Pacific Standard Time: Art in L.A., 1945–1980

Pacific Standard Time: Art in L.A., 1945-1980
© Karl Benjamin, courtesy Louis Stern Fine Arts

Karl Benjamin, Stage II, 1958
"Pacific Standard Time" is the umbrella title for a huge regional event in which 60 Los Angeles–area museums, galleries and art spaces jointly tell the story of art and design in L.A. in the decades after World War II. Benjamin was one of a group of artists in the city who in the 1950s began to work in a form of eye-popping hard-edge abstraction.

At the J. Paul Getty Museum

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