June 10-October 7, 2012
Laguna Art Museum presents a retrospective of the work of Clarence Hinkle (1880-1960), an early twentieth-century artist who radiated the spirit of modernism. Curated by Janet Blake, the exhibition features over one hundred paintings, including landscapes, portraits, and still lifes, dating from the early 1900s through the 1950s. It is accompanied by an exhibition catalogue.
In addition, the museum presents a complementary exhibition, Modern Spirit and the Group of Eight. Curated by Susan M. Anderson, this exhibition provides a fresh perspective on the art and culture of the 1920s in Los Angeles and features works by the Group of Eight: Mabel Alvarez, Clarence Hinkle, Henri De Kruif, John Hubbard Rich, Donna Schuster, E. Roscoe Shrader, Edouard Vysekal, and Luvena Buchanan Vysekal.
Monday-Tuesday, Friday-Sunday: 11:00 a.m.-5:00 p.m.
Thursday: 11:00 a.m.-9:00 p.m.
The museum is located on the south-west corner of the crossing of Pacific Coast Highway and Cliff Drive next door to Las Brisas restaurant. Metered parking off Cliff Dr. and PCH. Additional parking in residential area east of PCH.
About the sponsor:
Laguna Art Museum is a museum of California art. Its purpose is to provide the public with exposure to art and to promote understanding of the role of art and artists in American culture through collection, conservation, exhibition, research, scholarship and education. Working within the tradition of the oldest cultural institution in Orange County, Laguna Art Museum documents regional art and places it in a national context. The museum maintains its historic ties to the community and is responsive, accessible, and relevant to the area’s diverse population.