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I went to one of my all-time favorite museums today, the California Folk Art and Craft Museum near the LACMA. It’s the best spot for just popping in—not too big, just five bones, and it always has the coolest exhibits. Today I went to see “Within Four Miles” by Josh Dorman.

Josh Dorman

I wish you could see the details better here, but I think it’s one of those you’ve got to visit up close. He essentially does really intricate collages on antique maps. Kind of surreal, Dali imagery but so delicate, like if Paul Klee used more concrete, realistic images. It’s not my favorite, content-wise, but I’m such a sucker for a well done collage, and these are amazing. The show at CAFAM is closing, but he’s represented by the George Billis Gallery in Culver City, so maybe they’ll have more opportunities to check out his stuff.

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