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Wendy Kaplan

Wendy Kaplan is Department Head and Curator of Decorative Arts and Design at the Los Angeles County Museum of Art.

Titles by This Editor

"Living in a Modern Way"
Edited by Wendy Kaplan

In 1951, designer Greta Magnusson Grossman observed that California design was "not a superimposed style, but an answer to present conditions. . . . It has developed out of our own preferences for living in a modern way." California design influenced the material culture of the entire country, in everything from architecture to fashion. This generously illustrated book, which accompanies a major exhibition at the Los Angeles County Museum of Art, is the first comprehensive examination of California’s mid-century modern design.