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 V.13 No.22 | May 27 - June 2, 2004 
“Garcon a la Pipe” by Pablo Picasso

Culture Shock

A couple pieces of wood, a roll of canvas and some oil paint: $104 million. On Wednesday, May 5, at Sotheby's auction house in New York, an anonymous bidder purchased Pablo Picasso's "Garcon a la Pipe" ("Boy with a Pipe") for this whopping sum, making it the new record holder as the world's most expensive painting.

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Inversion  , an installation by Leta Evaskus, runs through June 6, at [AC]2.

Gallery Review

Inside Out and Upside Down

Inversion at [AC]2

Descartes argued that the human body and the human mind are separate, but his theory never quite held up under close philosophical scrutiny. Given the structure of our nervous systems, it seems obvious to many scientists that the mind and body can't possibly be distinct—one can't exist without the other.

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“Ceramic Tile” by Mariah Williamson

Art Magnified

aldizorontophoskyphorniostikos: beauty in all things

South Broadway Cultural Center

The vague and oft confusing realm commonly known as the unknown can teach us more than we realize—if we let it. Understanding life's accidents can fill in the blanks that everyday, structured reality delivers. At least that's the belief held by the artists featured in the new aldizorontophoskyphorniostikos: beauty in all things exhibit.

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“It Must Mean a Thing” by Gary Eugene Jefferson

Art Magnified

Paintings by Gary Eugene Jefferson

Outpost Performance Space

Los Angeles native Gary Eugene Jefferson's original, mural-sized still life, figurative and abstract paintings have been exhibited everywhere from New York City to Denmark, and with good reason. Having studied in both America and France, Jefferson combines traditional themes such as slavery, women's rights and African American culture with his European art influnces, which include Michelangelo, Vermeer and Van Gogh. His depictions of history's most troubling and chaotic times, combined with a vast knowledge of art history and an aptitude for abstract expressionism, have touched the hearts of hardcore critics as well as the part-time art lover. Jefferson's exhibit will be shown at the Outpost's Inpost Artspace starting today, and a reception will be held Friday, June 4, from 5 to 7 p.m. Runs through July 9. 268-0044.

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Book Review

Vote Kinky

The Prisoner of Vandam Street

The Prisoner of Vandam Street

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Book Review

Rings of Saturn

Old Man Goya

Old Man Goya

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Speed Reader

The Madonna of Excelsior

The Madonna of Excelsior

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Today's Events

Josh Blue at The Stage @ Santa Ana Star

Josh Blue likes to defy expectations.

A night of stand-up comedy from the "Last Comic Standing" champion.

Indie Q at the KiMo at KiMo Theatre

Josh Blue at The Stage @ Santa Ana Star

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