Marie-José Jongerius: Los Angeles Palms

Marie-José Jongerius: Los Angeles Palms
Library Shelf Location 18:JONG
Publication Date 2017

In the postwar era, sidewalk palms grew into symbols of urban Los Angeles. Tall ranks of Mexican fan palm became familiar fixtures on the horizon, generic landmarks, the original skyscrapers of the horizontal metropolis. The entertainment industry magnified their stature. Advertisements, telecasts, television shows, movies, song recordings, and music videos produced in Southern California made ready use of street palm imagery. For ‘Los Angeles Palms’ Marie-José Jongerius revisited the most iconic and historic sights in the Los Angeles area to portray the palms which have all contributed to the iconic image of Los Angeles.

ISBN 9789490119546
Quantity 1
Pages 48p; 24.7 x 1.1 x 29.8 cm
Editors Hans Gremmen, Marie-José Jongerius
Authors Jared Farmer, Marie-José Jongerius
Format Hardback
Publisher Fw:Books
Related Artist Marie-José Jongerius
Categories Artist (relating to a single artist/collaborative team), Photography
Related City/Region Los Angeles
Related Country/Global Region United States of America (USA)
Artist's Nationality Dutch
Language English

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