Monday, February 24, 2014

Everything's Coming Up Orange!

Yesterday, Larry and I zoomed over to the Petersen Automotive Museum on the corner of Fairfax and Wilshire.  We were invited to a book signing by Angel City Press for their new release, "The Orange and the Dream of California" by David Boulé.  Paddy and Scott from Angel City, managed to secure the rooftop conference room for this soirée.  This is a delightful room, looking directly toward the old May Company building and LACMA across Wilshire Boulevard.  The view is quite extraordinary.
View from the roof of Petersen Musuem of May Company.  The Spire at left is on the face of the Petersen Museum, soon to be dismantled for an updated look.

Many of our friends were in attendance, including "Orange" book designer, Amy Inouye accompanied by artist, Stuart Rapeport.
Amy and Stuart
Historian Ernie Marquez and Photographer, Larry Underhill
It was a delightful afternoon, filled with orangey images, food, clothing and accessories.  Orange is my favorite color.

Orange Fashions with Amy Inouye and Mrs. Boulé. Photo by Stuart Rapeport

I look forward to reading the book about how important the orange is to California.  
I always enjoy wandering around the Petersen Auto Museum, especially the first floor with it's replicas of Los Angeles landmarks!
Pup Cafe replica, Petersen Museum

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