The First Art Newspaper on the Net Established in 1996 United States Sunday, March 29, 2015


New artwork by artists Robert Irwin and Philipp Scholz Rittermann installed as part of Murals of La Jolla
Robert Irwin and Philipp Scholz Rittermann’s collaborative mural, The Real Deal, is an image of Irwin’s site-specific installation at 6 Burlington Gardens in London photographed by Rittermann.
LA JOLLA, CA.- A new artwork has joined join the Murals of La Jolla series. The Real Deal, by artists Robert Irwin and Philipp Scholz Rittermann (in collaboration) was recently installed. The mural joins eleven other artworks already installed throughout La Jolla as part of Murals of La Jolla, a project of the La Jolla Community Foundation.

“We are honored and excited that these internationally renowned artists will be bringing their work to La Jolla,” said Matthew Browar, chair of the Murals of La Jolla Art Advisory Committee and a member of the La Jolla Community Foundation Board of Directors. “The Murals project has brought people from around the world to our community and we are proud to be the force behind this public art project.”

Robert Irwin and Philipp Scholz Rittermann’s collaborative mural, The Real Deal, is an image of Irwin’s site-specific installation at 6 Burlington Gardens in London photographed by Rittermann. What Robert Irwin created, and what Philipp Scholz Rittermann captured in this image, is the dynamic interplay between the physical object and the surrounding environment, which contains light, reflection, shadow and movement.

Robert Irwin began his career as a painter in the 1950’s and was a pioneer of the Light and Space movement in the 1960’s. He received the prestigious MacArthur “Genius” Award in 1984 and in 1992 was commissioned to create the Central Gardens at the J. Paul Getty Center in Los Angeles. Philipp Scholz Rittermann’s photography spans opposite ends of our environment, from nocturnal scenes of industry to views of pristine landscape, Both Irwin and Rittermann live and work in San Diego and this mural marks the first time that they have collaborated.

Murals of La Jolla was conceived in 2010 by the La Jolla Community Foundation as a means to enhance the civic character of the community by commissioning public art projects on private property throughout La Jolla. An Art Advisory Committee - composed of the heads of the major visual arts organizations in La Jolla - commissions artists to propose the intervention of an image on specific walls on privately owned buildings. The first two artworks by Roy McMakin and Kim MacConnel were painted directly on their sites. Subsequent artworks have been printed on vinyl and installed on billboard-like structures. Each work is on view for a minimum of two years and has been generously funded by private donations to the La Jolla Community Foundation, a proud affiliate of The San Diego Foundation.

“The Murals of La Jolla has established the La Jolla Community Foundation as an important and impactful institution in our community,” said Phyllis Pfeiffer, chair of the La Jolla Community Foundation. “More than 100 individuals, families, and businesses have made donations to support the murals and to become members of the foundation. We are working together to preserve and enhance La Jolla for future generations.”

To date, works by John Baldessari, Catherine Opie, Gajin Fujita, Anya Gallaccio, Robert Ginder, Ann Hamilton, Kim MacConnel, Ryan McGinness, Roy McMakin, Richard Allen Morris, Julian Opie and Fred Tomaselli have been installed throughout La Jolla.





Today's News

January 28, 2014

The Fundació Gala-Salvador Dalí acquires surrealist painting "Phantom Cart" from 1933

Colombian artist Fernando Botero escapes unhurt after fire at his holiday home

Four works recovered by the Monuments Men in Sotheby's Old Master Paintings Sale

New book decodes the symbols on a 4,000 year old tablet to reinterpret Noah's Ark

Works by Damien Hirst and Banksy take the lead in 'A Contemporary Edge', a new sale format at Bonhams

Save Photo discover the earliest surviving original photographs of Sir Winston Churchill

Exhibition of recent sculpture and works on paper by Rachel Whiteread opens at Gagosian Geneva

"Gridiron Greats: Vintage Football Cards from the Jefferson R. Burdick Collection" on view at the Metropolitan

First snowfall at Bonhams: Works in white adorn Impressionist & Modern Art Sale

Travelling exhibition organized by International Arts & Artists reveals the captivating world of art forgeries

Ambassador's treasured collection of Russian icons to grace Bonhams New York

Nate D. Sanders features Abraham Lincoln's personal rocking chairs and glass decanter

2013 Robert De Niro Sr. Painting Prize awarded to Catherine Murphy for achievements in painting

Bonhams Jewelry Auction to offer Cartier, David Webb in San Francisco

Skinner offers tremendous selection of paintings, sculpture, prints & photography during February auctions

New artwork by artists Robert Irwin and Philipp Scholz Rittermann installed as part of Murals of La Jolla

Exhibition of works by 17th-century European printmakers on view at The La Salle University Art Museum

The Olympic Museum presents a major exhibition 'The Russian Avant-Garde and Sport'

United States Artists names Carolina Garcia Jayaram new Chief Executive Officer

McMichael acquires three new works by leading contemporary Inuit artists

Taymour Grahne Gallery presents Hassan Hajjaj: 'Kesh Angels'

Philippines to file United States suit to retrieve Marcos' Monet

Most Popular Last Seven Days



1.- Alan Bean's Apollo 12 space memorabilia for auction at Bonhams' annual Space History sale

2.- Former electrician who hid 271 Picasso works found guilty of possessing stolen goods

3.- Museo del Prado brings together for the first time four masterpieces by Van der Weyden

4.- Study by Mexican anthropologist says elites' clash led to Teotihuacan collapse

5.- Classical realist painter Jenness Cortez re-imagines Leonardo's 'Mona Lisa'

6.- National Gallery of Art reunites Rubens' Three Magi for the first time in a century

7.- Adolf Hitler 1912 watercolor still life painting to be auctioned by Nate D. Sanders Auctions

8.- Curator at Croatia's Natural History Museum finds Neanderthals were world's first jewellers

9.- 17 tourists killed and 42 wounded as gunmen attack Tunisia's National Bardo Museum

10.- Anish Kapoor presents a series of giant and wildly expressive resin and silicon works



Museums, Exhibits, Artists, Milestones, Digital Art, Architecture, Photography,
Photographers, Special Photos, Special Reports, Featured Stories, Auctions, Art Fairs,
Anecdotes, Art Quiz, Education, Mythology, 3D Images, Last Week, .

 

Founder:
Ignacio Villarreal
Editor & Publisher: Jose Villarreal - Consultant: Ignacio Villarreal Jr.
Art Director: Juan José Sepúlveda Ramírez - Marketing: Carla Gutiérrez
Special Contributor: Liz Gangemi - Special Advisor: Carlos Amador
Contributing Editor: Carolina Farias

Royalville Communications, Inc
produces:

ignaciovillarreal.org theavemaria.org juncodelavega.org facundocabral-elfinal.org
Founder's Site. The most varied versions
of this beautiful prayer.
Hommage
to a Mexican poet.
Hommage
       

The First Art Newspaper on the Net. The Best Versions Of Ave Maria Song Junco de la Vega Site Ignacio Villarreal Site