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‘Extend’ shows everything there is ‘About Paint’

Alexandria Orozco Staff Writer The art of Dion Johnson, director of university galleries, is currently being featured in Carl Berg’s collection, “About Paint,” at the Pacific Design Center in West Hollywood. During the summer of 2010, Johnson was busy working on his piece Extend, which when finished was displayed in his studio in Los Angeles. It was here where Berg saw this particular piece... 

Documentary follows Banksy and graffiti artists

Jennahway Huerta Staff Writer Legendary graffiti artist Banksy has captured a secretive and humorous inside look about the underground world of street art and its artists. Banksy’s film, “Exit Through the Gift Shop,” allows the viewer to gain different perspectives on the creative works of the street artists. The film follows an eccentric filmmaker in Los Angeles named Thierry Guetta. Guetta... 

‘Insights’ gives a peek into China

Brenna von den Benken Staff Writer A full house of more than 50 spectators, challenging the maximum occupancy of 46, attended the lecture on “China: Insights,” curated by writer Allan D. Coleman at the Pomona Museum of Art in Claremont last week. Coleman touched on the delicate expressions of seven contemporary Chinese photographers: Chen Yuan Zhong, Hua’Er, Jia Yu Chuan, Li Nan, Yang Yankang,... 

‘Remnants’ shows a hidden world

'Remnants' shows a hidden world
University of La Verne President Steve Morgan and Photography Department Manager Kevin Bowman were among those in attendance at the reception for “Remnants,” on Feb. 8 in the Irene Carlson Gallery. Featured photographer Beau Comeaux, who is based in New York, participated in the virtual reception that allowed guests to to chat with Comeaux, via webcam connection to his office at Sage College... 

Abstract paintings lift spirits in Zask Gallery

Christina Collins Burton Arts Editor The Zask Gallery in Palos Verdes treats its guests to the traditional and abstract with their currently display, “Second Nature: Landscape Variations” featuring local artists as well as Professor of Art Ruth Trotter. The owner of the gallery, Peggy Zask, collected the pieces for the series hoping to break the assumed art of the Palos Verdes area. “Palos Verdes... 

Exhibit combines the art and science of clay

Amanda Nieto Associate News Editor The opening reception of “Ceramics for the New Millennium” took place Saturday at the American Museum of Ceramic Art in Pomona where art and science are combined in an intriguing display. A large room divided into various areas presented the work of engineers and scientists that show the numerous applications for ceramics. About 40 guests attended the show to... 

Clever artist Michael Woodcock leaves patrons smiling

Clever artist Michael Woodcock leaves patrons smiling
Nathan Callahan helps Michael Woodcock entertain guests at the Harris Gallery reception honoring Woodcock. Callahan, a writer, critic and lifelong friend of Woodcock, wrote an essay for the gallery book titled “Michael Woodcock as God.” The gallery will be showing Woodcock’s paintings until March 4. The Harris Gallery is open Monday through Thursday 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. / photo by Warren Bessant Christina... 

OBJCT Gallery show blends reality, perception

Brenna von den Benken Staff Writer Featuring the work of 12 master of fine arts candidates at Claremont Graduate University, “EMERGENT 12” reflects an artistic movement through various media in the OBJCT Gallery at the Claremont Village. The exhibition, which opened Feb. 4 in the Packing House in Claremont, represents the next generation of emerging artists that live and work in the community. The... 

Various talents featured in Pomona art walk

Various talents featured in Pomona art walk
The walking gallery, curated by Megan Flanders of Cal State San Bernardino, is dedicated to helping artists get their work displayed to the world. The group met Saturday during the monthly Pomona Arts Colony art walk, as the streets filled with pedestrians looking to visit the many art galleries that open their doors for the event. / photo by Christopher Guzman Kristen Campbell Editor in Chief Surrounded... 

Duo’s show offers variety of media

Duo’s show offers variety of media
Erin Dunn is one of two artists displaying their work Tuesday in the Harris Art Gallery. The joint installation, “Someone Told Me You’d Be Here,” also features Cal State Long Beach photography professor Kyle Riedel. Dunn’s piece “Untitled” was made from mixed media such as airbrushed shrubs, stickers, and beads. According to the artist, this particular piece focused on gravity and chemical... 
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