Members: Member Preview: Found in Translation: Design in California and Mexico, 1915–1985

11 am | Fri, September 15, 2017
Resnick Pavilion

Members see it first. Members see it free. 

Found in Translation: Design in California and Mexico, 1915–1985 is a groundbreaking exhibition and accompanying book about design dialogues between California and Mexico. Its four main themes—Spanish Colonial Inspiration, Pre-Hispanic Revivals, Folk Art and Craft Traditions, and Modernism—explore how modern and anti-modern design movements defined both locales throughout the twentieth century. Half of the show’s more than 250 objects represent architecture, conveyed through drawings, photographs, and films to illuminate the unique sense of place that characterized California’s and Mexico’s buildings.

Please note: there are two additional Member Previews for this exhibition (September 14 & 16). 

This exhibition is included in general admission, which is always free for members. 

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Image: Francisco Artigas and Fernando Luna, Residence in El Pedregal de San Angel , Mexico City, 1966, photograph by Fernando Luna, © Fernando Luna, Mexico City

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