A Fanciful World: Jessie Arms Botke
Bold, decorative studies of exotic birds and flowers are the subject of Jessie Arms Botke’s most notable paintings. After settling in California, Botke reached her stylistic peak in the 1930s with eye-dazzling artworks adorned with gold and silver leaf, inspired by Japanese design and European landscape aesthetics. Despite her prolific output and successful career, few exhibitions have focused solely on Botke’s work. This exhibition examines work from different periods of Botke’s career and travels including a magnificent 29-foot-long mural that once adorned the Oaks Hotel in Ojai, California.
First Thursdays Art Walk
First Thursdays Art Walk celebrates the diverse cultural art scene of Laguna Beach. LAM offers free admission from 6:00 to 9:00 p.m.
A Closer Look: William Mortensen
Learn about William Mortensen’s impact on photography and on image making in the 20th century with Britt Salvesen and Rochelle Steiner.
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