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Southern California’s expansive vistas and ethereal light have an unspoken power. If it were a sound, I would imagine it to be a deep cleansing exhale, like a cool breeze blowing off the ocean on a warm sunny day. If it were to be conveyed as an image or object, it is undoubtedly captured in the body of work created by a group of artists from the region in the 1960’s, who were part of an art movement known as Light and Space.
The transcendental experience of being in Southern California – the deep blue Pacific Ocean and the …
September is Arts Month here in San Diego, and we’re celebrating with everything from art walks to film festivals. But regardless of what month you visit, San Diego is a top destination for lovers of all forms of art.
Some of the city’s most intriguing artworks take a little bit of sleuthing to discover. Fortunately, you’ve got your own personal guide right here! Join me for a video tour as I search out some of San Diego’s hidden artistic treasures.
Want to track down these works of art yourself? Visit these helpful sites and put together a do-it-yourself San Diego …
During the whole month of September, visitors and locals alike can enjoy the vibrant local arts communities and help celebrate “Arts Month San Diego” with a variety of exhibitions and events taking place across the county.
You can find out everything you wanted to know about Arts Month San Diego here. Below are few highlights:
- ART SAN DIEGO Contemporary Art Fair, Sept. 1 – 4
Held at new the Hilton San Diego Bayfront in downtown San Diego, the event showcases works by more 500 artists and 60 local and international galleries. In addition to the gallery booths, special
The Museum of Contemporary Art takes a breath this summer with the exhibition High Fidelity: Selections from the 1960s and 1970s and you can, too, through September 5. Presenting mostly formalist selections from the museum’s permanent collection, the survey’s consistency emits minimal distortion, contrasted with the intensity of its predecessors Mexico: Expected/Unexpected and Here Not There: San Diego Art Now.
Centered on the time, the show is as much about a reconfiguration of space. The galleries seem airier with their two-dimensional focus. Even selected work by Joseph Cornell, Untitled (Robert Cornell Modification, Rabbit), is framed, not shadowboxed, and Martin’s Untitled…