REFLECTIONS ON WATER. Is any element more, well, elemental than water? A range of work from paintings to pottery to basketry embraces the sustaining qualities of and disputes over our precious resource. Through Sept. 4, 2017.
A PASSIONATE EYE: THE WEINER FAMILY COLLECTION. Contributing artists to this seminal Southwest collection include Marc Chagall, Henry Moore, Alexander Calder, Pablo Picasso, Amedeo Modigliani… Note to museum shop’s T-shirt provider: “Art’s All-Time All-Stars.” Through Dec. 11.
Roger de la Fresnaye, Marie Ressort avec ses Vaches, la Bergére, 1913, oil, collection of Gwendolyn Weiner.
FIRST HAND ARCHITECTS, ARTISTS, AND DESIGNERS FORM THE L.J. CELLA COLLECTION. A diverse collection of renderings from Daniel Libeskind, Carlos Diniz, Lawrence Halprin, Alma Allen, and Sheila Hicks. Through Sept. 4.
Walter Jean Hood, De Young Museum Elevation Sculpture Garden Café, 2000, ink, watercolor, photo montage and crayon, Gift of L. J. Cella © Walter Jean Hood of Hood Design Studio, Inc.
BAROQUE TO BLING! High Art and Low from the Collection of Donna MacMillan
Great art needn’t be a deep comment on the human condition; sometimes it’s just damn fun. This work reflects the joy in moving from mind’s eye to eye candy. At the Palm Springs Art Museum in Palm Desert through Oct. 16.
Carlos Betancourt, Re-collections X, 2010, c-print mounted on Plexiglas, collection of Donna MacMillan, © Carlos Betancourt
CONTEMPORARY GLASS. You can cast glass, you can blow glass, you can create remarkable glass sculpture covering the color spectrum. Well, maybe you can’t, but Michael Petry, Dale Chihuly, Nicole Chesney, and Daniel Clayman can, and their work has had a collective impact on the contemporary glass art movement. Through July 3.
Seth Randal, Les Diables d’Albârtré, 1991, cast crystal (pâté de verre), collection of Palm Springs Art Museum, 75th Anniversary promised gift of Rebecca Benaroya, © Seth Randal
PALM SPRINGS ART MUSEUM
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