Category Archives: LA

the pacifica mystery

Through the years, while obsessively leafing through auction catalogs of 20th century design, I have often come across wrought-iron furniture pieces that I liked that were described as being from “Pacifica Designs”, or “Pacific Ironworks”, or “Pacific Iron”, or some … Continue reading

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I like it, whatever it is (#3)

My very good friend in the southland came across this piece a couple of years ago at a garage sale while he was driving around. He characterized the garage sale as having your garden-variety kids clothes and toys and general … Continue reading

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greta grossman show coming to pasadena in october

Okay, time to mark the calendars! The show “Greta Magnusson Grossman: A Car and Some Shorts” will travel to the Pasadena Museum of California Art and be on exhibit October 28, 2012 – February 24, 2013. It’s the first comprehensive museum exhibition … Continue reading

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schindler house in west hollywood

After the LAMA auction preview I had some time, so I headed towards Hollywood from Van Nuys via Laurel Canyon Blvd. This took me kind of near the Schindler house on King’s Road in West Hollywood, where I had wanted … Continue reading

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