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Diebenkorn at the Orange County Museum of Art

Richard Diebenkorn’s Ocean Park Series is featured in a wonderful exhibition at the Orange County Museum of Art. After moving to Southern California in the 60’s, Diebenkorn created his famous 20 year exploration in abstraction. The show at OCMA presents … Continue reading

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Pacific Standard Time: The Greatest Modern Artist I’ve Never Known

OK. Here’s the disclaimer. To my friends who are not into modern art and who especially dislike abstract expressionism, this is not for you. If you are interested in this stuff, here goes… As a part of Pacific Standard Time, … Continue reading

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Pacific Standard Time: The First Week

Pacific Standard Time, the six month celebration of Southern California art from about 1945 to 1980 opened on October 1st. At LACMA an exhibition with the long winded title, California Design, 1930–1965: “Living in a Modern Way”, features iconic modern … Continue reading

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Senna

Roll your eyes now and get it over with. Yes, this is a car thing……. kinda. What it really is is a very good movie. It’s a documentary that tells the human story of Brazilian F1 driver, Ayrton Senna. Beautifully compiled from archival … Continue reading

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Get ready art fans! Pacific Standard Time is coming!… Soon! This will be a huge deal in LA. Here is the quote from the web page. “Pacific Standard Time is a collaboration of more than 60 cultural institutions across Southern … Continue reading

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Tim Burton Exhibition at LACMA Part 2

OK. This only sort of concerns the Tim Burton exhibit… There is another exhibition at LACMA well worth visiting. It’s entitled, “Gifts of the Sultan: The Arts of Giving at the Islamic Courts”. This is a show filled with stunning … Continue reading

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Tim Burton Exhibition at LACMA Part 1

The Tim Burton exhibition at the LA County Museum of Art follows Burton’s works from grade school to the present.  It’s like going to a carnival in Burton’s brain! The impression that I had of Burton’s early work was one … Continue reading

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