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SJICA – San Jose Institute of Contemporary Art

The opening at SJICA of Powers of Ten on Friday, March 11 was a great chance to meet and talk with the artists and their installations! SJICA is presenting 3 exhibitions (Power of Ten, Size Matters, and Urgency) at one time which all explore issues of scale.  Here is a glimpse of some of the [...]

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Exploration of scale in Gus Arriola’s Gordo

Lucia Eames fondly remembers the wonder and delight in the brilliant Gus Arriola’s Gordo which was a favorite comic strip in the local St. Louis newspaper that she read daily with her father, Charles Eames.  The comic strip was later included in Charles & Ray Eames’ film,  The Fabulous Fifties. In 1970, Arriola explored scale [...]

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Individual vs. Community

Wherever you (100) live becomes your community (10+3).  If you are fortunate, you are surrounded by choices (10+4) and you are making selections (10+2) all the time. But what happens if  there are too many barriers?  A feeling of cultural isolation from the community can develop.  Art can bridge that gap between an individual and [...]

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