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Palm Springs Art Gallery (California) exhibits American-Romanian sculptor Christopher Georgesco

September 20th, 2010 · No Comments · Art Exhibitions, Diaspora, PEOPLE

Michael H. Lord Art Gallery in Palm Springs, California is a foremost leader of American Taste in Contemporary Art.

Michael H. Lord Gallery is a prestigious Art Venue in Palm Springs, California. Established in 1978, the Michael H. Lord Gallery is located in the Palm Springs Uptown Design District at 1090 North Palm Canyon Drive. Housed in an architecturally-significant building built in 1929 as the garage for the landmark El Mirador Hotel, the 6,000 square foot gallery showcases the finest in contemporary art.
Opening in 1928, the El Mirador was one of the most fashionable resorts of its day, catering to movie stars and captains of industry. The Spanish Revival styled garage was necessitated by the number of hotel guests and their automobiles.

The three sculptures seen in the centre of the showroom for the current exhibition are by American-Romanian artist Christopher Georgesco. Born in Nebraska, Christopher grew up in California, where his father, Haralamb Georgesco  had his private practice. Georgesco Senior was an internationally renowned architect of the early Modernist movement in Europe and the United States. His archives were donated by Christopher to the Getty Museum in the care of Special Collections Department.

Christopher Georgesco’s sculptures are in private and public collections in America and Europe:

  • La Jolla Museum of Contemporary Art, California
  • Laguna Beach Museum of Contemporary Art, California
  • University of California Los Angeles, California
  • University of Santa Barbara, California
  • Smithsonian Archives of American Art, Washington, DC
  • Princes Cruise Lines, Installation Italy
  • Caribbean Cruise Lines, Installation Norway
  • Grand Hyatt Hotel, Tokyo, Japan
  • Sea Horse Corporation, Manzanillo, Mexico
  • Caribbean Cruise Lines, Installation Norway, amongst many others
  • Pasinetti House, LA

Pasinetti House a listed building by Haralamb Georgesco, situated in LA and restored in 2008 by Willow Glen Partners. Georgesco Jr sculpture is in the background (permission; Tim Braseth

LINKS:

http://www.michaelhlordgallery.com/index.cfm

http://www.georgescoart.com

http://www.georgescoart.com/cgs6/harlan.htm

http://www.willowglenpartners.com/summitridge-drive/

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