New art exhibit at John Wayne Airport (SNA)

A new exhibition at John Wayne Airport (SNA) in Orange County, California includes 56 paintings that became cover art for Westways, the magazine of the Automobile Club of Southern California.  The work includes California watercolor, Pop Art and most of the major movements of California art in the 20th century.

jwa-dixon_clipper (Maynard Dixon’s Clipper Ship)

The club began publishing its member magazine in 1909, as Touring Topics, and changed it names to Westways in 1934.  Original cover art was being commissioned as early as 1928.


(Phil Dike’s Balboa)

Ticketed passengers who have passed through security will find the collection across from Gates 1 – 4 and 11 – 14.  The show will stay up through October 19th, 2009.

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