Balboa Park / Insta

Malcolm Leland gates at the San Diego Museum of Art sculpture garden

Claire Falkenstein fountain in the San Diego Museum of Art sculpture garden

Harrison McIntosh in the upcoming True Blue exhibition at the Mingei
There are some Pond Farm pots as well. 

Nakashima in the upcoming True Blue exhibition at the Mingei

Part of the upcoming True Blue exhibition at the Mingei


La Jolla

John Baldessari
Brain/Cloud (with Seascape and Palm Tree)
For more information about this project: Murals of La Jolla


Kim MacConnel

Roy McMakin

View from MCASD - La Jolla

Ken Price

Karl Benjamin / RIP


Karl Benjamin, the last of the Four Abstract Classicists, Dies at 86
Read more here

“Small Planes: White, Blue and Pink”  1957
Image: NY Times


Four Abstract Classicists
Karl Benjamin (1925-2012)
John McLaughlin (1898-1976)
Frederick Hammersley (1919-2009)
Lorser Feitelson (1898-1978)
Photo: Gety

"#12" 1970

Architectural Pottery

Photo: Maynard Parker

Photo: Maynard Parker

Photo: Maynard Parker

Photo: Bob Lopez


Hawk House / Joel's House

1951 Hawk House hurricane lamp advertisement from Joel in Spokane, Washington
Spokane Daily Chronicle, 1951

Joel E. Ferris, the owner at Joel 

Mary Jean and Joel E. Ferris house, 1954
Bruce Walker was the architect and Lawrence Halpirn was the the landscape architect.

Source: Spokane Mid Century has done some great research on various aspects of the Ferris house.  

West Side / Arts + Architecture

Tadao Ando house under construction on Malibu Road


Malibu Modern

"Taco Guy" at La Salsa on PCH in Malibu

From 1949 to 1987 "Taco Guy" on La Salsa was "Burger Guy"on Frostie Freeze. 
La Salsa purchased the location in 1987, turned the burger into a tray, gave him a tan and a new outfit = "Taco Guy".


I ran into a nice Evelyn Ackerman.  The title is Pennants, from 1958
  
Opening at the Marine Art Salon in Venice

Tanya Aguiniga weavings in the exhibition. It runs until September 15th, by appointment only.

Craig Ellwood / Hunt House / Inside

Hunt House- Jerrold Lomax design under Craig Ellwood, 1955-57
Weekend house designed for Dr. Hunt and is wife.  The front of the house is shaped as the letter "H"...cute



Up until recently, all the original furnishings were in the house. 
Photo: California Modern: The Architecture of Craig Ellwood

The red door leads to the staircase to the beach


Photo: Beautiful Homes and Gardens in California

After 55 years the original Van Keppel Green bar stools are still there.
The design on the counter is OG too.    

This tea pot can be seen next to the fireplace in the vintage shot above. 
All the cabinets and panelling are Philippine mahogany.  

The Eames chairs look like the original ones too. 

Photo: Beautiful Homes and Gardens in California

Photo: California Modern: The Architecture of Craig Ellwood



Photo: Beautiful Homes and Gardens in California

The original Craig Ellwood bunk beds. So great. 

View from the beach. X X pylon supports and the X structure in the window above.  
What up Limboman?



Photo: Beautiful Homes and Gardens in California

The floor plan