Judy Rae

Beach art – HUB Art installation

Beach art – HUB Art installation

“This unveiling will make Hermosa Beach a beacon to the punk world,”

 Brad Jacobson

Hermosa Beach Parking Lot Makeover

Hermosa Beach Parking Lot Makeover

Mural honoring Hermosa Beach volleyball debuts on June 25th Completed by noted local photographer Bo Bridges, the mural uses high-resolution photos on a vinyl-based material, and covers the south- and west-facing walls of the foot of the downtown parking structure. It dispenses with veneration of past stars — one image captures nothing above the knees—in […]

 Bondo Wyszpolski

Théodore Rousseau and “Unruly Nature”

Alight in the Forest “Unruly Nature: The Landscapes of Théodore Rousseau” at the Getty by Bondo Wyszpolski We know him as one of the key figures of the Barbizon School, and as an artist who was pushing up at the floorboards of Impressionism, but how does Théodore Rousseau (1812-1867) fare in his own right? Of […]

 Judy Rae

Spotlight on the Hill – Malaga Cove Art Fair Art in the Plaza

Spotlight on the Hill – Malaga Cove Art Fair  Art in the Plaza

Malaga Cove Lawn Art Shows, where art lovers, collectors and artists come to meet and mingle

 Judy Rae

Spotlight on the Hill – Classical Underground Alexey Steele Presents Music and Art Series

Spotlight on the Hill – Classical Underground  Alexey Steele Presents Music and Art Series

An audience of distinguished art and music lovers gathered

 Bondo Wyszpolski

Hitting the Pavement in Old Torrance

Hitting the Pavement in Old Torrance

The Torrance Artwalk is Saturday from 4 to 8 p.m. There’s strength in numbers. Small businesses in small communities have been finding a way to bring attention to themselves and to each other by means of an artwalk, whether monthly as in San Pedro, during the summer as in El Segundo, or on a once-annual […]

 Brad Jacobson

Hermosa Beach Utility Box Art [VIDEO]

Hermosa Beach Utility Box Art [VIDEO]

Hermosa Beach Utility Box produced by Civic Couch in association with the Easy Reader Newspaper. Leadership Hermosa Beach organized a community project that transformed 8 utility boxes located across Hermosa Beach by wrapping them in beautiful, entertaining, and stimulating art donated by local artists. See the story and photos by Kevin Cody. The HUB Art […]

 Kevin Cody

Art makes Hermosa Beach a beacon to the punk art world

Art makes Hermosa Beach a beacon to the punk art world

Hermosa Beach will become a beacon to the punk world, Leadership Hermosa boardmember Jani Lange predicted on the unveiling of artist Daniel Inez utility box tribute to Hermosa’s punk bands.

 Kevin Cody

Hermosa Beach Fine Arts Festival installs new director

Hermosa Beach Fine Arts Festival installs new director

What started in 2002 as the Hermosa Beach Art Walk and is now known as the Hermosa Fine Arts Festival, has developed over the years into one of the most prestigous outdoor art shows in Southern California.

 Bondo Wyszpolski

Beyond the Fields We Know

Beyond the Fields We Know

“Matter,” a solo show devoted to Michael Sistig, opens Sunday at ESMoA A finished canvas by German artist Michael Sistig is a great deal more than a flat surface covered with paint. His work is often like a bowl of soup with many ingredients floating in it, a small cluster of objects here, some over […]

 Judy Rae

Palos Verdes Art Center Celebrates 85th Anniversary

Palos Verdes Art Center Celebrates 85th Anniversary

Trustees, staff and Volunteers of Palos Verdes Art Center / Beverly G. Alpay Center for Arts Education celebrating the center’s 85th anniversary

 Bondo Wyszpolski

An Endless Journey: New work by Ed Moses, Andy Moses, and Kelly Berg is featured in “Family Plot,” opening Thursday in Manhattan Beach

An Endless Journey: New work by Ed Moses, Andy Moses, and Kelly Berg is featured in “Family Plot,” opening Thursday in Manhattan Beach

by Bondo Wyszpolski Three individual painters, and yet a strong underlying bond is at the core of “Family Plot,” the Homeira Goldstein-curated exhibition that highlights recent work by Ed Moses, his son Andy Moses, and Andy’s wife Kelly Berg. The show opens at 6 p.m. this evening at the Manhattan Beach art Center. Ed Moses […]

 Bondo Wyszpolski

Goodbye, Connor Everts

A Canvas as Large as Life Remembering Torrance artist Connor Everts (1928-2016) by Bondo Wyszpolski I remember one day when Norman Zammitt made the comment that Connor Everts looked like Fidel Castro. Out of the corner of my eye I glanced over at Connor and, sure enough, he did seem to resemble the Cuban revolutionary. […]

 Bondo Wyszpolski

Life Cycles: Artist Steve Shriver took a tumble, and it’s an arduous climb back up

Life Cycles: Artist Steve Shriver took a tumble, and it’s an arduous climb back up

by Bondo Wyszpolski We all know what happened to Humpty Dumpty: All the king’s horses and all the king’s men/ couldn’t put Humpty together again. But wait. If he’d been airlifted to the Ronald Reagan UCLA Medical Center maybe we’d have a different rhyme and a different outcome. Steve Shriver may not forgive me for […]

 Ryan McDonald

Bloom’s Day

Manhattan Beach native Rachel Bloom has a hit with TV’s “Crazy Ex-Girlfriend” by Ryan McDonald In his poem “New Hampshire,” Robert Frost tells of meeting a Californian who extols the Golden State’s virtues. The climate is so good, the Californian insists, that no one ever dies of natural causes. Instead, “Vigilance Committees/Had to organize to […]

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