About the Book
Baker's Dozen is an annual survey of the zeitgeist of Los Angeles contemporary art. In bringing together these 13 artists we feel that a reflection on current directions in art here in SoCal can be gleaned from the inter-relationships of themes and materials presented in the works of art. To some degree it reflects our own preconceptions and bias, of course, but we hope that on a deeper level we are locating a number of important nexus points of artistic endeavor.
The Torrance Art Museum is located at the Torrance Cultural Arts Center in the City of Torrance. It is a program of the Cultural Services Division of the City of Torrance Community Services Department. The Cultural Services Division is responsible for City-sponsored arts and cultural initiatives held at the Torrance Cultural Arts Center and throughout the City. The Museum encourages all people to develop and increase their understanding and appreciation for modern and contemporary artwork via a variety of exhibitions offered in its two gallery spaces, as well as educational programs, artist talks, lectures, and symposia.