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The Sea: The First Wonder Of The World, In Pictures

Images from The Sea, a photography collection.

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Surf’s Up, An Art Exhibition

Surf’s Up, an exhibition focusing on the art inspired by surfing July 22- September 25th, 2011 at the Palos Verdes Art Center’s. The common thread that runs through this exhibit is that most of the artists are inspired by their respect for the sheer power and energy of a wave.

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Shifting Sands and Rising Seas

“In a time of rising seas, it is senseless and dangerous to build on barrier islands.” World-renowned coastal geologist Orrin H. Pilkey and artist Mary Edna Fraser, an internationally recognized master of the textile art of batik, bring an understanding of coastal geology and global change to the public in a way that is scientifically astute and visually intriguing. By Celie Daily and Orrin Pilkey.

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Our Expanding Oceans, and Global Climate Change: A Primer

Our Expanding Oceans exhibit is based on a new book, “Global Climate Change: A Primer,” written by renowned climate scientist Orrin Pilkey and son Keith Pilkey. To visually emphasize the effects of climate change, the book is illustrated with Mary Edna Fraser’s striking batik paintings. The exhibit featuring over 50 batiks on silk, opened at the North Carolina Museum of Natural Sciences.

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Sea Creatures, Joseph Bellows Gallery

To launch the summer season, Joseph Bellows Gallery is pleased to present three discrete yet complementary exhibitions titled, Sea Creatures by Joni Sternbach, Dana Montlack & Liz Lantz. The separate exhibitions will feature selections from each artist’s work that examine life above, below and around the sea.

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The Art of Jim Denevan

Jim Denevan’s large-scale beach drawings emerge from a simple driftwood stick found on-site. Then, Denevan pushes outward from a central point on the beach, improvising with the stick and a selection of rakes, resulting in huge spirals, circles and geometric forms. His art is transient, ephemeral, meant to be trodden over and traced by the feet of passing admirers and surfers.

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Druridge Bay Interactive Panorama: A Visual Art Project, UK

Landscape photographer Mike McFarlane has created a 360-degree virtual tour of Druridge Bay in Northumberland, UK. The amazing panorama is part of a visual arts project commissioned by The Wildlife Trusts that aims to raise awareness of its landscape-scale conservation schemes.

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Sea of Expansion, a Subtly Ironic Reminder of Our Environmental Impact

Julie Brookman‘s work uses photography and glass to explore the dichotomous nature of plastic bags: their unsuspected malleable beauty and staying imperfection, the ease in which they are acquired, and the difficulty in which they are discarded.

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The Last Of the Shells Dyers, Oaxaca Coast, Mexico

Discovering one of the last ancestral Purpura (murex) dyers on the planet, on remote beach on the coast of Oaxaca.

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