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    The Illegal Operation an Essential Contribution to Social Protest/Affirmation This paper will focus on the sculpture, The Illegal Operation (1962) by Edward Kienholz. The assemblage sculpture can be found on the second floor of the Ahmanson Building at the Los Angeles County Museum of Art. Although understated at first, this sculpture deals with the taboo practice of abortions regulated in the 1960’s. In this paper I will discuss why this sculpture would make a good contribution to our textbook, specifically chapter 11 “Social Protest/Affirmation” by analyzing its history, providing comparisons, and additional information that will further amplify why this piece should be included. LACMA is a very organized museum with 9 different buildings,…

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    A. Different museums in the L.A. area i. The Los Angeles County Museum of Art was first established in 1910 in Exposition Park and in 1965 it was opened to the public in its new Wilshire Boulevard location. Since 1965, the Los Angeles County Museum of Art has been devoted to collecting works of art is both historic and geographic. Today the Los Angeles County Museum of Art is the largest art museum in the western United States, with a collection that includes over 120,000 artworks dating from…

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    goes beyond dissecting guestimates or reference points. Los Angeles has traditionally offered residents cultural anchor points that are spread out through out the county. One of these hubs featured in South Los Angeles, is Leimert Park. Founded in 1927, Leimert Park started out as a homogenous community exclusively for Caucasians. After white flight to the suburbs, there has been a fixture of predominantly black families in this neighborhood. Decades of growing discontent between residents and…

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    I’ve already seen it. The canal, the body builders, and the ridiculous tshirts that only someone stoned would buy. But I’m not from Venice. fourteen miles down south of the beach is South Central, my home for the first eighteen years of my life. Now, during holidays and breaks, I live in the middle of northern LA County in a desert called Palmdale. It’s important to note the differences. One that I learned immediately was that neighbors don’t like noise but love to phone police about it. Our…

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    realize that I do not need to be spending money on luxuries but instead donating that money to charities. As he states, “Again, the formula is simple: whatever money you’re spending on luxuries, not necessities, should be given away”. I was motivated by this article because I realized that not all individuals have the same advantage as I do. I have the chance to get an education, have a shelter and buy luxuries that others do not. If I have the chance to teach or help others, I would because I…

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    In Los Angeles, people are always up and about. There is a constant need for luxury transportation as people go out to parties, special events, or corporate affairs. Whatever the reason, transportation is a must through the busy, popular location. Our services are versatile, as we adhere to the need of a wide fan base. Customers enjoy our services because we listen to what their specific needs are and we cattier to them. We also provide reasonable prices and excellent customer support. Take a…

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    has increased rapidly, especially in the county of Los Angeles. From conducting search on the keyword “homelessness,” I found that there are a lot of people in the Los Angeles county who has been homeless for a while and it has been increasing continuously. According to the LA times, “L.A. sees another sharp rise in homelessness and outdoor tents” by Gale Holland and Peter Jamison shows that homelessness developed in the last year by nearly 47,000 people in the street and shelters regardless of…

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    The two cities I chose to report on are Downey and South Gate. The reasons I chose these cities are I graduated from Downey High School and I grew up in the city of South Gate. From personal experience, I know that they are similar in many ways but also differ in terms of their economy just by observing the cities. This report will discuss the economic development goals of the two cities with emphasis on how they compare and contrast to one another and will determine the desirability of…

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    The Intercity Rules How did the movie Boyz N The Hood give me a better understanding on how to live in South Los Angeles? When I was living in South Los Angeles this movie impacted my life, because it showed me how to be street smart. Boyz N the Hood gave me advice on how to live in a vicious life style of black-on-black crimes in South Central Los Angeles. I was unaware of the dangerous streets, manipulative people, the high rate of teen pregnancy, and the poverty was unbelievable. Living…

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    Homelessness is an issue that goes back as far as the 1640s. The County of Los Angeles has been trying to combat the issues of homelessness for decades. The total estimated number of people experiencing homelessness in “Los Angeles County” according to the Los Angeles Homeless Services Authority (LAHSA) is “46,874, an overall increase of 2,515 people or 5.7% from 2015 (44,359)” LAHSA.ORG (2016). Although many programs have been developed over the years, the numbers continue to increase for…

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