J.B. Blunk: Nature, Art & Everyday Life

Oakland Museum of California

Discover northern California's best kept secret in design and craft: J.B. Blunk (1926–2002), a mid-century artist whose connection to nature governed his daily life. Inspired by Japanese philosophies of nature and art's inseparability, and influenced by rural utopian communities, Blunk's muse and often his source of materials was the beautiful natural environment of Inverness, California. His remarkable craftsmanship also took the form of large-scale public works of art, including The Planet, a redwood sculpture commissioned by the Oakland Museum of California in 1969. J.B. Blunk: Nature, Art & Everyday Life brings together a comprehensive survey of the artist's works.

Event Info
Ends in 187 days:
Apr 21 → Sep 26
Wed-Sun 11 am-5 pm, Fri 11 am-9 pm, Sat & Sun 10 am-6 pm
$15.95; $10.95 seniors & students; $6.95 youth ages 9-17; Free for members and children 8 and under. Free first Sunday of each month
Oakland Museum
Oak and 10th, Oakland
Info: 510-318-8400
Venue: 888/625-6873
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