John Altoon (20 min)
John Altoon is the first major retrospective devoted to this under-known yet important artist whose brief but significant career unfolded in Southern California from the 1950s until his untimely death in 1969 at age 43. The exhibition includes approximately 70 paintings and drawings from public and private collections across the United States.
Image: John Altoon, Untitled (detail), 1964, from the Hyperion Series, Dr. David and Arline Edelbaum. © 2014 Estate of John Altoon, photo © 2014 Museum Associates/LACMA