Jeff Smith 11:23 a.m., May 17
"Charles Reiffel: An American Post-Impressionist"
San Diego Museum of Art and San Diego History Center present collaborative, two-museum retrospective of work of Charles Reiffel, celebrating the 150th anniversary of his birth. "Charles Reiffel: An American Post-Impressionist." View more than 90 of Reiffel's works, primarily oils on canvas but also watercolors, gouaches, drawings in both pencil and crayon, through Sunday, March 10.
"Behold, America! Art of the United States from Three San Diego Museums" is a collaboration between Museum of Contemporary Art San Diego, San Diego Museum of Art, and Timken Museum of Art. San Diego Museum of Art hosts the "Figures" component of the exhibition, showcasing portraits by John Singleton Copley, Cindy Sherman, and John Currin. Closes Sunday, February 10.
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