1975 Los Angeles by Ed Ruscha

The Getty has 45,856 digitized photographs of Los Angeles by Edward Ruscha. I went to look at just a part of it, May 1975 (3,724 images).  There are black and white photographs of entire stretches of streets in our city, for example every structure along Melrose Avenue for miles. Many who possess far greater insights than I will concoct…


The world needs another book on the late photographer Julius Shulman (1910-2009) like it needs another Katherine Heigl movie, but there I was, last night, driving to Woodbury University, to attend a book signing for the new Rizzoli photography book, “Julius Shulman and the Birth of a Modern Metropolis” by Sam Lubell, Douglas Woods, Judy…

Fire Near the Getty Center.

A burning brush fire, in the Sepulveda Pass, near the Getty Center, began today around 1pm. Photo was taken in Westwood by Andy Hurvitz

View From the Getty.