Oskar Fischinger: Paintings from the Permanent Collection

Oskar Fischinger, Snow White—Red Circle, 1943, oil on canvas, 18 x 24 inches, Laguna Art Museum Collection, Gift of the Gregory Schwayder Rosenblum Trust

Oskar Fischinger: Paintings from the Permanent Collection May 31 - June 17, 2018 The German-born Oskar Fischinger (1900-1967) was an abstract artist working in both painting and film. Based in Berlin from 1927, he was acclaimed for his technically innovative art films, in which he animated forms and colors and synchronized them with music. The addition of motion and sound brought new dimensions to the abstract art pioneered by Wassily Kandinsky and other avant-garde painters of the early … [Read more...]

Art Colony: The Laguna Beach Art Association, 1918-1935

Joseph Kleitsch, The Drug Store, c. 1925, oil on canvas, 40 x 40 inches, Private collection

Art Colony: The Laguna Beach Art Association, 1918-1935 June 24, 2018 - January 13, 2019 Laguna Art Museum is preparing an exhibition to celebrate the centennial of the Laguna Beach Art Association. This is a tremendous milestone in both the history of the art association and the art colony in Laguna Beach. The exhibition will be part of a year-long celebration marking the museum’s history and legacy, honoring those early artists who influenced the fabric of the developing community and … [Read more...]