Art Seen 10/25/13


Museum Takes the Initiative

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Artist Adam Silverman, right, with the museum’s director of operations, Tim Schwab, at an installation that opens to the public on Sunday, Oct. 27.

Laguna Art Museum’s first annual Art and Nature initiative, Nov. 7-10, is complemented by three nature-themed exhibitions, two of which open with a reception on Saturday, Oct. 26 from 6-9 p.m.

Work by Los Angeles-based artists Adam Silverman and Richard Kraft will be on display until Jan. 19. Tanya Aguíñiga’s exhibition, currently on display, will remain open through Feb. 9.

RSVP to the reception to Marni Farmer, at 949-494-8971 x208 or [email protected].



Gallery Opens Three Shows in November

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Kiyomi Fukui’s work is part of “Periphery,” at AR4T Gallery.

Don Pendleton’s original works, “A Heart As Heavy As Night,” will be on exhibition through Sunday, Oct. 27, at 1175 S. Coast Highway.

Then, in the following month, the gallery opens the first of three shows,  beginning with “Periphery,” a 25 artist print exchange curated by Los Angeles artist Camilla Taylor.

Next is “Pageant of Living Things & The Ocean,” a multimedia event in conjunction with the Laguna Art Museum’s Art & Nature weekend.

Closing out the month is a group show with AR4T Gallery’s five favorite ladies, titled “Lovely Vagabonds.”

For more information visit, or call 949-988-0603.



CAP Donations for Yart Sale

CAP urges anyone with unwanted art and art objects or art and craft supplies to donate them for the “Yart Sale” on Nov. 2.

Donated items of all price points are welcomed.

Email [email protected] or call 949/533-7507 to coordinate pickup of your donations.


 Reception Set for Afterlife Exhibition

Art Cube Gallery hosts a reception for the mixed media group exhibition inspired by Dia De Los Muertos (Day of the Dead) on Saturday, Oct. 26, from 6-9 p.m., 266 Forest Ave.

RSVP to [email protected]

The group exhibition runs to Dec. 1.


The Great Picture Heads South

The Great Picture, created to commemorate and promote the Orange County Great Park, required hundreds of volunteers and incalculable man hours to turn an F-18 jet maintenance hangar at the former El Toro Marine Corps Air Base into the largest camera obscura in history. In 2006, it created the largest photograph in the world, which depicts the defunct base’s control tower and tarmac and the future urban park.

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The Great Picture in production.

As an example of turning swords into plowshares, the photo is heading to New Orleans’ Contemporary Arts Center photo exhibition. But the endeavor still requires financial support, says Mark Chamberlain, owner of Laguna Beach’s BC Space Gallery, who helped organize the shoot. Contributions will be rewarded with some wonderful perks and the opportunity to join in an extraordinary project with a very worthy cause, he said.


Here’s the Indiegogo link.




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