Visual Arts
The Man Behind the Alebrijes

Alebrijes are painted figures created out of paper mache. The forms are surreal, combining animals to make new creatures. Padua Designs welcomed one of Mexico’s premiere paper mache artists Saturday December 13th, for his opening exhibit of Alebrijes, including new artistic experiments in the metamorphosis of his fantastic sculptures. Joel has shown his Alebrijes throughout the United States, including The Eye Gallery in Philadelphia, The…

California Art League Announces Juried Small Works Exhibit “Short Stories”

The California Art League is excited to announce its latest show, Short Stories, a small works exhibit featuring original works of art in oil, acrylic, mixed media and sculpture. The show is sponsored by the…

Laura Skandera Trombley Named President of The Huntington Library

Laura Skandera Trombley. Photo: Pitzer College Laura Skandera Trombley has been named the eighth president of The Huntington Library, Art Collections, and Botanical Gardens, The Huntington’s Board of Trustees announced today. Trombley takes the helm…

Huntington Exhibition Explores Long, Difficult Road to End Slavery in the United States

Scene in the House of Representatives on Jan. 31, 1865. From Frank Leslie’s Illustrated Newspaper, February 8, 1865. The Huntington Library, Art Collections, and Botanical Gardens. “Souvenir” copy of the 13th Amendment, February 1865, signed…

Art Center’s Military Veterans, Supported by Scholarship, Transition to New Careers

Can’t Sleep, watercolor on paper, by Joshua Moreno: “This series is a journalistic approach to PTSD in soldiers. These are a few of my brothers who allowed me to illustrate their deepest nightmares.” Military veterans…

Visual Arts Events

Sunday, January 11 - 1:00 pm Afternoon Salon: La Femme Moderne: Images of Women in 19th-Century Art

Saturday, January 17 - 11:00 am Learn How to Create a Crafty Catapult

Saturday, January 17 - 1:00 pm Family Day: "Make a Vase"

Sunday, January 04

Lou Beach: White Pink Turpentine

Left: Lou Beach, White Pink Turpentine, 2014, collage on paper, 8" x 9.5". Right: Lou Beach, Good George from Clara (Beaumont), 2014, collage on paper,…

Sunday, January 11

Pasadena Museum of History Presents Contemporary Masters, Artistic Eden IV

What does the San Gabriel Valley look like – to an artist? Pasadena Museum of History, in collaboration with the Pasadena Art Gallery Association, presents…

Thursday, January 15

The Laurie Hendricks Gallery and The Burgess Collection Presents “Different Views – Small Works”

L-R: Greek House, Meis 10x8 Oil on Board by Laurie Hendricks and At The Ready 8x10 Oil on Board by Chuck Kovacic. Kingbird 9.25 x…

Saturday, January 31

Southern California Museums Band Together Museums Free-For-All

In a joint effort to present the arts and culture to the diverse and myriad communities in Southern California, SoCal Museums announces the tenth annual…

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The Huntington Enriches British Paintings Collection with “The Three Witches” by Fuseli

Henry Fuseli (1741–1825), The Three Witches or The Weird Sisters, ca. 1782. Oil on canvas, 24 ¾ x 30 ¼ in. The Huntington Library, Art Collections, and Botanical Gardens. The Huntington Library, Art Collections, and Botanical Gardens announced today the acquisition of one of the best-known compositions by the Anglo-Swiss painter Henry Fuseli (1741–1825). In private hands since its creation around 1782, The Huntington’s version of Fuseli’s The Three Witches or The Weird Sisters appears to be a finished, full-size study, presumably made before the two other known full-size, final versions Fuseli made of the subjects. These are in the…

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