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'Pacific Standard Time' opens at 60 museums around the Southland

"American Beauty," 1965, Ed Bereal. Metal, paint, tree branch. On view at the Getty Center from October 1 to Feb 5, 2012
Larry Hirshowitz

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Pacific Standard Time is a massive art show ten years in the making. The project finally kicks off this weekend. It features Los Angeles' artists from 1945 to 1980. Exhibit include work by Ed Ruscha, Betye Saar, Ken Price, Lorser Feitelson, Wallace Berman and many more. The goal is to showcase the vibrant creative culture that helped propel Southern California to international art fame.


Andrew Perchuk is the Deputy Director of the Getty Research Institute.