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A Post-Script to The Tell

By Kellie Hall, Special to the Independent A charred scrap of The Tell, the 636-foot-long photomural assembled in Laguna Canyon in 1989, looks like an excavated piece of earth, with jagged, discolored edges and flaps of completely faded photos peeling off its surface. This...

Art Crowd to Crown its Stars

  Social activist, gallerist, photographer and artist Mark Chamberlain is among this year’s nominees for artist of the year in the annual Art Stars Awards from the Laguna Beach Arts Alliance. “I guess it all boils down to artist since art is an ever evolving territory,” said...

The Big Picture Travels to the Land of the Great Wall

When the El Toro Marine Air Base was decommissioned, a group of photographers decided to document it for posterity before its structures succumbed to decay and the wrecking ball. Mark Chamberlain, Jerry Burchfield, Douglas McCullough, Clayton Spada, Jacques Garnier and Rob...