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Richard MacDonald Fine Art

326 Glenneyre St, Laguna Beach, CA 92651-2311
+1 949-497-4988
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This Gallery features America's Greatest Living Sculptor

A must-see when in Laguna Beach. You'll be awestruck by the sheer beauty, detail, captured motion... read more

Reviewed 9 November 2017
Rio P
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Los Angeles, California
A true artist

I saw Mr MacDonalds first work at the Los Angeles art show about 20-25 years ago. He had just... read more

Reviewed 17 September 2017
michael k
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Lake Forest, California
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326 Glenneyre St, Laguna Beach, CA 92651-2311
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Reviewed 9 November 2017

A must-see when in Laguna Beach. You'll be awestruck by the sheer beauty, detail, captured motion and emotional intensity of Richard McDonald's work.

Thank Rio P
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Reviewed 17 September 2017

I saw Mr MacDonalds first work at the Los Angeles art show about 20-25 years ago. He had just stepped into sculpture from painting.The pieces were bronzes a quarter size of the ballet great Rudolph Nureyev and the mime Marcel Marceau. Out of the hundreds...More

Thank michael k
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Reviewed 23 May 2017

We have visited this art gallery on three different occasions and enjoyed each visit. The MacDonalds', who own this gallery, are great hosts. They present a vast collection of art pieces to be enjoyed by all who visit. High praise.

Thank Catherine B
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Reviewed 3 March 2017 via mobile

I love his sculptures. There is a sculpture garden located behind the studio. Very much worth a visit. His sculptures are based on Cirque de Soleil performers. Several rotate. I did not go inside the gallery. The sculpture garden is accessible by an alley and...More

Thank Annette M
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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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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...More

Thank ChiWind
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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...

Thank Fariba M
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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

Thank Neil K
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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.

Thank TTTTBBBB
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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...More

Thank TonyFi18
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