California’s Poolside Glamour

“Backyard Oasis” features a carefully selected series of iconic poolside photographs, including David Hockney’s sun-flecked scenes alongside Herb Ritts and Lawrence Schiller’s glamorous Hollywood-style portraits and more surreal takes from pop-art master John Baldessari.

The Pool as a glamour-bathed symbol of of 1950s California’s sunny backyard – not only of the rich and famous but also of narcissism and escapePromising !


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Backyard Oasis: The Swimming Pool in Southern California Photography, in 1945 – 1982.

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