Two Schools of Cool

Two Schools of Cool

October 9, 2011 – January 22, 2012

Two Schools of Cool pairs a group of Los Angeles artists from the 1960s and 70s with a new generation of artists emerging in the 2000s. This exhibition provides each pair with gallery space to explore, experiment, and provoke through collaborative projects. The resulting mixed-media installations are a forum for multi-generational dialogue in which the artists to respond to the similarities and distinctions between their practices.

Collaborations:
John Baldessari and Shana Lutker
Llyn Foulkes and Stanya Kahn
George Herms and Sarah Cain
Allen Ruppersberg and Amanda Ross-Ho
Ed Moses and Robert Williams

This exhibition was organized by the Orange County Museum of Art and curated by Sarah C. Bancroft

Sarah Cain and George Herms, Korral (installation view), 2011; mixed-media installation; Courtesy of the artists. Two Schools of Cool, 2011-12; Orange County Museum of Art, Newport Beach, CA. Photo: Bliss Photography.
Shana Lutker and John Baldessari, A -> B (installation view), 2011; mixed-media participatory installation; Courtesy of the artists. Two Schools of Cool, 2011-12; Orange County Museum of Art, Newport Beach, CA. Photo: Bliss Photography.
Robert Williams and Ed Moses (installation view); Two Schools of Cool, 2011-12; Orange County Museum of Art, Newport Beach, CA. Photo: Bliss Photography.
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