awesome exhibition

08/04/08 :: by monika

I’ve been there on Saturday and I really enjoyed it. Check it out…

This Side of Paradise: Body and Landscape in L.A. Photographs
June 14, 2008 – Sept. 15, 2008
Library West Hall and Boone Gallery

“Contrary to popular belief, Los Angeles does not defy description so much as provoke it. Literary representations of an “earthly paradise,” a “city of dreadful joy” and, more recently, a “city of quartz” are among the best known in a seemingly endless stream of identifiers. Over the past 150 years, potent relationships between glamour and catastrophe, sunshine and noir, have fascinated photographers trying to explain an elusive Los Angeles…” more information

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