Wendt Award Dinner

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 . Sunday, October 29, 2017 5:00 p.m. - 9:00 p.m. Hollywood, CA Laguna Art Museum will present the Wendt Award to renowned California artist Tony DeLap during an exclusive dinner on Sunday, October 29. The Wendt Award, named after one of the great Laguna Beach artists of the past who helped establish the museum, recognizes individuals who have made significant contributions to the knowledge and appreciation of California art. Previous recipients of the award include Ruth Westphal, … [Read more...]

Albert Contreras Lived an Artist’s Life — Twice

  "Albert Contreras Lived an Artist's Life — Twice." The Los Angeles Times reports that artist Albert Contreras passed away on June 17, 2017, at age 84. Read about his life and career online here. Learn about Contreras in Laguna Art Museum's permanent collection here. … [Read more...]

Laguna Art Museum Receives FOA Foundation Grant

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  For Immediate Release: July 13, 2017 Media Contact: Cody Lee | 949.494.8971 x211 LAGUNA ART MUSEUM RECEIVES FESTIVAL OF ARTS FOUNDATION GRANT IN SUPPORT OF ELEMENTS OF ART SUMMER CAMPS             LAGUNA BEACH, CA (July 13, 2017) — Laguna Art Museum has been awarded a grant in the amount of $3,000 from the Festival of Arts Foundation in support of the museum’s Elements of Art Summer Camps. The funds will be used for … [Read more...]

Robert von Sternberg, Rockview Trailer Park, Morro Bay, 2013

Robert von Sternberg (American, born 1939), Silvas Oil Company, Ventura, California, 2012 (negative); 2014 (print), archival inkjet print, Gift of the Artist, © Robert von Sternberg, 2014.97.6

Robert von Sternberg Rockview Trailer Park, Morro Bay, 2013 Photograph, archival inkjet print, 2014 16 1/2 x 11 inches Anonymous Donor 2014.010.001 … [Read more...]

Robert von Sternberg, Palisades Park, Santa Monica, 1975

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Robert von Sternberg Palisades Park, Santa Monica, 1975 Photograph, archival inkjet print, 2014 12 x 9 3/8 inches Anonymous Donor 2014.010.002 . … [Read more...]

Robert von Sternberg, Silvas Oil Company, Ventura, 2012

Robert von Sternberg (American, born 1939), Silvas Oil Company, Ventura, California, 2012 (negative); 2014 (print), archival inkjet print, Gift of the Artist, © Robert von Sternberg, 2014.97.6

Robert von Sternberg Silvas Oil Company, Ventura, 2012 Photograph, archival inkjet print, 2014 16 1/2 x 11 inches Anonymous Donor 2014.010.003 … [Read more...]

Robert von Sternberg

Robert von Sternberg (American, born 1939), Silvas Oil Company, Ventura, California, 2012 (negative); 2014 (print), archival inkjet print, Gift of the Artist, © Robert von Sternberg, 2014.97.6

Robert von Sternberg b. 1939 . Robert von Sternberg was born in Glendale, California in 1951. He has lived and worked in Los Angeles throughout his life, and its landscape heavily influences his work. Human encroachment into the natural world is a recurring theme in his photographs, a theme he depicts more than any other. Von Sternberg's photographs are often distant and elusive, as he primarily captures locations or scenes where humanity is notably absent. Silvas Oil Company, … [Read more...]

Patssi Valdez, The Dressing Table

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Patssi Valdez The Dressing Table Serigraph, 1988 37 1/2 x 25 Gift of Charlie Miller 1992.031.160 … [Read more...]

Patssi Valdez

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Patssi Valdez b. 1951 . Patssi Valdez was born in Los Angeles, California in 1951. She is a founding member of Asco, an LA-based art collective active from 1972 to 1987, which was primarily concerned with protesting socioeconomic and political problems affecting the Chicano community in the United States. Valdez expressed solidarity with the feminist movement and other social concerns through her work in performance art, installations, and photography. Since the 1980s, she has turned towards … [Read more...]

Robert Putnam, Two Nuzzling Mountain Lions

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Robert Putnam Two Nuzzling Mountain Lions Sculpture, bronze, 1905 – 1910 5 3/4 x 6 1/4 x 11 7/8 inches Gift of Page Art Inc./The Grace Lane Gallery in memory of Frances Holland Andrews, Carlsbad, CA 2014.015 … [Read more...]