THE OC///OPENING NITE: THE DEBUT OF THE LAGUNA MUSEUM’S “JUXTAPOZ SHOW”…

June 23, 2008  |  art, Feature, LA, Lance Armstrong, Openings, Origins of Style, The OC  |  Comments Off

jxt10730.jpg As the editor of JUXTAPOZ ART MAGAZINE from 1996—2006, I had a personal stake in scoping out the LAGUNA MUSEUM's "Juxtapoz" retrospective group show "In the Land of Retinal Delights" last nite. Celebrating the so-called "Juxtapoz Factor" in the modern art world, the exhibition chronicled the magazine's golden age, the years when the underground art world literally exploded into public consciousness and began to permeate the fabric of everyday life in the form of ubiquitous art shows, innovative merchandise, and corporate marketing and advertising campaigns. Assembling a roster of over 150 artists including...

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