The Klines: My Dinner with Yahweh at La Jolla’s JCC

Michelangelo sculptures, an entire Gothic cathedral made from plain aluminum crutches and huge tacky postcards are all part of an irreverent and provocative but definitely worth seeing exhibition titled “Seeing is Believing: A Reinvention of Articles of Faith” that was curated by 2013 San Diego Art Prize winners Debby and Larry Kline. Now on exhibit at the Lawrence Family Jewish Community Center in La Jolla, the exhibition is a very odd success due to amazing structure, overtly tacky kitsch, and spectacular failure… (read more…)

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Kevin Winger’s Paintings Begin to Soar

Imagine “Candy Land” ruined after a devastating cyclone strike! Kevin Winger’s paintings from his new “Organic Demarcation Series” feature strong map-like landscapes in saccharine sweet hues that appear gathered from the sickened remains of a child after becoming ill from consuming every colorful confection in an old time candy store. Read more…

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Successful Word Play at the Athenaeum

Do words have fixed meaning or are they arbitrary? The artist Allison Wiese poses this question by creating illuminating signage in her solo-exhibition “Speaking Otherwise” at the Athenaeum Music and Arts Library in La Jolla. Read more…

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A Zucchini Saves Art Exhibit

Heather Rasmussen's "Untitled (Zucchini and yellow chair on table)," 2013. © Heather Rasmussen.

Gemstone arses, secret codes, and a hilarious erect zucchini come together to salvage an experimental art exhibit filled with art-star pomposity and copycat mentality at Quint Gallery’s Horizon exhibition in La Jolla…

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French Curves Bared at R.B. Stevenson Gallery

Using a bright 1960s flower power palette, Ricardo Xavier paints floral designs with meticulous care in his current exhibition entitled “Kinetic Contrasts” at La Jolla’s R.B. Stevenson Gallery. Xavier creates his ornate canvases by using draftpersons’ French curves and meticulous silk screening technique. The newest paintings’ color and designs have evolved in both their power and complexity…

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