Made in California: Contemporary Art from the Frederick R. Weisman Art Foundation

Date: August 27, 2019 – December 6, 2019
Tues to Friday from 12 to 5 pm; Saturday from 11 am to 4 pm
Open House: Sunday, September 1, 2019 2:00-7:00 pm
Reception: Saturday, September 14, 2019 6:00-7:00 pm

Curated By: Billie Milam Weisman
Venue: Pete & Susan Barrett Art Gallery, Santa Monica College
1310 11th Street, Santa Monica, CA 90401
Information: (310) 434-3434
www.smc.edu/Barrett

Since the 1960s California has emerged as a center for contemporary art that rivals New York in its accomplishments and innovation. Frederick R. Weisman was a pioneering collector whose rise as an important patron of the arts paralleled the emergence of the contemporary art scene in Los Angeles. He began collecting both international art and art from Los Angeles in the mid-1950s, and counted many of the city’s top artists as his close friends, building a collection that reflects these personal relationships. (Read More)