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Richard MacDonald Fine Art

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Address: 326 Glenneyre St, Laguna Beach, CA 92651-2311
Phone Number: +1 949-497-4988
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Sculptures from Life

The athletic body rendered beautifully authentic in bronze representations. This artist lives in Carmel but his children run this gallery, Dawson Cole Fine Art, where you can... read more

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 29 July 2016
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Laguna Beach, California
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1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 September 2016

This gallery has a reputation of being a low grade attempt at fine art. They are not respected in Laguna Beach

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 July 2016

The athletic body rendered beautifully authentic in bronze representations. This artist lives in Carmel but his children run this gallery, Dawson Cole Fine Art, where you can enjoy and/or purchase various pieces. Just visiting this gallery is akin to visiting world famous museums as you can take your time to study the beauty he created. There is also an outdoor... More 

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Laguna Beach
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 July 2016

This is a beautiful gallery as it has a sculpture garden. i, personally like McDonald's work so I obviously enjoy visiting this gallery. it is beautiful...

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Thank Khoshid
Laguna Beach, California
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 August 2015

the gallery is spectacular as is the adjacent sculpture garden --- the art is incomparable ... -- the gallery is run by the artists son and daughter-in-law -- two delightful people -- definitely must see when visiting Laguna

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tucson
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 August 2015

This is some of the most spectacular statuary art I have ever seen. Walk throught the gallery and the outdoor garden. Take your time so you don't miss any detail...including the video.

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Thank TTTTBBBB
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 July 2015

Richard McDonald is one of the world finest living sculpturists. Go see his work at the Dawson Cole Gallery in the village, or you will miss one of the most dramatic artists today. His work is physical elegance as he captures the amazing athletes and artists of Cirque du Soleil. He work comes to life. Its dramatic perfection.

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Thank TonyFi18
Orange, California
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 June 2015

Richard McDonald, whose sculpture is featured at the Bellagio, Las Vegas is one of the most award winning sculpts in the world. Laguna is lucky to have his gallery on Forest and Glenneyre. Many times, he has additional artists's work displayed in his gallery as well. If you love art that appears as though it is in motion, exquisite in... More 

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Lake Forest, California
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 April 2015 via mobile

This gallery is one of the funniest experiences that you can have in Laguna Beach… It is not that there is an overwhelming inventory to look at… But every piece is perfect and sublime. McDonald's sculptures will take you into another world and the other artists that he has discovered – that he so willingly features – will take you... More 

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Pittsburgh, PA
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 March 2015 via mobile

This artist creates amazing sculptures of ballet dancers, gimnasts and other people in movement. The gallery itself has a good selection of objects and a sculpture garden next to it is a special treat. Highly recommended.

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