After the California Design, 1930-1965: “Living in a Modern Way” show on Sunday, we hopped across Wilshire and took in two smaller California design shows at CAFAM, the Craft and Folk Art Museum.
First was The Golden State of Craft: California 1960-1985. Highlights included an Espenet Wishbone chair, JB Blunk’s saucy “Mr. Peanut” and some fine Natzler and Marguerite Wildenhain ceramic pieces. Quite a small show after the dense LACMA show, but any room with the above heavy hitters in it is alright with me.
We also breezed through the June Schwarcz enamels show on the next floor down since at this point our collective retinal stimulus was pretty maxed, and even though she had some great pieces, we were done for the day. (Above is a picture of an enamel bowl of hers from the LACMA show.)