Post war residential developer Joseph Eichler worked predominantly in Northern California building over 11,000 Mid Century Modern homes between 1950 and 1974. In 1963 and 1964 his company Eichler... More > Homes migrated south to Orange County and built 330 homes in three neighborhoods in the city of Orange.
This series of 50 pencil drawings by Jeffrey Crussell samples the three Orange neighborhoods and the models that were created by Joseph Eichler and his team of architects. Each original drawing was produced on 1000h vellum, scanned and reproduced as an archival pigment print in a limited edition of ten.< Less
Best is a group art show presenting 90 pieces of art from 40 artists located throughout the continental United States and Canada. This show consists of work that the artists feel are their best... More > pieces created within the past two years.< Less
What if we lost our job, our home, or needed to sell our possessions to pay our debts? What would be our next step?
BED deals with this loss of income, possessions and identity while addressing one... More > of the basic requirements of life, shelter.
BED was constructed over the course of 30 days at the Orange County Center for Contemporary Art in Santa Ana, California as discarded objects were located and added to the final piece. During this time sketches were developed designing future possibilities for the final piece. As objects were located in dumpsters, behind buildings and on the street the design was adjusted to accommodate these newly found components. At the end of the 30-day exhibition BED was disassembled and all the found objects were returned to their original locations.< Less
The work in this book, Santa Monica, was derived from our Bloomingdale’s Santa Monica Open Call, which was developed by Crussell Fine Arts as a democratic means to search for art. The search... More > was open to any and all artists no matter their experience or representation. The artist’s identities were concealed during the process until Bloomingdale’s made their final selections to purchase work for their new Santa Monica stores permanent collection. From the submitted works Crussell Fine Arts selected 187 of the most outstanding pieces for this book that reflected the theme of the West Coast, the city of Santa Monica and the Southern California culture. Following the publication of this book Crussell Fine Arts organized an exhibition of 50 selected pieces to appear at the Orange County Center for Contemporary Art. The art presented in this book is for sale with current updates reflecting availability on our website at CrussellFineArts.com/santamonica.html.< Less
RAP-10 is an international gathering of photographers and artists who express themselves through the lens of traditional film cameras or other optical recording devices such as digital cameras, cell... More > phones, pinhole cameras and scanners. All the art in this book can be viewed on our website at CrussellFineArts.com and are available for purchase by emailing us at email@example.com.< Less
Jeffrey Crussell Architectural Illustration 1 is one in a series of books produced by Jeffrey Crussell Associates as a review of over 30 years of architectural design, master planning and... More > illustration services to architects, landscape architects and developers. Book 1 is dedicated to the years 1978 – 1986 and includes clients such as Carlos Diniz Associates, Skidmore Owings & Merrill, WZMH Group, Daniel Dworsky Associates, Judy Chicago, The Luckman Partnership, Cal State Los Angeles, LPA, Langdon Wilson Mumper, The Irvine Company, POD, Disney World Florida, PBR, Architects Orange, Hayes Large Suckling Fruth & Wedge Architects, Charles Pankow, Corbin Yamafuji & Partners, Robert Altevers and Company, PGA West, La Costa Resorts, Gensler and Associates Architects and DMJM< Less
Lucy and the Golden Dragon is a picture book for the child in all of us enhancing our imagination with the wonderment of dreams. The book is an exciting adventure of mystery with a focus on the... More > architectural icons of Los Angeles. The back page of the book describes each plate with a brief story line and the history of the Los Angeles architecture that Lucy discovers throughout her day. Story Line: While visiting Los Angeles with her family Lucy discovers a mysterious Golden Dragon outside Grauman’s Chinese Theatre, which appears to have fallen off the upper portion of the building. Placing the Golden Dragon over her head Lucy finds herself hovering off the ground. After thrusting her arms in the air Lucy begins accelerating at high speeds through the clouds where she begins to experience Los Angeles in a completely different way. From time to time Lucy finds herself in a bit of trouble but in the end has a great time seeing the sights. Later in the day…See more at CrussellFineArts.com.< Less
Jeffrey Crussell Architectural Illustration 2 is one in a series of books produced by Jeffrey Crussell Associates as a review of over 30 years of architectural design, master planning and... More > illustration services to architects, landscape architects and developers. Book 2 is dedicated to the years 1986 – 1988 and includes clients such as The Irvine Company / Irvine Pacific, Emmy Award Committee, DMJM, Southern California Rail Consultants, NBC Burbank, Gensler and Associates Architects, Kober Sclater Architects, Skidmore Owings & Merrill, Frank O. Gehry & Associates, WWAT&G, Austin Hansen Fehlman Group, Chiat Day, Claes Oldenburg - Coosje van Bruggen, FMA Landscape Architects, McDonalds - Ronald McDonald House, Pereira Associates, Ahmanson Commercial Development, URS Corporation, Albert C. Martin Associates, WZMH Group, Daniel Dworsky Associates, Rothenberg Sawasy Architects and Holmes & Narver.< Less
Jeffrey Crussell Architectural Illustration 6 is one in a series of books produced by Jeffrey Crussell Associates as a review of over 30 years of architectural design, master planning and... More > illustration services to architects, landscape architects and developers. Book 6 is dedicated to the years 1996 – 1997 and includes clients such asThe SWA Group, RTKL, MCA Universal Studios, Las Vegas Chamber of Commerce, Hellmuth Obata & Kassabaum, US Army, Daniel Dworsky Associates, Klages Carter Vail Partners, Kanner Architects, Perkowitz + Ruth Architects, Warner Brothers Studios, Nikken Sekkei Architects and EDAW.< Less
Early in the summer of 2011 we received an email from a fellow artist requesting participation in an art show at Shoshana Wayne Gallery located in Santa Monica, California called Chain Letter. Within... More > 48 hours we received the same request from several other artists. Suddenly our basic math skills kicked in, calculating the possible participation of hundreds if not thousands of artists.
July 22 marked the installation day for Chain Letter and by 9am the social network sites were buzzing with comments about traffic, two hour waits and disappointed people who were unable to participate.
Witnessing this, we at Crussell Fine Arts felt a responsibility to these people and decided to create a Facebook version of the Chain Letter so that those who were turned away would still be seen in some capacity. Within hours people started to upload their images on our page and began to feel a little better. This catalog is a result of that day.< Less