Art

Art

STILL LIFE

The Pageant of the Masters Portraits by Matthew Rolston at Laguna Art Museum The Pageant of the Masters is an iconic part of summer in coastal Orange County, and a foundational cornerstone of art and culture in Southern California. Since the early 1930s, actors have recreated classical and contemporary artwork on a Laguna Beach stage. Known as tableaux vivants, or living pictures, the paintings, sculptures, and other works are vividly realized, thanks to the actors […]

Art

A NEW ERA AT OCMA

Heidi Zuckerman leads Orange County Museum of Art toward the October 2022 opening of California’s most important new museum Since Heidi Zuckerman joined Orange County Museum of Art as CEO and director seven months ago, she has energized the Southern California art and culture community, Zuckerman previously served as CEO and director of the Aspen Art Museum, leading its transformation into a world-class institution, while raising $85 million to design, build, and endow an architecturally […]

Art, Design, Lifestyle

COLOR CO-OP

By James Reed Photos by Darlene Halaby Costa Mesa-based Ulloo 42 brings a mad mix of high art and wild whimsy to custom furniture and interior design.  Visiting Ulloo 42’s art and design studio and showroom in Costa Mesa is something of a psychedelic experience, especially for those of us who spent 2020 staring at beige walls in rooms designed in a minimalist monochromatic style. What once was elegant, modern, and lovely now just seems […]

Architecture, Art

THE SILENCE OF SACRED SPACE

Jacques Garnier’s photography series Hymns to the Silence celebrates architecture and the art of emptiness. Jacques Garnier’s works are carefully composed, sparse images that evoke the feeling of abandonment of architectural structures, yet within the compositions he creates totally new spaces. In the last several years, the Laguna Beach artist has focused more closely on the details of the structures that he records, dissecting them into distinct and independent parts of the original. In Hymns […]