Orange County

Ongoing

James Verbicky: Divisionaire

Joanne Artman Gallery

Last Chance - July 1 through August 31, 2014

James Verbicky makes precise collages out of vintage advertisements. He calls them "media paintings" and says they "transcend simple words and images and become objects containing the essence of human culture."

Reverie in Daily Life

The Muzeo (Anaheim Museum)

Last Chance - August 2 through 31, 2014

This show is supposed to be "nine artists' unsophisticated answer" to the question "what is art?" They're trying to get away from the smart, art-scho kind of thinking and focus on senses and feelings.

Rex Brandt: In Praise of Sunshine

Laguna Art Museum

June 29 through September 21, 2014

From the 1930s through the 1990s, Rex Brandt made watercolor paintings and wrote books to help other people make watercolor paintings. He gravitated toward semi-abstraction and liked exploring effects of sunshine, hence this show's title.

Recents Posts

Artadia Wants You! Deadline for First Round of LA Grants September 30

Artadia Wants You! Deadline for First Round of LA Grants September 30

Artadia: The Fund for Art and Dialogue is accepting applications from all visual artists living and working in Los Angeles County, but hurry! Applications must be submitted online by September 30, 11:59 PM (PST). Individual artists and collaboratives at any point in their careers could win from $5000 to $15,000 in unrestricted payola, to be […]

Triennial Mash up by Mario M. Muller

California-Pacific Triennial at Orange County Museum of Art

The California-Pacific Triennial opened a couple of weeks ago at The Orange County Museum of Art. The ambitious exhibition, which runs through November 17th, is the debut of a new format that used to be the California Biennial and has morphed to include 15 artists from countries that border the Pacific Ocean. The premise that […]

“Ken Price Sculpture: A Retrospective” at LACMA

“Ken Price Sculpture: A Retrospective” at LACMA

I don’t know how it will play in Texas when it comes to the  Nasher Sculpture Center in February 2013, but Ken Price’s magnificent exhibition at the Los Angeles County Museum of Art is so thoroughly suffused with the bittersweet aura of a memorial that it’s impossible not to be thrilled by the joy that […]

Grad school confidential

Grad school confidential

This is an essay about learning Photoshop. Kruger, “Your comfort is my silence’ 1991   I have to learn it for a class. I am in graduate school, see. I still have a hard time believing this. I’m in this multimedia experimental MA program in Specialized Journalism The Arts at the University of Southern California. I’ll […]

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