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A Moon-Age Daydream: The Collision of Arts and the Aerospace Industry

The colission of high-tech industry and the arts created the ultimate byproduct of Southern California's sunkissed and spaceward-thinking intellectual environment.

Excavating the 'Ten Commandments' in the Guadalupe-Nipomo Dunes

For 90 years, the Guadalupe-Nipomo Dunes have concealed a secret: the remains of a massive movie set and tent city constructed for one of Hollywood's most influential filmmakers.


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Discount Stores and Drive-thrus: Marc Trujillo Paints North American Purgatory
Discount Stores and Drive-thrus: Marc Trujillo Paints North American Purgatory
Marc Trujillo paints members-only wholesale clubs, discount retailers and fast-food eateries that dominate the country's urban landscape.

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The Enduring Mysteries of Zorthian Ranch
The Enduring Mysteries of Zorthian Ranch
Nestled in the foothills of Altadena lies the infamous 48-acre art junkyard "Zorthian Ranch," built by Armenian Genocide survivor Jirayr Zorthian.

Vote Head-to-Head: Alison O'Daniel's Blended Senses vs. The Death Penalty and Barbara Graham
Vote Head-to-Head: Alison O'Daniel's Blended Senses vs. The Death Penalty and Barbara Graham
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Vote Head-to-Head: The Artwork of Germs vs. Previewing the Broad Contemporary Art Museum
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Vote Head-to-Head: K-Town's Dumbfoundead vs. Ted Meyer's Scar Prints
Vote Head-to-Head: K-Town's Dumbfoundead vs. Ted Meyer's Scar Prints
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Vote Head-to-Head: Preserving the Watts Towers vs. Excavating the 'Ten Commandments'
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