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OC Weekly art critic Dave Barton reviews the current UAG exhibtion “Schmitt, You and Me” by Omar Mismar and curated by Juli Carson and on view through December 16th in the Room Gallery. (Photo by Jeff McLane)
“With this gift, UCI is receiving one of the finest collections of California Impressionism of any entity in California, and perhaps the world,” Stephen Barker, dean of the Claire Trevor School of the Arts, said in the announcement."
"Yes, the theater founded by UC Irvine professor Eli Simon benefits from close access to the infrastructure, as well as the past and present talent of the university, and to compare its output—two plays and a handful of special events each summer..."
The New University's reporter Eashan Reddy Kotha reviews UCI Art's exhibition “Aztlan to Magulandia: The Journey of Chicano Artist Gilbert ‘Magu’ Lujan” part of the Getty's Pacific Standard Time: LA/LA Initiative.
Gilbert “Magu” Luján was a visionary, a dedicated artist, and an intellectual who helped define and promote Chicano art in the 1960s and 70s, in the wake of the Civil Rights Movement. He was born in 1940, the son of Mexican and indigenous parents...