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Made in Los Angeles: Light and Space

Part of Space Shifters

Find out about the work of artists including Larry Bell and Helen Pashgian in this introductory talk on the Light and Space movement.

Dr Rachel Rivenc of the Getty Conservation Institute, Los Angeles, gives an introductory talk on West Coast minimalist sculpture and installation art, also known as the Light and Space movement.

The movement originated with a group of artists based in and around Los Angeles in the 1960s – among them Larry Bell, Robert Irwin and Helen Pashgian – who began experimenting with unconventional materials to make a new kind of art characterised by clean lines, simple shapes, and pristine reflective or translucent surfaces.

Dr Rivenc oversees research activities related to modern and contemporary art at the Getty Conservation Institute in Los Angeles, where she has worked since 2006. She holds a master’s degree in paintings conservation from Paris-Sorbonne and received her PhD from the Université de Versailles Saint-Quentin-en-Yvelines.

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Hayward Gallery
Dan Graham Waterloo Sunset Pavilion


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