renaissance

Wall of Fame Dusted by Acrimony

Celebrity likenesses add cache as wall adornments in dining establishments such as New York’s Sardi’s or one of the locations of The Palm restaurant. But the wall of fame many Laguna Beach residents aspired to, sketches of loyal patrons inside Michael Kang’s now-closed restaurant...

Fire Consumes an Artist’s Collection

  As local art festivals ended their hectic summer season this week, most exhibitors took delight in their shrunken inventory, a measure of success selling work. By contrast, Laguna Beach printmaker Julita Jones feels a sense of relief at what remained unsold in her booths...