There is little to hate in this exhibit; everything seems right where it should be. And there's little to hate in Laguna Beach these days, which is confusing me to no end. Bring back the Impressionist seascapes and Mediterranean villas! Please!?
"Indomitable Spirits: The Figure at the End of the Century" at the Art Institute of Southern California, 2222 Laguna Canyon Rd., Laguna Beach, (949) 376-6000. Through Sept. 30. Mon.-Fri., 8 a.m.-5 p.m.; Sat., 9 a.m.-4 p.m Free.