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Let's Review: Three don’t-miss shows open at three La Jolla's UCSD galleries

Let's Review: Three don’t-miss shows open at three La Jolla's UCSD galleries

By Will Bowen

Three art spaces recently opened exhibitions on UC San Diego’s campus — The University Art Gallery (UAG), the California Institute of Technology (Calit2) gallery, and the Structural & Materials Engineering (SME) building gallery.

Each is an important place to keep an eye on because there is a great deal of high-level conceptual thought by leading-edge artists and theorists going into each new exhibition — much more so than other galleries in the public sphere that focus more on art as something beautiful to behold, or as an admirable skill or craft, or as a commodity that denotes taste and status.

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