'Art and Technology'
Who are these people?
At Tuesday's Chateau Marmont announcement of the Getty Foundation's $2.8-million funding of a series of exhibitions about L.A.'s art history, Michael Govan, director of the Los Angeles County Museum of Art, mentioned something interesting. The most requested exhibition catalog in LACMA's history is the one for "Art and Technology," a controversial four-year project (1967-1971) that paired artists with Southern California industries to execute experimental works of art. The book has long been out of print -- but as of this week, it's available online.
That's the cover, above. (One look and you'll have some idea why the feminist art revolution exploded in L.A.) After the jump, find out Who's Who among the men invited to participate...
1 Robert Anderson, North American Rockwell
2 Roy L. Ash, Litton Industries
3 Larry Bell (photo Malcolm Lubliner)
4 John Brooks, Lear Siegler, Inc.
5 James Byars (photo Malcolm Lubliner)
6 Jerrold Canter, Universal Television Company (photo Bill Brothers)
7 John Chamberlain (photo William Crutchfield)
8 Otis Chandler, Times Mirror Foundation (photo John Engstead)
9 William Crutchfield (photo Barbara Crutchfield)
10 Justin Dart, Dart Industries
11 Dr. Richard D. DeLauer, TRW Systems
12 Jean Dubuffet (photo Luc Joubert, courtesy Pace Gallery)
13 Jean Dupuy
14 W. D. Eberle, American Standard
15 Frederick Eversley
16 Oyvind Fahlstrom (photo Malcolm Lubliner)
17 Alfred Fenaughty, Information International
18 Sam Francis
19 Stanley Grinstein, Mifran-Bowman
20 Najeeb Halaby, Pan American World Airways
21 Robert M. Hall, Hall Inc. Surgical Systems (photo Roger M. Short)
22 Newton Harrison (photo Malcolm Lubliner)
23 Wayne Heath, Heath and Co.
24 William R. Hewlett, Hewlett-Packard
25 Robert Irwin (photo Malcolm Lubliner)
26 Herman Kahn, Hudson Institute
27 Edgar F. Kaiser, Kaiser Steel Corp.
28 R. B. Kitaj
29 Burt Kleiner, Kleiner, Bell Foundation (photo Gene Daniels)
30 A. C. Kotchian, Lockheed Aircraft Corp.
31 Rockne Krebs (photo Malcolm Lubliner)
32 John B. Lawson, Philco-Ford Corp.
33 Wesley Duke Lee (photo Malcolm Lubliner)
34 Roy Lichtenstein (photo Malcolm Lubliner)
35 Louis B. Lundborg, Bank of America
36 Jackson MacLow (photo Malcolm Lubliner)
37 C. E. McKittrick, Jr., IBM (photo Leigh Weiner)
38 Boyd Mefferd (photo William Crutchfield)
39 J. Irwin Miller, Cummins Engine Co.
40 K. T. Norris Jr., Norris Industries
41 Claes Oldenburg (photo Malcolm Lubliner)
42 Jules Olitski (photo Eric Pollitzer)
43 Milan Panic, International Chemical and Nuclear Corp.
44 Eduardo Paolozzi (photo William Crutchfield)
45 William Pascoe Ill, American Cement
46 Dr. W. H. Pickering, Jet Propulsion Laboratory
47 Jeff Raskin
48 Robert Rauschenberg (photo courtesy Gemini G.E.L.)
49 Jesse Reichek (photo Malcolm Lubliner)
50 Dr. George A. Roberts, Teledyne, Inc.
51 William E. Roberts, Ampex Corp.
52 Henry S. Rowan, The Rand Corp. (photo Leigh Weiner)
53 Robert Sarnoff, RCA
54 Richard Serra (photo & courtesy Pasadena Art Museum)
55 Tony Smith (photo Malcolm Lubliner)
56 James Terrell (photo Malcolm Lubliner)
57 Kenneth Tyler, Gemini G.E.L.
58 H. J. Van dar Eb, Container Corp. of America (photo Fabian Bachrach)
59 Andy Warhol (photo William Crutchfield)
60 Lew R. Wasserman, Universal Film Studios
61 Harry Wetzel, The Garrett Corp.
62 Marvin C. Whatmore, Cowles Communications Inc. (photo Arnold Newman)
63 Robert Whitman (photo Malcolm Lubliner)
64 Richard Zanuck, Twentieth Century Fox Film Corp.
Photo credit: Los Angeles County Museum of Art