The exhibition “500 Years of Utopia” at the University of Southern California

“The collections we drew from all work to demonstrate how utopian thinking has underwritten experimental communities throughout Southern California — and much further afield — for generations now, from health retreats and New Age co-ops to futuristic urban visions of Los Angeles itself,” said co-curator and architecture writer Geoff Manaugh.

500 Hundred Years of Failed Utopias