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Laguna Art Museum's 'California Printmakers' showcases inventive process
Laguna Art Museum's 'California Printmakers' showcases inventive process

One image feels like confrontation: In Dirk Hagner's woodcut on washi paper, the Austrian painter Egon Schiele appears in stark form — the point of the eyes, the fault lines in the face, the hands entrenched in pockets and a deep shadow running toward you, the viewer. In another image, the prevailing feeling is one of escape: Raymond Pettibon's subject is running out of frame, the caption above reading: "I thought California would be different." Contrasting emotions are linked by artistic process in the Laguna Art Museum exhibition "California Printmakers, 1950-2000" running through May 31. Curated by museum executive director Malcolm Warner, the...

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