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Kayuzo Sejima’s Bichon Frise, courtesy of the Long Beach Museum of Art
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Ok. They're all so cute. With that out of the way, the Long Beach Museum of Art hosts an exhibit that features various design elements inspired by, and in many instances shaped upon, the physical attributes of dogs.

Artist Kayuzo Sejima writes:

This architecture resembles the bichon frise--with its fascinating fur, but one size larger. The overall shape is that of a slightly compacted sphere offering the ideal indentation, a space in which a bichon frise could be comfortably settled. Our goal was to create a shape that would be completed by the reclining bichon frise. Dog and architecture would become one.

Through September 3. Check the link above for more details. The exhibit is open Thurs. 11 p.m. - 8 p.m., Fri-Sun. 11 a.m. - 5 p.m.

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