The Real City
Last updated: August 13, 2019
As Los Angeles grew from small town to major city during the 20th Century, it became a living laboratory for all aspects of urban design, from architecture to the freeway system, furniture to automobile design. In the mid-century, questions of form and function, and the consideration of light and movement through space, received more radical consideration from architects and urban planners than from most artists of that time; and indeed their work came to exert tremendous influence on succeeding generations of artists.
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