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Correction

The article “Vandals Deface Laguna’s Memorial to 9/11” in the March 16 edition mistakenly reported the cost of the memorial for the victims of the Sept. 11 terrorist attacks. Arts patron Mark Porterfield underwrote its entire $25,000 cost, including $19,000 earmarked as...

Sept. 11 Installation Underway

Though the months long reconstruction of Heisler Park ended before the summer season got underway, a contingent of joggers, dog walkers and tourists encountered what looked to be a construction truck loaded with steel beams this week. The unsuspecting audience witnessed the...

From Warfare to Emerging Cultural Icon

Local artist’s work featured in inaugural OC Great Park exhibit Jorg Dubin is best known in Laguna Beach and environs for his portrayals of hardscrabble characters and as a creator of several works of public art, including a recent commission to design the city’s Sept. 11...

Art Seen

Public Invited to Art Dedication   The public is invited to the 4 p.m. dedication Saturday, July 16, of “From the Beginning,” in the public parking lot at Seacove Drive and South Coast Highway.   Jorge Fernandez’s bronze sculptures of native Americans installed on a...

Elegant Design Selected for Sept. 11 Memorial

Laguna Beach artist Jorg Dubin’s concept for a Sept. 11 memorial sculpture was unanimously endorsed Monday by the city’s Arts Commission for installation in Heisler Park in time for the 10th anniversary of the terrorist attack.             Mayor pro tem Jane Egly attended the...

Four Finalists Vie for Sept. 11 Monument

The Arts Commission is working quickly to award the commission for the city’s latest and unquestionably most poignant work of public art in order to speed its completion by the 10th anniversary of the Sept. 11 terrorist attacks. From 10 entrants who answered the call to compete...