Category archives for: Art

Mesmerizing Mural: New public artwork on Ivanhoe Avenue is first under Athenaeum auspices in La Jolla

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he Murals of La Jolla public art project received a playfully bold addition last week with the installation of “One Pointed Attention.”

Lux Art Institute announces five, new Artists in Residence for 2014-2015

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Every year, Lux Art Institute in Encinitas invites five artists from around the world to spend a month in residence, making art while giving visitors a chance to watch the process and ask questions along the way. Here are the new Artists in Residence.

Let’s Review: ‘Shore Thing’ is a sure thing for Thursday nights at Museum of Contemporary Art San Diego in La Jolla

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Throughout the 2014 summer, the Museum of Contemporary Art San Diego (MCASD) at 700 Prospect St. in La Jolla is hosting a free event, called “Shore Thing” from 5 to 8 p.m. every Thursday through Aug 28, 2014.

Let’s Review: La Jolla Library’s new plein-air art show is fresh and fun

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The La Jolla Library Art Committee is working to reinvent the library and give us new reasons to go there — like to behold beautiful art — and opened a new plein-air art show, titled “Fresh Paint.” It will be up through Oct. 15, 2014 at the La Jolla Library.

Jurors pick 43 San Diego artists for new Athenaeum Music & Arts Library show in La Jolla

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43 artists were selected for the Athenaeum’s 23rd annual Juried Exhibition on view in the Joseph Clayes III and Rotunda galleries, Aug. 2-30 at 1008 Wall St.

Scenery for the Greenery: New sculpture exhibit blooms at San Diego Botanic Garden in Encinitas

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Any time of year is a good time to visit San Diego Botanic Garden, but now is particularly inviting, with the recent installation of the fourth annual “Sculpture in the Garden” show. The garden itself is a beauty, boasting 37 acres filled with almost 4,000 types of plants from around the world. The sculptures, placed in appropriate settings throughout the garden, provide an added feast for the eyes.

Art show in La Jolla to benefit Autism Tree Project

To raise funds for the Sanford Consortium and Autism Tree Project Foundation, artist Michael Leaf will present the ZERO Degrees Exhibition.

Keeping it Simple: La Jolla native has Sumi-e, Japanese-art exhibit in Balboa Park

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Sumi-e art is all about simplicity, said La Jolla native and artist Lauris Phillips. The strokes are minimal to show the “essence” of a subject. Even the word is simple, when broken down. Sumi means “ink” in Japanese, she said, and adding the –e changes the meaning to “ink painting.”

Under the Sea: Precious ecosystems depicted in La Jolla’s Birch Aquarium at Scripps photography exhibit

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Octavio Aburto is a storyteller, and the stories he tells with underwater photography will likely take your breath away.

Brushes with Greatness: Painting remains central to La Jolla artist through rich and diverse life

Anne Waddell works plein air on a newly commissioned piece at her Bird rock home. Pat Sherman

Waddell met with President Ronald Reagan and was commissioned to paint a portrait of him on his horse, “Little Man.”

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