MSJC’s Art Gallery presents ‘Specific Abstractions’

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The Mt. San Jacinto College Art Gallery closes “Specific Abstractions,” a group exhibition curated by Los Angeles-based arts writer Matt Stromberg. Mt. San Jacinto College photo
SAN JACINTO – The Mt. San Jacinto College Art Gallery closed “Specific Abstractions,” a group exhibition curated by Los Angeles-based arts writer Matt Stromberg featuring work by Tanya Aguiñiga, Rachid Bouhamidi, Leonardo Bravo, Lorenzo Hurtado Segovia, John Knuth, Dan Levenson, Rubén Ortiz Torres and Brenna Youngblood. The show challenged the understanding of abstraction as a universal language, a pure exploration of form, color and material. Stromberg gave a tour on the final day of the exhibit Thursday, Sept. 12. This premise was informed by the Guggenheim Museum show “Josef Albers in Mexico,” which traces the connection between the modernist master’s geometric abstractions and his love of pre-Columbian art and architecture that he encountered while traveling through
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