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Happy accidents

Happy accidents

October 21, 2015

Some look like formations plucked from a coral reef or like sections of innards cut from a living body. Others look like undulations in a pond or volcanic smoke. But what all the hollow, amorphous sculptures...

It’s a clowns life

It’s a clowns life

Kevin Flores, Diversions Editor

June 12, 2015

Filed under Arts & Life, Fine Arts, Today

A few California State University, Long Beach alumni have done nothing but clown around since graduation. And believe it or not, they’ve made a career out of it. Four Clowns, a self-described “band...

New art exhibit seeks the truth behind altruism

New art exhibit seeks the truth behind altruism

June 12, 2015

The sight of two children fighting over a toy usually doesn’t elicit more than a reproach from a parent or guardian. “Sharing is caring” is the truism that’s commonly passed down from adult to...

‘Death of a Salesman’ lives on at the Long Beach Playhouse

‘Death of a Salesman’ lives on at the Long Beach Playhouse

May 30, 2015

The first scene in Arthur Miller’s “Death of a Salesman” says it all. Willy Loman, peddler-ordinaire, burnt-out and weary from the road, appears on stage lugging two large sample cases. Laying...

Portraits of an honest youth

Portraits of an honest youth

October 28, 2014

Typically most child portraits display kids who simply smile and look at the camera, but not in the current student exhibition on campus titled Youth: Portraits of Identity and Expression by senior photography...

A panoply of student work

A panoply of student work

May 4, 2014

After a semester of creativity and planning, BA design students’ blueprints have finally materialized. The Panoply Design Show is the final hurdle for more than 70 design students who were enrolled...

Spectacle: Art Party

Spectacle: Art Party

September 13, 2013

Many people predicted the end of the world in 2012- the end of the art world. The Museum of Contemporary Art appeared to be falling to pieces as director Jeffrey Deitch fired the chief curator and thus...

Printmaking finds another dimension

Printmaking finds another dimension

November 7, 2009

Gretchen Merideth Jankowski, 31, is a printmaking major. The opening reception of her master's of fine arts exhibition was in the Gatov Gallery in the Art Department Student Galleries last Sunday.In the Gatov...