district of Los Angeles, the school has played an integral role in fostering architectural experimentation and invigorates the shape of Los Angeles.  The institute began […]

    A. Moret 0 Comments April 18, 2013
  • Edward Cella: Cause Célèbre

    Edward Cella’s Los Angeles gallery demonstrates an unwavering commitment to the art of architecture.  Cella revels in the architect’s two-dimensional renderings as they offer a glimpse into the complex and creative processes of those visionaries behind Southern California’s greatest landmarks.  As Pacific Standard Time Presents: Modern Architecture in L.A. approaches, Cella offers Installation a roadmap: […]

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  • Quam Odunsi: Analogue

    A wall of immaculate vintage film and video cameras lined the entryway of Quam Odunsi’s first LA solo exhibition Anachronistic Capture: Motion & Stills at Design Matters. In a moment characterized by rapidly transmitted digital images, Odunsi’s conviction to document the world through analogue lens types such as Polaroid, Fujiroid, 35mm, and Super 8mm film […]

    A. Moret 0 Comments June 1, 2012