Art & Culture

Exploring the most eccentric landscapes in Los Angeles

Settings worthy of a Sean Baker film backdrop...

From owl constructions to the “novelty architecture” that sprang up along America’s Sunbelt from the 1920s, a new book published by TASCHEN, California Crazy,  explores the unconventional landscapes and attitudes found on Los Angeles and Hollywood roadsides which allowed these buildings to flourish. The architectural establishment of the day dismissed these eccentric constructions — from owls, dolls, pigs, and ships, to coffee pots and fruit — as “monstrosities”. Now, they’ve finally regained their integrity. This is La La Land – through a different lens…

17 April 2019