Presenting The Huntington In Motion [video]

Presenting The Huntington In Motion [video]

We are excited to launch In Motion, The Huntington’s new video project. It even has its own Vimeo presence and YouTube channel. In Motion will feature a variety of video series that will bring new light to the unique physical spaces, collections, and processes that constitute The Huntington. Our first … Continue reading

EXHIBITIONS | Video: Sam Maloof: “The right place at the right time”

EXHIBITIONS | Video: Sam Maloof: “The right place at the right time”

The furniture of midcentury craftsman Sam Maloof (1916-2009) and the art made by 35 members of his circle of friends are explored in a groundbreaking exhibition at The Huntington. “The House That Sam Built: Sam Maloof and Art in the Pomona Valley, 1945-1985” opens Sept. 14, 2011 in the MaryLou and George Boone Gallery and continues through Jan. 30, 2012.
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EXHIBITIONS | Video: Sam Maloof: “And the chair’s completed”

EXHIBITIONS | Video: Sam Maloof: “And the chair’s completed”

The furniture of midcentury craftsman Sam Maloof (1916-2009) and the art made by 35 members of his circle of friends are explored in a groundbreaking exhibition at The Huntington. “The House That Sam Built: Sam Maloof and Art in the Pomona Valley, 1945-1985” opens Sept. 14, 2011 in the MaryLou and George Boone Gallery and continues through Jan. 30, 2012.
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EXHIBITIONS | Using a Band Saw Like a Pencil

EXHIBITIONS | Using a Band Saw Like a Pencil

Peter Kirby, an L.A. producer specializing in art and culture, filmed woodworker Sam Maloof in his workshop and home in 1990. We’re posting excerpts from this footage to whet your appetite for the upcoming Huntington exhibition “The House That Sam Built: Sam Maloof and Art in the Pomona Valley, 1945–1985.” Continue reading

EXHIBITIONS | Video: Sam Maloof: “And that’s the arm”

EXHIBITIONS | Video: Sam Maloof: “And that’s the arm”

The furniture of midcentury craftsman Sam Maloof (1916-2009) and the art made by 35 members of his circle of friends are explored in a groundbreaking exhibition at The Huntington. “The House That Sam Built: Sam Maloof and Art in the Pomona Valley, 1945-1985” opens Sept. 14, 2011 in the MaryLou and George Boone Gallery and continues through Jan. 30, 2012. Continue reading

EXHIBITIONS | Video: John Frame MMVI – MMXI

Filmmaker Johnny Coffeen explores the artist’s process in this 8-minute film, scored by John Frame. It will be presented in the exhibition with Frame’s own stop-motion animation film featuring his handmade characters. Three Fragments of a Lost Tale: Sculpture and Story by John Frame runs from March 12 – June 20, 2011 at The Huntington. Continue reading