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Passing Time: 50 Years of Exhibitions

March 13 – April 24, 2014

Opening Reception & Program, March 13, 7-9 pm


The Art Gallery at Los Angeles Valley College is celebrating its 50th anniversary (1964-2014) with an exhibition of highlights from past shows.


Among the twenty-three exhibitions highlighted are Japanese American Photography in Los Angeles, 1920-1945 (shown 1982), a presentation of recovered photographs once exhibited world-wide but believed lost during the Japanese American relocation of WWII; The Furniture of Gustav Stickley (shown 1983), a survey of the American Arts & Crafts master; Creativity in the Shadow of Political Oppression:Recent Czechoslovakian Graphic Art from the Werksman Collection (shown 1991), an exhibit of prints by artists who produced work about, and in spite of, the political tyranny of the Communist era in Czechoslovakia; Sitting Pretty: Chairs of the Twentieth Century (shown 2007), celebrated the beauty of these functional necessities; Cultural Windows:

the Art of Ruth Asawa, Ynez Johnston, Betye Saar (shown 2010) explored the effects of various cultures and subcultures upon the work of these three veteran woman artists.


These exhibitions, and the other being presented, demonstrate the quality, variety and breadth of the exhibition program at the college. Passing Time is curated by Dennis Reed, longtime Gallery Director and former Dean of Arts, who retired in 2012.


The reception, program and exhibition are open to the public free of charge.

Call for gallery hours and days at 818-778-5536.

A catalogue of the exhibition is available.


For information, please contact:

Sam Lee, Art Gallery Director

Los Angeles Valley College

5800 Fulton Avenue

Valley Glen, CA 91401




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