This drawing is of Beckman Auditorium at Caltech designed by Edward Durrell Stone. The drawing is from a series Aschheim exhibited at Edward Cella Art + Architecture and at LAX Airport called “Nostalgia for the Future.” The project considered modernist architecture from the 1960s that focuses on a jet age-space future that never came to pass, and our complicated relationship to changing visions of the future.


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Deborah Aschheim (American, b.1964) lives and works in Pasadena and Los Angeles. She makes installations, drawings and sculptures about memory and place. She has mapped networks of video and light across galleries to replicate the fragile, intimate lattice of her own neural networks and collaborated with musicians to create sound sculptures that play original music based on her favorite words. She has exhibited in galleries, museums and nonprofit spaces across the United States and in Mexico and Europe, and has created works for public spaces throughout California. She was Hellman Visiting Artist at the Memory and Aging Center in the Neurology Department at UC San Francisco, working with doctors and scientists studying memory and forgetting in the brain, and her recent projects combine drawings from historical archives with oral history and community engagement.

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Beckman no. 4, 2010
Ink on Duralar
14 x 17 in (35.56 x 43.18 cm)

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Beckman no. 4
  • Dimensions
    14 x 17 in (35.56 x 43.18 cm)