California Pop-Up Book, The

"The California Pop-Up Book "is a creative exploration of the California experience through 3-D op-ups, pull-outs, booklets, and narratives. Produced jointly by the Los Angeles County Museum of Art and Universe Publishing on the occasion of the LACMA exhibition "Made in California: Art, Image, and Identity, 1900-2000, "this extraordinary book highlights the dynamic relationship between the arts and the way the Golden State has been portrayed and conceived in the popular imagination. Whether promoted as the Edenic paradise early in the twentieth century or viewed as a mulitcultural metropolis of the future in our own time, California has exerted a profound fascination the world over for more than a century. Arranged chronologically form the Gold Rush to the Walt Disney Concert Hall (scheduled to open in 2003), this commemorative book will be a keepsake for audiences worldwide. Filled with an array of surprises, the book features many of California's great treasures fashioned into pop-ups pop-ups, including: -Balboa Park, San Diego-Pierre Koenig's Case Study House #22, Los Angeles-Chicano Park, San Diego-Egyptian Theatre, Hollywood-Golden Gate Bridge, San Francisco-Hearst Castle, San Simeon-The Mission Inn, Riverside-Sea Ranch, Sonoma County-Frank O. Gehry's Walt Disney Concert Hall, Los Angeles-Watts Towers, Los Angeles Other places visited in "The California Pop-Up Book: " -Central Avenue, Los Angeles-Disneyland Park's Tomorrowland, Anaheim-The Gamble House, Pasadena Paper engineers have created unique pop-ups and pullouts of original works by California artists: -David Hockney's Mulholland Drive-Edward Ruscha'sStandard Station-Robbert Flick's Wilshire Boulevard-Gilbert "Magu" Lujan's Our Family Car


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