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PV Art Center highlights Belgian post-impressionist Paul Martel

PV Art Center highlights Belgian post-impressionist Paul Martel

Color was the soul of his painting Belgian post-impressionist Paul Martel’s online art show by Bondo Wyszpolski The Palos Verdes Art Center has been very good to Paul Martel, the Belgian Post-Impressionist painter, born in 1879, who fell out of the game, so to speak, when he and his American-born wife Muriel returned to America, […]

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A walk through abstract expressionism

A walk through abstract expressionism

Basic principles Abstract expressionist painter and arts teacher Dael Patton by Bondo Wyszpolski And so let us begin, in medias res, with Adolph Gottlieb coming out from New York and teaching a graduate art class at UCLA. Gottlieb (1903-1974) is still hailed as one of the masters of abstract expressionism, and one of his students […]

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Galleries go dark; art stays lit

Galleries go dark; art stays lit

Finding light in dark times Local art galleries: postponements, and viable alternatives to showing their art by Bondo Wyszpolski Almost all local galleries are closed or closing temporarily, but what do the gallery owners have in mind during the meantime? Receptions have been cancelled, and some exhibitions that have been scheduled may never open. We’ve […]

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Alive and well at the Palos Verdes Art Center

Alive and well at the Palos Verdes Art Center

When you’ve been handed the keys to the kingdom Daniela Saxa-Kaneko is the interim executive director of the Palos Verdes Art Center by Bondo Wyszpolski It’s not quite a changing of the guard, but almost. When Joe Baker left the Palos Verdes Art Center there was the inevitable speculation as to who would be hired […]

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The fine art jewelry of Marianne Hunter

The fine art jewelry of Marianne Hunter

Small, subtle, and gently magnificent A Portuguese Bend jeweler crafts works of art and beauty by Bondo Wyszpolski The first sketchbook Marianne Hunter shows me dates back to 1977, but she’s been making jewelry for half a century so perhaps there’s an earlier sketchbook or two lying close by. The word “exquisite” is often overused, […]

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Tziporah Salamon: All dressed up with somewhere to go

Tziporah Salamon: All dressed up with somewhere to go

Style Stays, Fashion Fades Tziporah Salamon brings “The Art of Dressing” to the PV Art Center by Bondo Wyszpolski We won’t charge you, but by the time you’re done reading this article you’ll be on your way to becoming the best-dressed person on your block, and maybe in all of the South Bay, who knows. […]