Carren's Pitch

Life by Design

Archives can easily be boring things, but some museums do get it right. The PST archive is an amazing resource for information even after the exhibitions have come down. 

Text by: Carren Jao
Edited by: Hrag Vartanian
Published: 17 April 2012, Hyperallergic

Announcement for “Raffle,” a Tap City Circus raffle in Los Angeles, June 6, 1965. Designed by George Herms. Letterpress, woodblock, rubber stamping, and tinted gelatin silver print. The Getty Research Institute, Gift of Rolf G. Nelson, 2010.M.38.4. (image courtesy Pacific Standard Time online archive)
LOS ANGELES — Pacific Standard Time, Los Angeles’ citywide celebration of its role in the development of arts may be over, but it the Getty will not let it be forgotten. It has launched a comprehensive Pacific Standard Time at the Getty Center archive online for art-lovers slash internet-junkies.  Me included. [read more]


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