Past Exhibitions

Past Exhibitions

  • Adam Silverman: Clay and Space

    October 27, 2013-January 19, 2014
    In his first museum exhibition, renowned ceramic artist Adam Silverman created a series of installations ranging from displays of his pots in various settings to video pieces. His themes were the forms and materials of nature where land and ocean meet.

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  • Sea Change: Tanya Aguíñiga’s Bluebelt Forest

    June 2, 2013-January 19, 2014
    Tanya Aguiñiga used textiles and other unexpected materials to transform the museum’s upper level gallery into a wonderful, interactive undersea forest.

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  • Faux Real

    June 2-September 29, 2013
    Faux Real is a group exhibition that features installation artists and sculptors who recreate reality with a twist, using off-beat materials and in most cases a keen sense of humor. The results are playful, intriguing, and highly entertaining.

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  • ex·pose: beatriz da costa

    June 2-September 29, 2013
    Beatriz da Costa recently passed away at age 38 after a long battle with breast cancer. The photos and videos featured in this exhibition are unlike her previous work. They use self as subject and capture her struggle with the disease, examining the intersection of art, politics, engineering, and the life sciences.

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  • John Mason: Blue Wall

    February 24-October 13, 2013
    John Mason’s 21-foot-long Blue Wall (1959) is a landmark in the history of ceramics and a masterpiece of Abstract Expressionist art.

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  • ex•pose: richard kraft

    October 27, 2013-February 2, 2014
    Richard Kraft surrounds the viewer with an installation of ten films featuring idyllic scenes of nature side by side with urban views of Los Angeles, New York, and India. The collective experience is less about particular geographic locations than about a state of being and the multifaceted wonder of seeing.

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  • George Hurrell: Laguna to Hollywood

    February 24-May 19, 2013
    George Hurrell: Laguna to Hollywood features a selection of the glamour photographer’s images from 1925 to 1940, mostly from the museum’s permanent collection. Hurrell photographed movie stars and many of the early artists of Laguna Beach.

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  • ex·pose: allison schulnik

    February 18-April 28, 2013
    Allison Schulnik shows the same relish for visceral and surreal imagery throughout her work, whether paintings, sculptures, or clay animations. Her work is haunting, mournful, and beautiful all at once.

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  • ex·pose: macha suzuki

    Macha Suzuki’s installations conveyed a sense of narrative that was strangely familiar, highly attractive, yet also dark and disruptive.

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  • Clarence Hinkle

    Laguna Art Museum presented a retrospective of the work of Clarence Hinkle, an early twentieth-century artist who radiated the spirit of modernism.

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