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Art: Not Just Pretty Pictures

0 Comments · Tuesday, July 26, 2011
Before Facebook, an easy way to learn someone’s tastes was to study their bulletin board or refrigerator door. Vacation snapshots, comic strips, magnets, postcards, ticket stubs and magazine articles would reveal where they had journeyed, physically and intellectually, and where they’d like to go. In that mix you’d likely find something in common to discuss. The eclectic art collection of the late Carl M. Jacobs III is his bulletin board.  

Art: Peak and Flow at Country Club

0 Comments · Wednesday, May 19, 2010
In 'Peak and Flow' Fritz Chesnut exhibits his new abstract paintings, which radiate a definite West Coast vibe. Pacific waves crash. Malibu mudslides ooze. At Country Club through May 29.  

Peak and Flow (Review)

Fritz Chesnut's abstract paintings ooze West Coast vibes in Country Club exhibit

0 Comments · Tuesday, May 18, 2010
In a first for the galleries, Country Club's Oakley and Los Angeles locations chose to present an exhibition concurrently, painter Fritz Chesnut's 'Peak and Flow,' offering different pieces from the same series. His new abstract paintings radiate a definite West Coast vibe, and they're on view locally through May 29.  

Disturbing Reality (Review)

New group exhibit at the Weston shows art with a psychological bent

1 Comments · Wednesday, April 7, 2010
'Disturbing Reality' at the Weston Art Gallery is as much a group therapy session as a group exhibition. In addition to the expected scenes out of a child's anxiety closet, there are a surprising number of cathartic, even comforting, images. The nine artists in this circle seem to feed off one another.