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Pasadena Museum of California Art (PMCA)

Exhibition Detail
Exhibition Walkthrough of Love Never Fails: the Art of Edouard and Luvena Vysekal Luvena Vysekal
490 East Union Street
Pasadena, CA 91101


October 30th, 2011 3:00 PM - 4:00 PM
 
A Figure in Shadows, Edouard VysekalEdouard Vysekal, A Figure in Shadows,
1927, oil on canvas, 36 x 34 inches
© The Irvine Museum
> QUICK FACTS
EVENT TYPE:  
Tour
WEBSITE:  
http://www.pmcaonline.org
NEIGHBORHOOD:  
pasadena/glendale
EMAIL:  
emma.jacobson@pmcaonline.org
PHONE:  
626-568-3665
OPEN HOURS:  
Wednesday - Sunday: 12pm - 5pm
TAGS:  
figurative, Art Students League of Los Angeles painting landscape, California Art Club, Moderism
COST:  
Free with Admission
> DESCRIPTION

Curator Marian Yoshiki-Kovinick leads a tour. This exhibition brings together the work of husband and wife Edouard and Luvena Vysekal and focuses on how the two became emblematic of modernism in a conservative art community, opening the door to an avant-garde aesthetic. While Edouard’s work in watercolor and oils of landscapes, cityscapes, nudes, still lifes, portraits, and allegorical subjects ranged from Impressionism and Post Impressionism to semi-abstraction, Luvena’s portraits and still lifes in oils hewed closer to Realism. Together, they participated in exhibitions as members of the early progressive art organizations in Los Angeles, as well more traditional art clubs, gaining respect from modern and conservative critics and audiences alike.


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