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The Visual Language of Comics Jul 28, 2015 Cognitive scientist Neil Cohn discusses the visual language of sequential images that combines with text and how are brains understand this deeply rooted expressive system. 100 other events on Tuesday, July 28
 
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Monday, July 20,2015
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Home is where the art is

Steven Churchill and Doug Simay’s cozy new pop-up exhibitions featuring works from their private collections

By Kinsee Morlan
Standing inside his bathroom, Steven Churchill is showing me a few photos from his personal collection. "The work always has a story," he says of the limited-edition prints by artists like Mariela Sancari and Emma Hardy. "That's what interests me; to hear why people do what they do.
Monday, July 20,2015
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History halted

Oceanside Museum of Art cancels an exhibition based on the writings of Robert L. Pincus

By Kinsee Morlan
An ambitious exhibition originally scheduled to open in November at the Oceanside Museum of Art (OMA) has been cancelled.
Monday, July 13,2015
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Urbana’s urban art gallery

Real estate company carves out significant space for local art

By Kinsee Morlan
It's not totally earth shattering or even new or different, but incorporating original art in a building is a good idea and certainly one that not enough local real-estate companies are doing.
Monday, July 13,2015
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Interact at San Diego’s Art of Pride

Artist Carl Raymond Schmidt says it’s OK to play

By Kinsee Morlan
As a gay-rights activist for the last four decades, Carl Raymond Schmidt's artwork has explored all sorts of related themes.
Tuesday, July 7,2015
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Matthew Mahoney's wild worlds

See his and other artists' upcycled creations in SDAI's 'What Remains: Debris and Detritus in Fine Art'

By Kinsee Morlan
Matthew Mahoney's been putting in long hours as the San Diego Art Institute's artist-in-residence. The exotic fruits of his labor can be seen in two otherworldly sculptural installations on view in "What Remains: Debris and Detritus in Fine Art," a group exhibition showing through Sunday, July 12.
Tuesday, July 7,2015
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New Point Loma Gallery devoted to art of comic books

IDW Publishing opens Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles exhibition

By Seth Combs
Ted Adams didn't sweat it when he was informed that, in order to move his comic book company into a large office inside NTC at Liberty Station's art district, the company would have to include an ar
Monday, June 29,2015
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Rethinking the San Diego Art Prize

Organizers are proposing big changes set to take effect next year

By Kinsee Morlan
Most people who pay attention to the local art scene know about the San Diego Art Prize, but few truly understand it.
Wednesday, June 24,2015
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Don Porcella's collaborations with a dead oil painter

The outsider artist works with his studio's ghost for his first-ever solo show in San Diego

By Kinsee Morlan

Harry Mathews and Don Porcella are in sync. The former, an oil painter who died more than 15 years ago, occupied the same detached garage in Lemon Grove that Porcella currently uses as his studio.


Wednesday, June 24,2015
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Christopher Puzio's work is popping up everywhere

The metal sculptor unveils new sculptures at the downtown Central Library

By Seth Combs
One could assume that every San Diegan has seen the work of Christopher Puzio at some point, even if they don’t know his name.
Tuesday, June 16,2015
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For two filmmaking BFFs, the sky’s not the limit

Neil Kendricks and Carlos Pelayo screen their collaborative video-art installation, 'Wounded Sky,' at Not an Exit Gallery.

By Seth Combs
It’s rare that one finds their artistic soul mate. Diego had Frida. Van Gogh had Gauguin. Hall had Oates. Kendricks and Pelayo also seem to have that ineffable chemistry. 

 
 
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