Artists and designers in the state found their voices by breaking from modernist traditions and embracing the light, color, and playful attitude of the West Coast.
Avishay Artsy is an audio and print journalist based in Los Angeles. He currently works at the UCLA School of the Arts and Architecture and hosts the podcast, Works In Progress. His stories have appeared on KCRW, KQED, KPCC, NPR, Marketplace, and other outlets. He is also an adjunct professor at USC.