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Art Seen 9/20/13

Art Seen 9/20/13

Peter Blake Earns Honors From His Peers Laguna Beach gallerist Peter Blake will receive The Helena Modjeska Cultural Legacy Award on Tuesday, Sept. 24, at the 14th annual Orange County Arts Awards in the Samueli Theater in Costa Mesa. In addition, this week Blake’s gallery, 435 Ocean Ave., opens a new exhibit with an artist […]

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Art Seen 9/13/13

Art Seen 9/13/13

Vintage Viewing  The medium is part of the message in photographer Jana Cruder’s “All That Glitters Is Gold” video exhibition, which opened last week at JoAnne Artman Gallery, 326 N. Coast Highway. The installation by Cruder supersizes and reproduces a 1954 Viewmaster to show two stop motion videos that explore identity and social norms.   […]

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Art Seen 9/6/13

Art Seen 9/6/13

Artists Capture Early California   During industrialization and immigration in the 1920s and 1930s, urban and rural California landscapes began changing. A group of both young and established artists such as Emil Kosa, Jr., Milford Zornes, Rex Brandt, Roger Kuntz, Marshall Hibbard, Charles F. Keck and Charles Kilgore created an indelible legacy, documenting the gritty, mundane, […]

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Art Seen 8/30/13

Art Seen 8/30/13

Artists Who Remake the Grand Tradition When a brush cannot be found, use a brick. Saltfineart presents an exhibit of artists who are revolutionizing the grand tradition of painting through forward leaps in style, content and technique. An opening reception is set for Thursday, Sept. 5, 6-9 p.m. Exhibition of work by Alejandro Campins, Andriy […]

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Art Seen 8/23/13

Art Seen 8/23/13

Buy Art-To-Go, Win Hotel Prizes The Artists Fund at Festival of Arts will hold two prize drawings Saturday, Aug. 31 from among those who purchase from the Art-To-Go collection, available daily on the Festival grounds. Prizes include stays at The Ritz-Carlton Laguna Niguel or The Tides Inn in Laguna Beach. Art-To-Go is a sale of […]

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Art Seen 8/16/13

Art Seen 8/16/13

Ex-Coach Shares Gridiron Tales Uncharacteristically, Laguna Beach’s Festival of Arts will host former USC and Los Angeles Rams football coach John Robinson for an afternoon of art, wine, music and great stories on Sunday, Aug. 18, from 4 – 6 p.m. Robinson was invited to the festival by artist Fabrice Spies, who last year exhibited […]

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Art Seen 8/9/13

Art Seen 8/9/13

Auction Replenishes Fund for Hard Times The annual Artists’ Benevolence Fund Art Auction takes place at the Sawdust Festival on Sunday, Aug. 11; silent bidding takes place from 10:30 a.m. to noon in the Healy House and the live auction held on the main entertainment deck from 2 to 5 p.m. Sawdust exhibitors donate their […]

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Art Seen 7/26/13

Art Seen 7/26/13

Art Cube Unfolds for Dubin Local artist Jorg Dubin’s “American Cultural Icons” series opens at Art Cube gallery for Thursday’s Art Walk on Aug. 1, 266 Forest Ave. “I wanted to create an interesting surface that was very tactile and at the same time could be enjoyed from several different perspectives. From a distance, the […]

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Art Seen 7/19/13

Art Seen 7/19/13

Art-To-Go Offers Receptions, Hotel Prizes at Festival of Arts  The Artists Fund at Festival of Arts is exhibiting its  Art-To-Go collection now through Aug. 31 at Tivoli Lane on the Festival grounds. The fund raising program, themed Little Pictures with a Purpose, features 100 originals available for purchase daily, while they last. Free reception events […]

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Art Seen 7/12/13

Art Seen 7/12/13

Ribbon Cutting at Coastal Eddy Coastal eddy gallery celebrates their recent opening with a ribbon-cutting ceremony at 4:30 p.m. on Thursday, July 18. Invited guests include members of the Laguna Beach City Council, Chamber of Commerce directors and state and county officials. The new HIP district gallery, located at 1417 S. Coast Highway, focuses on […]

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Art Seen 6/14/13

Art Seen 6/14/13

Landscape Photographer Shares His Talents Resident artists of Forest and Ocean Gallery will be sharing their experiences in special presentations, beginning with Roger Bennett in the “The Art of Seeing” on Saturday, June 15 from 4 to 5 p.m. at 480-B Ocean Ave. Bennett produces vibrant and stunning photographic prints. Refreshments and light snacks will […]

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Art Seen 6/7/13

Art Seen 6/7/13

New Gallery Features the Cool School  The work of David Stone Martin is on display starting Thursday, June 13 throughout the summer at a new arts venue, Jazz Artz Gallery, 1452 S. Coast Highway, in the  exhibit “Jazz Album Covers 1946-1962.” Martin was a prolific artist in the postwar era, creating over 400 record album […]

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Art Seen 5/24/13

Art Seen 5/24/13

Art Sleuth Retraces Payne’s Steps Laguna Art Museum will host “Art Sleuthing Edgar Payne’s Paintings,” a free talk with art consultant and Laguna Beach resident Eric Jessen in Thursday, May 30, at 7 p.m. Jessen, a consultant on the Payne exhibition to the Pasadena Museum of California Art, will share the detective work that went into solving […]

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Art Seen 4/26/13

Art Seen 4/26/13

Young Curators Devise Portrait Show A team of eight Laguna Beach High School student curators tutored by Laguna Outreach for Community Arts will hold their second juried show at Laguna Nursery, kicking off with a public reception and awards for winning artists on Thursday, May 2, 4-5 p.m. The “Our Town” portrait exhibition will be […]

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Art Seen 4/12/13

Art Seen 4/12/13

Art That’s Small at City Hall Laguna Beach’s Mayor Kelly Boyd announced the winners of the annual Art That’s Small at City Hall competition last week. Out of 91 entries from throughout the county, first place went to Ben Desoto; second to Anthony Salvo, third to James Nordstrom; City Hall choice to Maggie Spencer; and […]