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  • John Baldessari, Jack Boyd

    La Jolla Museum of Art; Orr's Gallery

    The San Diego Art Guild’s first All-California Exhibition at the Fine Arts Gallery (it used to be called, and restricted to, California South) is a striking and provocative show, despite the fact that juror Wayne Thiebaud has unfortunately selected some “junk” along with a lot of high-quality work in weeding 100 paintings, sculptures and drawings out of 600 entries from artists throughout the state. The show is intriguing, nonetheless, and has some interesting characteristics. It is dominated by San Diego and Los Angeles artists. Although he’s a painterly painter himself, Thiebaud has picked

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