| Oct 25, 2012
| 11:39 AM
Join member galleries from 6 to 9 p.m. the first Thursday of each month for a festive cultural evening. The next Art Walk is Thursday. Asterisk [*] denotes the participating galleries.
Dedicated shuttle service starts at 6:15 p.m. from the...
| Oct 25, 2012
| 3:53 PM
The Laguna Plein Air Painters Assn. was founded in 1996 by local artists Ken Auster, Jacobus Bass, Cynthia Britain, Saim Caglayan and John Cosby to restore landscapes to artistic prominence.
It has grown beyond their wildest dreams, with 300 members...
| Nov 1, 2012
| 3:47 PM
Ferdinand Deppe's painting of the San Gabriel Mission underwent a long journey before landing in the Laguna Art Museum's permanent collection. But it didn't always travel first-class.
In fact, when collector Nancy Moure first encountered the painting two...
| Nov 8, 2012
For many in Chicago's Hyde Park and Kenwood neighborhoods, Wednesday was a day to celebrate.
There would be another time to worry about the fragile economy, the loss of jobs and the escalating violence in neighborhoods farther south.
Many had stayed...
| Nov 11, 2012
Virtually any way you want to slice it up, a painting, drawing or photograph that measures no more than 20 square inches in size is unusually small.
Ditto for any 3-dimensional work that can fit within a cube of 4.5 inches.
But inside the newest...
| Nov 15, 2012
| 11:51 AM
Deeply humbled by the impact of his craft on people of all ages, Star Shields has contributed to the Sawdust Art Festival for 29 years.
The Laguna Beach-based face and body artist counts Led Zeppelin, Paul and Linda McCartney, Deep Purple and Bob Dylan...
| Feb 1, 2013
"Still Waiting," a bust by artist Judy Polstra, is covered in buttons, beads and locks, including one at the center of each breast. The head is a clock, reading 7:49. Sharon Dash also depicts the human figure, but in ceramic works. One portrays an orange-...
| Jan 30, 2013
| 12:22 PM
If the Souplantation didn't tickle your taste buds, the "Soup-er Bowl" at Glendale's First Baptist Church was also available this week. On Sunday (Jan. 27), the church opened the first weekend of its annual Missions Festival with plenty of soup ladled out...
| Feb 7, 2013
Father Maur van Doorslaer lived a kind of double life.
For decades, the Benedictine monk spent half the year working in a studio at an abbey in Belgium, painting abstract art in varying shades of white. For the other half, he took in the High Desert...
| Feb 15, 2013
| 4:49 PM
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| Feb 7, 2013
| 2:31 PM
The Laguna Art Museum is where the party's at.
Come 6 p.m. Saturday, the museum, decked out as an underground club, will host a slew of art aficionados at its annual art auction. Titled "Art Auction 2013: California Underground," the event features more...