De Wain Valentine’s Diamond Column 1978


I went to San Diego Museum of Modern Art yesterday to see the Phenomenal show, part of the current stupendous Pacific Standard Time concurrent exhibitions around Southern California.    The show Phenomenal is about how California artists used California light, space, and new materials in their constructions.  Works by James Turrell, Robert Irwin, and others are there.   But the work that stopped me dead in my tracks was a 1978 sculpture by De Wain Valentine, Diamond Column.   Read More →