Pacific Design Center

Archie Held

Desta Gallery is excited to announce a collaboration with the Pacific Design Center in West Hollywood and art advisor Helen Varola to present an exhibition, “Exploring Forms,” featuring the sculptures of Archie Held. The exhibit is on view from March 20 to September 12, 2024, at the Pacific Design Center’s Green Building, located at 8687 Melrose Avenue, West Hollywood, CA 90069.

Archie Held is an internationally acclaimed sculptor who has been creating sculptures since the late 1970s. His work is frequently acquired by prominent collectors and can be found in public and corporate collections. Held specializes in large-scale abstract sculptures, primarily bronze and stainless steel, and often incorporates water elements into his design, lending a mesmerizing fluidity to his sculptures. Held’s sculptures are celebrated for their elegance, minimalist esthetics, and masterful construction.

The Pacific Design Center is recognized nationally and internationally as a prime destination for design excellence, housing over 70 showrooms. The PDC is a vital hub for over 2,000 leading manufacturers specializing in the finest residential and commercial interior furnishings, offering educational opportunities and resource information. An architectural landmark anchoring Los Angeles’ elite design district, the PDC’s 1.6 million-square-foot campus is a resource for professional interior designers, architects, facility managers, decorators, and dealers. Exhibitions in the PDC’s Blue and Green Lobbies are held twice a year and open in conjunction with PDC’s prestigious Spring and Fall Markets. For further information, visit:

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