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scenes from an art opening, part 3



yet another great opening down in orange at crussell fine arts last weekend....we decided to get a hotel and save ourselves the trouble of driving all the way back saturday night. plus, it gave us more time to explore charming old towne orange and check out the nearby orange county museum of art. we even uncovered an eichler neighborhood, full of swanky post modern digs. i've lived here nearly 6 years and am still amazed how much i have yet to discover.

thanks to all those that came out to say hi...and thanks to chuck for playing mr. photog the night of the event.






the cube, by jeffrey crussell, projected video by stephen anderson




artist ginger mayerson brought me flowers!!! how cool is that???
and that's CFA director jeffrey crussell behind her




experimental music by kebe fox


artwork by eva lake


poked around the orange circle the next morning....supposedly, the antique capital of california


chuck, me and a very buttery alcove




after viewing the 'birth of the cool: california art, design and culture at midcentury' at OCMA, we stumbled across this other cool artwork in the parking lot! a vintage avanti, my very favorite piece of machinery EVER

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ainetl
Nov. 20th, 2007 01:27 am (UTC)
woot, congrats! you look fantastic. i wanted to look into the gallery more but never have time (terrible excuse). i don't know why i though it was in la proper, it's in orange huh? i used to hate orange, what can i say, i lived in s.f. but now i love it, especially the huntington beach area, and i have seen some good shows at the orange county museum of art. anyway, it all sounds totally fun, and the gallery looks great.
artworkslive
Nov. 20th, 2007 02:35 am (UTC)
yup yup, orange is evolving, so i'm told.

eep....i just heard on NPR today that OAKLAND, CA is one of the most dangerous places to live??? who knew???

i really loved OCMA, btw. very contemporary, yet nostalgic. my kinda stuff!
ainetl
Nov. 22nd, 2007 12:18 am (UTC)
you're not sarcastic? if not then yes, parts - no most, of oakland is scary. a few good neighbhorhoods but the rest pretty tough. i lived there while in undergrad on a temporary exchange at the california college of arts and crafts.
indiecowboy
Nov. 20th, 2007 11:13 pm (UTC)
It looks like you were the toast of the town!

Congrats! That's just so awesome!
artworkslive
Nov. 20th, 2007 11:35 pm (UTC)
heeeeee.....i needed a sash and crown to go with those flowers!

gngrmyrsn
Nov. 23rd, 2007 04:11 am (UTC)
You looked great with those flowers. I knew you would.
(Anonymous)
Nov. 21st, 2007 04:53 pm (UTC)
this is weird...
you know ginger mayerson (i was "introduced" to her by la friends) AND we both have the same favorite car! have loved the avanti since i first saw one when i was about 10
loving all the pix
-carywd
artworkslive
Nov. 21st, 2007 05:30 pm (UTC)
Re: this is weird...
heh....i noticed ginger was on your links, small woild!

i remember seeing a bashed up beater avanti in some parking lot a few years back and STiLL thinking it was the most gorgeous object on earth.....

considering you're the king of picture posting, i'm glad you like my pix. hey, and i noticed your 'hive' pix before i clicked the link. also OUR favorite store. we bought our 4 eames dining chairs in that very same store. (no sales tax AND free shipping!)
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