The Californian Collector
For many Americans, the post-war era of the late 1940s and 1950s brought a period of economic stability, and domestic security. Airline travel was becoming more accessible, and tourism quickly became a marker of cultural capital, and as a result, people were able to see the world first hand, as well as the art and artifacts that contained their precious histories. The post-war economic boom also spurred a cultural explosion on the west coast. Hip, happening, metropolitan Los Angeles, was the city of innovation and Hollywood glamour. From the silver screen to emergence of prominent art institutions such as the Los Angeles County Museum of Art (LACMA) - style, design and art gained new traction and became part of the aesthetic of what it meant to be a Californian
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Looking ahead to his big September debut, we've prepared a curation of San Francisco works by John Nicolini (1923-2014). He brought the precision of an illustrator and the joy of a painter to his many works that depicted Sf, the East Bay (his home) and the California Coast.