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Joe Nyiri

Richard Allen Morris: A Guide

(Published on the KPBS arts blog, Culture Lust, June 11, 2010) By Dave Hampton   “Patch and Paint,” a show of new paintings by the stalwart local painter Richard Allen Morris, opens this Friday at the R.B. Stevenson Gallery. You will be tempted to lick, chew and swallow his latest works. An artist’s artist, Morris […]

RETURN of the OBJECT- November 30 through December 2, 2012

Objects USA, presents RETURN of the Object, the latest in a continuing series of sales exhibitions. Items for sale are all vintage, from the 1950s, ‘60s and ‘70s, and include paintings, sculpture, pottery, furniture and functional objects for indoor and outdoor use.  Hard to find examples of California Design will be featured as well as […]

ART SAN DIEGO 2012- September 6–9, 2012

James Hubbell Sculpture 1961 (Chip Morton photo)
  Art Lab 03: Objects USA For ART SAN DIEGO 2012, Objects USA will present Maximum SD Vintage, a collection of works made exclusively by local painters and sculptors during the 50s and 60s. While focused on a select group of artists, such as Fred Holle, James Hubbell, Sheldon Kirby, Bob Matheny and Russell Baldwin,Maximum SD Vintage still features a diverse […]

Southwestern College by Bob Matheny

Southwestern College was hatched from a golden egg with much promise in the fall of 1961 with twelve full-time instructors, and three or four administrators, some hens and some roosters. I was hired to teach graphic design after teaching art at Newport Harbor High School for two years and Santa Monica City College for one […]