And it's a great building, with a mix of spaces that are just perfect for artists and shows.”, An undated vintage photo of the Bendix Building; Credit: Courtesy Roadside Architecture.
“Do you know about Florence Caster?” Hirsh asks. Shows have included post-Impressionist homoerotic idylls by painter Jonny Negron; hyper-real, pop-inflected painted tableaux by Parker Ito; complex installation art from Body by Body; photography by philosopher Jean Baudrillard; experimental films by author Chris Kraus; disrupted painterly realism by Van Hanos; and conceptual photographs by Judy Fiskin — all coexisting in the same critically acclaimed, self-consciously avant-garde aesthetic program.
For example, Harry Dodge's show of mixed-media, post-robotic sculptural pieces, “Works of Love” (on view through Sept. 30), was organized by Matalon and artist Adam Marnie with Tufts University. Here are the seven core venues that make the Bendix a must-see stop on any modern art gallery itinerary. He invented an automotive electric starting motor drive, called the “Bendix Drive” in 1914 and became a millionaire. Buildings of brick, steel and concrete sprung up throughout the second half of the 1920s on the site in the western section of South Bend. Contact us if you have any questions or feedback, Select the collections to add or remove from your search, Los Angeles Examiner Photographs Collection, 1920-1961, Los Angeles Examiner Prints Collection, late 1920's - 1961, examiner_Volume124/EXM-P-S-LOS-ANG-CIT-BUI-022.tiff, International Mission Photography Archive, Pentecostal and Charismatic Research Archive, The John Randolph Haynes and Dora Haynes Foundation, The Institute for Museum and Library Services, The National Endowment for the Humanities, The James H. Zumberge Research and Innovation Fund, Ailing Zhang (Eileen Chang) Papers, 1919-1994, Andrew J. and Erna Viterbi Family Archives, An Other War Memorial -- Memories of the American War in Viet Nam, Automobile Club of Southern California collection, 1892-1963, California Historical Society Collection, 1860-1960, China Society of Southern California Collection, Chinese Historical Society of Southern California Collection, ca.1880-1933, Dick Whittington Photography Collection, 1924-1987, Dunbar Economic Development Corporation Collection, 1880-1986, Emerging Nationalism in Portuguese Africa, 1959-1965, Festival de Flor y Canto de Aztlan, 1973 and 2010, First African Methodist Episcopal Church of Los Angeles Collection, Go for Broke National Education Center Collection, Historical California Topographical Maps, 1886-1977, Independent Commission on the Los Angeles Police Department, 1991, InscriptiFact -- an image database of inscriptions and artifacts, International Mission Photography Archive, ca.1860-ca.1960, Israeli Palestinian Archaeology Working Group, Japanese American Incarceration Images, 1941-1946, Japanese Rare Books and Manuscripts Collection, Kendall O. “It started small; we've had artist studios in there, low-key, for years. The central administration building on Bendix drive was ornamented with Art Deco copper zigzag door spandrels, a wood hood covering the entire entrance, and geometric detailing. Elyse Pignolet at Track 16; Credit: Courtesy Track 16.
Its next exhibition, “Mn?monikos,” is a group show about landscape and memory curated by Esther Ruiz; it opens Aug. 4 (7-10 p.m.). But thanks to Steve Hirsh, the building now has a wickedly cool new dimension. The Winkler-Grimm building, dating from 1902, was purchased by Bendix, who had its second floor converted into a private apartment for Vincent. Durden and Ray installation view; Credit: Shana Nys Dambrot. The name became Bendix Aviation in 1929 when production began to include aviation products. The buildings from the 1920’s and 30’s are in the Art Deco style. TSA culls from both the local and exchange stables, as its mission statement reads, to “further empower the artist's role beyond that of studio practitioner to include the roles of curator, critic and community developer; and to act as an alternate model to the conventions of the current commercial art market.” A recent show combined hand-wrought wood and water sculptures with audio tech to surreal, witty effect. The buildings from the 1920s and 30s are in the Art Deco style. Bendix Building, Suite 832; (510) 414-7756, durdenandray.com; Tue.-Sat., 10 a.m.-6 p.m.; Sun., noon-4 p.m.; free. The building's remarkable sculptural ornamentation, etchings of Renaissance scholars and crests dedicated to the creative arts cover its façade and public areas. The main entrance to The History Museum and the Studebaker National Museum is located on Thomas Street, which is one block south of Washington Street. Established by Olivia Barrett and Nelson Harmon, its program is both esoteric and visceral. JOAN has a special focus on artists who are based in L.A. or have roots here, especially new or underappreciated voices, and also a knack for attracting salient guest curators and even institutional cooperation. When he moved to the Bendix in 2015, he intended to just be one of the artists who were already using the building for their studios.
“The garment folks were a little suspicious at first, but now they tell me that they like their fascinating new neighbors,” Hirsh says. It was also well known for the name Bendix, as used on home clothes washing machines, but never actually made these appliances.
Finding artists to move in, you could say curating the building in a way. Hirsh's late father, Stanley, bought, renovated, occupied and promoted the building in the 1970s, turning it into the hub of garment-centric production and creative space it remains to this day.
Bendix Building The current sprawl of the Fashion District is interspersed with landscapes of the old garment industry.
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But in 2016, when he was presented with the chance to work with the marvelous Kim Abeles, he carved out the clean white-box space facing the hallway, and that was that for a quiet studio life. Horizontal photography. It was established in 2007 and had been a pillar of the famous NELA (Northeast Los Angeles) art walks. Negron's “Small Map of Heaven” is now on view through Sept. 1. There are about 12 members in the L.A. crew, but the members are active as curators rather than as artists per se, though of course many are both. Luckily, in 2013 the Bendix Main Office/factory is going to be re-occupied by Curtis Products of South Bend. Bendix Corporation, now partly Bosch Corporation and Honeywell Aviation, began with Vincent Bendix from Moline, Illinois. Below are some current images of how the Bendix Corporation offices appear now.
“She was a special woman. The only building pre-existing on the site was a large 3-story building formerly occupied by Winkler-Grimm, manufacturers of delivery wagons. The main office building of the Bendix Corporation was occupied by Bosch components until December 2012. Bendix Building is a 12-story high-rise building in Los Angeles, California, U.S.A.. View a detailed profile of the structure 137084 including further data and descriptions in the Emporis database. Being in the Bendix has helped fuel this group's ambitions in a big way.
“I love having artists around!” says Steve Hirsh, owner of the Bendix Building, Beaux-Arts princess of the downtown Fashion District skyline, at 1206 Maple Ave. Bendix Building, Suite 523; (209) 553-0462, tigerstrikesasteroid.com; Sat.-Sun., noon-5 p.m.; free. “We are very proud of what is happening there,” Hirsh says. He and his wife are avid art fans and collectors; infusing art into the business mix has been a sort of long-term pet project for Hirsh since he took over the family business, which is anchored at the majestic Cooper Design Space at 860 S. Los Angeles St., and includes the Gothamesque 1928 Merchants Exchange at 719 S. Los Angeles St. In 1960, Bendix Aviation changed its name to Bendix Corporation to include its other activities, such as automobiles, space, missiles, and energy controls. Known for large-scale and wide-ranging projects including but not limited to work by Sandow Birk, Man Ray, Manuel Ocampo, Llyn Foulkes, contemporary art from Cuba, the art of early punk, and the urban billboard, Track 16 delights in turning Americana on its head. From aviation to fashion to art, one thing about the iconic and perennially zeitgeisty Bendix Building that has never changed is its pioneering verve. How Long Can Cannabidiol Remain In The Body? Bendix Building, Suite 1030; (213) 973-5327, chateaushatto.com; Tue.-Sat., noon-6 p.m.; free.
D&R group shows are always thematic and on-trend, examining issues of style, medium and story with eclectic, intersectional enthusiasm and unapologetically progressive social and political perspectives. Thanks to her, the Bendix has 70 years of street cred behind it!”.
Download: small (250x250 max) medium (500x500 max) Large (1000x1000 max) Extra Large. It has new exhibitions about every six weeks, and the next opening is on Aug. 4 (7-10 p.m.) for “Collectivity” — part of a back-to-back exhibition exchange with another like-minded artist collective, the Colorado Springs group Hyperlink. Bendix Building, Suite 523; montevistaprojects.com; Sat.-Sun., noon-5 p.m.; free.
However, the firm experienced tremendous growth as a result of wartime production in the 1940’s. Photograph of the Bendix Building (later the Security-First National Bank) with tower, downtown Los Angeles. One of the most prominent is the old Bendix Building. The Bendix Drive and the 4-wheel brake system he invented were the basis for the formation of a new company in 1924. But longtime businesses are staying put, so the building has developed this mix of industrial operations right alongside the galleries, artists and other creative businesses, scattered across every floor of the building — including the HQ of peripatetic dance company Heidi Duckler Dance, which recently staged a performance and soundscape on-site. The only building pre-existing on the site was a large 3-story building formerly occupied by Winkler-Grimm, manufacturers of delivery wagons.