S.D. African American Museum of Fine Arts Swings High with New Exhibition

Featuring a stellar roster of talents such as artists Elizabeth Catlett, Romare Bearden, and Jonathan Green, the recently revived San Diego African American Museum of Fine Arts presents a major cultural gift to San Diego. Alone, worthy of rushing to view the exhibition is Catlett’s magnificent, rare bronze sculpture titled “Portrait of a Man,” 1973. The museum’s new temporary art exhibition is on display at the SDSU Art Gallery’s (Downtown) venue… (read more).

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Scarce Painting by Famed Artist Vermeer On View in Balboa Park

Johannes Vermeer’s “The Woman in Blue Reading a Letter” now on exhibit at the Timken Museum of Art is one of the artist’s very best paintings, but other images and objects included in the boutique exhibition titled “Vermeer” serve to distract rather than enhance the Dutch Baroque masterpiece. With only thirty-five surviving paintings attributed to this baroque master, the odds of normally seeing one of his jewel-like canvases in San Diego are greater than winning the SuperLotto. This is real jackpot!….

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