A Look at BoldPas :: An Art Takeover of Old Pasadena

This past Saturday, Old Pasadena was taken over by a series of large-scale art installations for an exciting event known as BoldPas. The one-day interactive exhibition featured 13 colorful installations placed throughout the historic alleyways of Old Pasadena. The event also incorporated a number of live painters, walking tours, and art activities for all ages. Highlights included a wall of live moss and a series of touchable sculptures covered in synthetic fur. Kelley Anderson’s “Moss Wall” was inspired by the Japanese tradition of Tanzaku, or traditional wishing tree. Visitors were invited to write down their wishes on small pieces of colored paper and hang them from branches affixed to the moss. Max Coppola’s “Fur Figures” were a big hit with the kids. His playful sculptures invited viewers to touch and even sit down on one doubling as a wacky chair.

 

 

You Might Also Like...
Recent Posts

Lovely 1920s Spanish-style duplex in Leimert Park asking $939K

By Pauline O’Connor New on the market in Leimert Park is a well-preserved Spanish-style duplex that’s been around since 1928. The turreted building was one of a number of duplexes built in the neighborhood by local contractor Leo B. Elliott, and according to city records, shortly after its completion, the LA County Assessor determined its… Keep reading

DPP Curate Helps Boost Mid-Century Sale

Built in 1964 as part of The Cliffs, a modernist development in the Montecito Heights neighborhood of Los Angeles, 3877 Latrobe Street stands as a stunning example of mid-century modern architecture. The home was designed by architect John Lawrence Pugsley, who is best known for his mid-century commissions in neighboring Pasadena. After a series of… Keep reading

$2.3 Million Homes in California, North Carolina and Massachusetts

By Julie Lasky James Allen Walter, a California architect, designed this house for Geoffrey and Doreen Siodmak, a couple who moved in when South Pasadena was “just goats grazing and some avocado trees growing,” as Ms. Siodmak later described it to a historian. The home is being sold by its second owners, following a respectful… Keep reading