News / Millard Sheets

  • World of Watercolor Exhibit

    YOU ARE INVITED TO WORLD OF WATERCOLOR at the Fallbrook Art Center. Opening night is Feb 7th from 5 - 7 p.m. Please join us! World of Watercolor, the 6th annual Signature American Watermedia Exhibition. Presenting works by Signature Members of U.S. watercolor/watermedia societies, juried by Stephen Quiller, AWS-DF, NWS. The exhibit also features a selection of watermedia by renowned 20th Century California artists.Presented in The Janice Griffiths Gallery and CafeOpening Reception:Saturday, Feb 7 | 5-7pmAdmission: $10Free to Premier & Friends Level MembersAddress:103 South Main StreetFallbrook, California 92028760.728.1414Open Daily:Feb 8 - Mar 22, 2015Mon-Sat 10am-4pm | Sun 12-3pmAdmission: $6Free to Members, Active Military, and visitors...

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  • Millard Sheets Mosaics in Beverly Hills (video)

    Millard Sheets led a dynamic studio of artists who created memorable art for Home Savings and Loan and other businesses throughout southern California. This video tells the story of Sheets's vision, Howard Ahmanson and Hernando Courtright as his patrons, and the meaning of this artwork for generations of residents and visitors to Beverly Hills. The two watercolors featured in this documentary are from our collection, Gaviota Range, 1932, and Path of Light, Newport Pier, 1927. Millard Sheets Mosaics of Beverly Hills from Beverly Hills Television.

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  • Travels with Millard Sheets, 1950 - 1986, now on display at the Laguna Art Museum

    From the E. Gene Crain Collection.  February 1st - June 1st, 2014 On loan from the Diane and E. Gene Crain Collection is a selection of paintings by California artist Millard Sheets (1907–1989) curated by Laguna Art Museum’s Curator of Historical Art Janet Blake, on show in the museum’s upper-level gallery. Over twenty paintings dating from 1950 to 1986 highlight the artist’s travels around the world. Sheets had wanderlust while still a student at Chouinard School of Art in 1928. After winning several prizes for his paintings, he embarked for Europe, where he spent six months traveling, painting, and studying...

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  • The Millard Sheets Gallery Presents: “Art Treasures From the Attic”

    “The artist’s world is limitless. It can be found anywhere…”
Paul Strand   Some of the most creative and unusual pieces of art can be found hidden among the dust and clutter in the attics and basements of the artists who created them. More than 6 years of gathering these treasures has culminated in one extraordinary and inspiring exhibit. Everyday materials, ordinary objects, unusual collections, and cast off pieces filtered through creative minds and skilled hands will become an exhibit of artistic creations as varied in visual beauty and personal interpretation as the artists themselves. Expect the unexpected and prepare to...

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  • A Scottish Rite Masonic Temple on Wilshire Boulevard designed by Millard Sheets will be turned into a private art museum.

    By Roger Vincent of the Los Angeles Times.  Bluejeans moguls Maurice and Paul Marciano have bought one of Los Angeles' most notorious real estate white elephants, the Scottish Rite Masonic Temple on Wilshire Boulevard, and they have plans to turn it into a private art museum. The imposing marble-clad edifice, which has seen little use since 1994, will undergo a major renovation to house the Marcianos' contemporary art collections. It will be operated for the most part as a private property, with occasional exhibitions open to the public. There is plenty of room to work with — nearly 90,000 square...

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