Retooled: Highlights from the Hechinger Collection Oct 21st

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October 22, 2017 – January 27, 2018
The culmination of a relationship between man and his tools is the collection of John Hechinger, the owner of a successful chain of hardware stores, who began collecting tool-inspired art in the 1980’s to decorate the company’s headquarters. This diverse selection features 40 pieces of his 400 piece collection and includes a variety of 20th century modern and contemporary pieces, highlighting 28 visionary artists including Jacob Lawrence, Phyllis Yes, Jim Dine, Walker Evans, Fernand Léger, Claes Oldenburg, James Rosenquist, Roger Shimomura, and Bernice Abbott. Organized by International Art & Artists, Washington D.C. Gift of John and June Hechinger.

Opening Reception
Saturday, Oct. 21 ● 5 – 7 p.m., Free
Hosted by the Carlsbad Friends of the Arts

Family Open Studios
Saturday, Dec. 2 ● 11 a.m. – 2 p.m., Free
Carlsbad City Library Complex

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