Museum’s exhibit on Hollywood portrait photographer George Hurrell taps into local history By L.F. D’Elia Florence Leontine Lowe Barnes had money — big money – having been born into one of the wealthiest families in America. In addition to her estate in Pasadena, Florence owned a large home on 40 acres along the […]
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Hollywood starlets Jean Harlow, Bette Davis, Greta Garbo and Marlene Dietrich as well as the art world’s most glamorous and accomplished denizens, Andy Warhol, Frank Cuprien and Anna Hills, all posed for George Hurrell. Beginning on Sunday, the Laguna Art Museum will exhibit a selection of his photos dating back to the 1920s and […]
Beauty Shots When the Susi Q Senior Center was in the planning stage, the Laguna Beach Seniors board made a fateful decision: we would forego permanent art on the walls in favor of rotating exhibitions celebrating the work of community artists. (With six to seven shows a year, Gallery Q is exceeding our wildest expectations.) […]
Aviation author Barbara H. Schultz animates the next Laguna Beach Historical Society program Tuesday, April 24, at City Hall with tales about historic aviators that figure in Laguna history. Schultz wrote “Pancho,” about Pancho Barnes, and “Flying Carpets, Flying Wings” the biography of Moye W. Stephens, the aviator who accompanied adventurer Richard Halliburton. […]