San Diego


Ryan McGinness: Community Identity Stability

Quint Gallery

November 8 through December 31, 2014

In his new work, Ryan McGinness is thinking about his older work -- or he's engaged in "quiet contemplation" about his past decade worth of output. And because he's contemplating ten years, he made ten new paintings and ten monoprints.

Rita McBride: Public Tilt

Museum of Contemporary Art San Diego - Downtown

October 10, 2014 through February 8, 2015

Rita McBride's installation include a replica of arena bleachers that people can actually sit on and a disorienting dropped ceiling. Every Friday at noon, artists, performers or cultural thinkers are sitting on the bleachers, making short presentations.

Ron Nagle: Peripheral Cognition

San Diego Museum of Art

November 1, 2014 through February 17, 2015

Ron Nagle, a ceramic artists who started working in the 1960s and whose quirky approach often gets him grouped with guys like Ken Price, hasn't had a big, serious museum show until now. This show will included Art Deco spin-offs, splatters on linoleum and little rock-like forms that seem to be giving birth to aliens.

American Visions: Place and Identity

San Diego Museum of Art

October 23, 2014 through February 22, 2015

Starting with paintings from the 19th century, this works-from-the-collection show tries to trace the "Americanization" of painting, how slowly American painters separated themselves from their European predecessors and started doing their own thing. It goes all the way up to the 1960s and 70s.

Recents Posts

5 from 1: Joe Yorty

5 from 1: Joe Yorty

5 from 1 presents the work of one artist in conversation with five sources that are driving their studio practice. The rest is up to you. Joe Yorty (link) Greetings from Israel, 2013 found shelf, Quikrete, spray paint, monofilament, found objects, borrowed objects, stolen objects, corrugated cardboard,contact paper, wire hanger, electric parachuting Santa Claus, CB2 […]

Top 5: Oct. 9, 2014

Top 5: Oct. 9, 2014

Here are our picks for the best art shows in Southern California this week! Subscribe to our newsletter if you’d like to get this list piping hot and early in your mailbox.   1. Michel Auder and Józef Robakowski: Street Life October 11 – December 18, 2014 Opening: October 10, 2014 | 7–10 pm Fahrenheit […]

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