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  • Young artist offers new perspective on gun culture

     Young artist offers new perspective on gun culture
    While pundits again debate gun laws after the Isla Vista massacre, a small Laguna Beach gallery will open a show this weekend that approaches the firearm culture from a different perspective. Specifically, it's the perspective of an artist who is barely...
  • Beginner's luck at 80

    Beginner's luck at 80
    Paul Woodward landed his first gallery show without anyone's help. He simply walked into Forest and Ocean Gallery and introduced himself to owner Ludo Leideritz last August. His pieces have been on display ever since. From March 10, the 80-year-old...
  • Hansen: The shame and joy of 101 vaginas

    Hansen: The shame and joy of 101 vaginas
    A back room in a Laguna Beach art gallery will be lined on May 1 with stark, black-and-white pictures of vaginas and their stories — some disturbing, some funny but most celebratory. The new exhibit, "101 Vaginas," is based on the book by...
  • Bison sculpture is gallery's latest theft

    Bison sculpture is gallery's latest theft
    A South Coast Highway art gallery was burgled for the third time in less than a year on Wednesday. The thief took a bronze bison sculpture valued at $9,500. Ray Redfern, owner of the Redfern Gallery at 1540 S. Coast Hwy., received a call about 6:15 a.m....
  • Repurposing the obsolete

    Repurposing the obsolete
    Michael Graham was on the wrong kind of a roll. Since 1993, he'd applied for various public art opportunities in and around Laguna Beach — 10, to be exact. Invariably, he'd make it to the finals, right to the cusp of victory, before being turned...
  • In the Arts

    The Laguna College of Art + Design will host an exhibition from March 16 to 22 at its campus at 2222 Laguna Canyon Road. Titled "Color It Orange," the show will feature the work of high school students and teachers from around Orange County. An...
  • Plenty of colors on the green

    Plenty of colors on the green
    Members of the public are invited to pack the Aliso Creek Golf Course on Oct. 17. They'll just have to leave their golf clubs at home. For the first time, Aliso Creek Inn will host the 15th Annual Laguna Beach Plein Air Painting Invitational, which...
  • In the Arts: Festival deadline approaches

    The deadline to apply for the 2014 Festival of Arts is around the corner. Artists interested in exhibiting their work at the juried fine art show from July 6 to Aug. 30 are requested to submit a CD with three digital images per media and a completed...
  • From the ground to the gallery

    From the ground to the gallery
    Adam Silverman gets chummy with the earth when he works. The ceramist's contentment is obvious when his wet hands are immersed in clay, kneading, smoothing and glazing pots. But he almost didn't follow his instincts. With experience in...
  • He worked, watching his hometown burn

    He worked, watching his hometown burn
    My memories of the Laguna firestorm of 1993 are still vivid, 20 years later. I photographed the day of the burn, weeks of clean-up and the feature stories that followed. It was a distinctive career experience for me as a photographer, covering my...
  • From the Archives: For Laguna residents, it's a time for prayer, waiting

    From the Archives: For Laguna residents, it's a time for prayer, waiting
    Editor's Note: The following article was published in the Los Angeles Times on Oct. 28, 1993. * LAGUNA BEACH — As nightfall revealed an eerie ring of red flames above this seaside gem, residents salvaged wedding albums and family mementos and...
  • Hansen: Dreams made real in art

     Hansen: Dreams made real in art
    Every so often, you have a luminous, fantastical dream that rekindles your faith in adventure. It's a dream that shows a better version of yourself, doing some simple, inexplicable thing. With a daring story and mind-boggling visuals, you feel...