The Cannon Art Gallery, a city-owned gallery in Carlsbad, is well known for its quality exhibits and diversity of styles and mediums. The latest show, which opened last night with a reception sponsored by the Friends of the Arts, is no exception.
CARDINAL POINTS: Puntas Cardinales"
opened last night and runs through May 8, 2009.
This wonderful exhibit showcases works from the Sprint Nextel collection with a focus on contemporary Latino and Latin American Art.
55 works from the last 2 decades illustrate the creativity, themes, cultural identities, history and values of well-known artists. The best known, according to the gallery write-up, include Laura Anderson Barbata, Jose Bedia, Andres Serrano, Carmen Lopez Garza, Enrique Chagoya, Graciela Iturbide, Patssi Valdez, Solomon Huerta and Marcelo Pombo.
The Cannon Art Gallery is open during the week from 11 am until 5 pm Tuesday through Saturday, and from 1 - 5 pm on Sundays.
The Family Open studios, where you can have fun on art projects related to the theme of the show, will be on Saturday March 28 from 11 am until 2 pm in the gallery courtyard adjacent to the Carlsbad Library entrance.