Rain got you down?
Need some art to pick you up?
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Check out our hand selected list of cool art showings this weekend. Lucky for us there are some new openings, closings, new exhibits and continuing ones…basically, all around goodness!
Check them out and let us know how it went by @-ing us on Twitter/Instagram: @thecvartscene
The City of Indio is gearing up for the 5th Annual “Art in the Square” event, which will be held on February 21 and 22, 2013 from 9am to 4pm each day.
During this two-day festival, the sidewalks of Indio’s Civic Center Mall are the canvas for anyone who wants to create art in the square. The City of Indio’s Public Arts and Historic Preservation Commission will provide supplies and art equipment. The Indio Civic Center is located at 100 Civic Center Mall, Indio, CA 92201.
The event begins with creative chalk art by professional artists followed by various school student art demonstrations. Areas are designated to allow people to participate by drawing artwork of their own.
The event is open to the public and the City of Indio encourages all to attend and participate. For more information on the 5th Annual “Art in the Square” event please contact Indio City Staff at (760) 391-4120
This is a one night EVENT to celebrate Modernism in Palm Springs.
Highest Form is the apparel creation of designer Robert Damour. The 668 palm canyon location will be home of highest form apparel. In the mean time Robert has invited local artist Motel to show his latest works of art. Along with artist Curry Mendes and introducing the work of Veronica Houser.
Please join us for this special event to celebrate art and modernism.
Artist Reception: Sat., February 13, 6-9 pm. Show: Feb. 13- March 18
Gallery open: Wednesday, March 3 from 6 to 9 pm
Thursday through Sunday from 11 to 4 pm
Location: 2682 South Cherokee Way, Palm Springs, CA 92264
Located in the Backstreet Art District, Images by Gideon Fine Art Gallery features a diverse and sophisticated collection of art ranging from colorful and eclectic paintings and drawings to sculptures, pottery and multimedia art. The gallery offers the opportunity to collect art from a vast array of artists.
On my daily walks through the desert, I pluck the pieces of polystyrene foam from creosote bushes. I marvel at the sculptural forms that have been created by the process of destruction and think they are beautiful. When assembled with the other found fragments, they look like the architectural ruins of a strange miniature society. A society perhaps, that was once similar to our own.
Art making is an attempt to explore and understand the self through the mirrors of images and signs. Active, associative methods in the creation of paintings, sculpture and installations frequently lead to mystery and enigma rather than “answers”. Still, accumulated, personally mined imagery and techniques – ideas and processes that spring from personal experience – have the potential to speak to larger issues of the individual’s place in and interpretation of society, language’s impact on meaning, and formal, aesthetic concerns as doorways to understanding.
Richard H. Freund
Richard has developed his own unique style of assemblage art using acrylic paint and a vibrant imagination to unify, enhance and transform found objects into a one-of-a-kind work of art. He thoroughly enjoys this process which results in works that range from emotional and moving to whimsical and fun, with the objective of evoking an emotional response from the viewer.
Debra Ann Mumm
The numerous objects that surround us daily are often not really seen. Taken out of context, the weathered found objects used in these creations are more than re-used or re-purposed, they are resurrected into a new light, invoking messages and meanings both personal and universal. The treasures produced by exploring the vast Mojave range from rich textures and rust to the odd and unusual. The assembly asks the question, or creates an answer through composition and color.
Peggy’s creative challenge of bringing a discarded object, shot-up and rusty, is her current artistic challenge in her long mixed up creative life as an artist.
**A MUST SEEEE!!!!!!!