We oversee logistics associated with major exhibition projects. These projects often travel to museums worldwide and also appear in alternative exhibition spaces. Below are selections from our portfolio.
Curated by Charlotte Cotton, former chief photography curator at LACMA, and initiated by Frederic Brenner, this exhibition explores the complexity of Israel and the West Bank, as place and metaphor, through the eyes of twelve internationally acclaimed photographers: Brenner, Ewald, Kollar, Koudelka, Lee, Peress, Sheikh, Shore, Solomon, Struth, Wall, Waplington
Hello! Exploring the Supercute World of Hello Kitty
Client: the Japanese American National Museum, Los Angeles
Services: design, production, and installation
An exhibition, sponsored by Sanrio, Inc., celebrating the 40th anniversary of "Hello Kitty".
A STRANGE AND FEARFUL INTEREST: DEATH, MOURNING, AND MEMORY IN THE AMERICAN CIVIL WAR
Client: the Huntington Library Art Collections & Botanical Gardens, San Marino, California
Services: design/fabrication of frames and display cases; installation
Curator Jennifer A. Watts explored how photography and other media were used to describe, to explain, and perhaps to come to terms with the trauma that was the Civil War. The exhibition focused on key episodes to highlight larger cultural themes.
Il Teatro Alla Moda /
Theater in Fashion
Client: The Wallis Annenberg Center for the Performing Arts, Beverly Hills, California
Services: development, design, fabrication, and installation; publication of exhibition catalogue
An exhibition, announcing the opening of this beautiful performing arts center, included a collection of 130 theatrical costumes and design illustrations created by Italy’s haute couturiers for opera, dance, and theater. The exhibition explored the contributions of these designers through their inspired creation of costumes for the stage and examined the unique imaginations of these renowned creators of fashion.
Herb Alpert: Black Totems
Client: Herb Alpert
Services: project and publicity oversight; publication of exhibition catalogue.
Herb Alpert's sculpture installation, exhibited at Ace Gallery, Beverly Hills, represented the culmination of over a decade of work in the sculpting studio. Since 1970 Alpert has presented his sculpture and paintings in over twenty solo and group exhibitions worldwide, and in 2010 he was the subject of a BBC documentary.
A New & Native Beauty: The Art & Craft of Greene & Greene
Client: co-organized by the Gamble House, Pasadena, California, and the Huntington Library Art Collections & Botanical Gardens, San Marino, California
Services: logistics management, packing, crating, shipping services.
A comprehensive exhibition celebrating the work of Charles and Henry Greene that featured more than 140 works designed by the Greene brothers and covered the breadth and depth of their careers, including work with stained glass, metal, textiles, architectural drawings, archival photographs, and dazzling woodcarving and decorative inlay.
This Side of Paradise: Body and Landscape in L.A. Photographs
Client: Huntington Library Art Collections & Botanical Gardens, San Marino, California
Services: venue oversight for exhibition tour
This exhibition examined the synergistic relationship between Los Angeles and photographic art from the mid-nineteenth century to the present, and explored the correlation between photographic representation and the city that most of the world identifies with the film and television industry. The exhibition was curated by Jennifer A. Watts, curator of photographs at the Huntington Library, and Claudia Bohn-Spector, an independent scholar.
Titanic: the exhibition
Client: Wonders: The Memphis International Cultural Series, City of Memphis, Tennessee
Services: creation and installation of a 45,000 square foot exhibition telling the story of the Titanic disaster; production of exhibition catalogue
The exhibit included over 400 items salvaged from the seabed wreck interspersed with models of the vessel, a ten-meter-long seabed wreck, a 1/3 scale side of the hull of the ship and a full scale deck scene with simulated seascape and night sky. The exhibition received attendance in excess of 650,000 visitors in its four month showing in Memphis and 550,000 at its second venue in St. Petersburg, Florida.
Olduvai gorge interpretive center
Client: The Getty Conservation Institute
Services: design, production and installation of the exhibit in Tanzania, Africa; creation of interpretive information
The Getty Conservation Institute worked for many years in Tanzania, on the conservation of the Laetoli trackway discovered by anthropologists Louis and Mary Leakey. The trackway, world renowned for the oldest impressions of bipedal hominids and dated at over three million years B.C., is located along a geological ridge forty miles from the Olduvai Gorge. The Center was founded in the late 1970s and managed by the Tanzanian Government's Department of Cultural Antiquities.
THE WORLD OF REGGAE: TREASURES FROM ROGER STEFFENS’ REGGAE ARCHIVES
Client: Global Treasures, Incorporated
Services: development and management of exhibition and content, architectural and onsite design, fabrication and installation, creation of interpretive materials, and packaging, casework, and framing; production of exhibition catalogue
This exhibition highlights nearly a hundred Jamaican artists and musical developments and tells the story of those who took Reggae from its small island roots and transformed it into a global culture. Thousands of artifacts were selected from the internationally renowned collection of Reggae authority Roger Steffens.