Tag Archive | art

The Art of the Brick

The Art of the Brick

If you’ve ever played with Legos you’ll remember the feeling of accomplishment when your imagination came to life in your hands. In time, you outgrew the brightly colored block toys unless you’re like Nathan Sawaya. After years of creating with Legos as a hobby, he quit his corporate lawyer job to become a full-time Lego artist. This fascination of creating with Legos on a bigger scale has made him renowned around the world. At his current traveling show, The Art of the Brick, you can get up close with his work.

Jewel City: Art from San Francisco’s Panama-Pacific International Exposition

Jewel City: Art from San Francisco’s Panama-Pacific International Exposition

As we approach the end of the year we also approach the end of the special centennial exhibitions of the Panama-Pacific International Exposition (PPIE), the San Francisco world’s fair that celebrated the opening of the Panama Canal. It also celebrated the cities recovery from an earthquake in 1906. The deYoung Museum’s current display, “Jewel City: Art from San Francisco’s Panama-Pacific International Exposition”…

Art San Diego 2015

Art San Diego 2015

The highly anticipated spectrum art show event in Balboa Park’s Activity Center, Art San Diego, takes place from November 5-8, 2015 and showcases art from over 500 artists, exhibitions, art labs and galleries.

“Frida Kahlo: Art, Garden, Life” at New York Botanical Garden

“Frida Kahlo: Art, Garden, Life” at New York Botanical Garden

If you’re a fan of Frida Kahlo you don’t want to miss, “Frida Kahlo: Art, Garden, Life” at the New York Botanical Garden. The exhibit offers a glimpse into the artist’s life with a collection of her portraits, still life paintings, and a replica of her garden and desk as they are at La Casa Azul (The Blue House) located in Coyoacán, Mexico in Colonia del Carmen.

Creative Block

Creative Block

Creative Block group show is back. The show mashes the ideas of a white walls gallery show with the raw outdoor urban feel of SILO in Makers Quarter. Situated on well-lit white walls, the huge group show featured fine art and photography from 50 participating artists with live murals from Honkey Kong, Mike Maxwell, Nekoes, CatGods, and Mr Dvice.

Take Back the Alley Photos

Take Back the Alley Photos

Take Back the Alley is a fun-filled day organized by Radio Pulso and Roots Factory held at the alley behind Bread and Salt Art Gallery in Logan Heights on Saturday, May 16. It’s part of Media Arts Center San Diego’s (MACSD) initiative and aims to help redefine and transform alleys into safer and friendlier areas […]

Timken Museum’s Art of Fashion

Timken Museum’s Art of Fashion

The Timken Museum of Art in Balboa Park showcased a rare exhibition of fashion inspired by fine art at the eighth annual Art of Fashion 2015 fundraiser on April 20, 2015. More than 200 fashion enthusiasts from throughout Southern California attended the event, led by honorary chair Dame Zandra Rhodes, international fashion icon and designer.

Xavier Ramirez “Solo Art Show” @The Roots Factory

Xavier Ramirez “Solo Art Show” @The Roots Factory – 1878 Main St. Barrio Logan, CA 92112