Karen Bruckner

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This week: learn how cities are helping - and hindering - solar power; listen to the history of 120 year-old Judson Studios and its contributions to the art of stained glass; consider…

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This week: learn how cities are helping - and hindering - solar power; listen to the history of 120 year-old Judson Studios and its contributions to the art of stained glass; consider…

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This week: Get back to the garden with Blackman Cruz and Studio Tutto; imagine a better future with Robert Longo at Jeffrey Deitch Los Angeles; cheer the holidays and the World…

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This week: Get back to the garden with Blackman Cruz and Studio Tutto; imagine a better future with Robert Longo at Jeffrey Deitch Los Angeles; cheer the holidays and the World…

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This week: Binge on films at the Design and Architecture Film Festival; consider the future of 1970s architecture in Los Angeles; celebrate Corita Day with an art materials giveaway…

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This week: Binge on films at the Design and Architecture Film Festival; consider the future of 1970s architecture in Los Angeles; celebrate Corita Day with an art materials giveaway…

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