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2.10 “Miss Hokusai” (film) SAN DIEGO MUSEUM OF ART 1450 El Prado, Balboa Park 619.232.7931, sdmart.org This fictionalized account tells the life story of the daughter of Katsushika Hokusai, the famed artist whose work inspired the Japanese art of anime.
2.10-2.28 “Strikes & Spares” SOPHIE’S ART GALLERY 109 Rea Ave., El Cajon 619.593.2205, stmsc.org Artists inject whimsy into mosaic pieces, covering bowling pins with broken pottery, glass and ceramic tiles.
2.11-4.9 “Every Which Way” SDSU DOWNTOWN GALLERY 725 W. Broadway, downtown, 619.501.6370, art.sdsu.edu This installment of the annual series, featuring San Diego State University faculty members and students, explores movement with works in varying media. Pieces range from interactive and playful to sobering sociopolitical statements.
2.11-3.26 “Boiling Process 5: Mythodologies” SAN DIEGO ART INSTITUTE 1439 El Prado, Balboa Park, 619.236.0011, sandiego-art.org This group exhibition unites emerging artists from San Diego, Tijuana and Los Angeles in a show that emphasizes cultural dialogue.
2.11-5.21 “India and the Picturesque” MUSEUM OF PHOTOGRAPHIC ARTS 1649 El Prado, Balboa Park 619.238.7559, mopa.org This exhibit spotlights 19th-century photographs of India’s people and landscapes, spotlighting a historic photographic legacy.
FEBRUARY 2017 | @PACIFICSD
CLOCKWISE (from top right): Movie stills from “Miss Hokusai”; “Soda-fired ceramics” by Richard Burkett; Installation by Luis Alonso Sanchez Varela “Paona, Parhbutti hill and tank, 1863 - 1870” by Samuel Bourne; “Bowling Pin” by Camaran Johnson