A new gallery aims to bring "only the finest" Early California and Modernist paintings to Laguna Beach.
In celebration of its 25th anniversary, the Palm Desert-based Edenhurst Gallery, owned by Thom Gianetto, Don Merrill and Dan Nicodemo, recently opened a second location at 305 N. Coast Hwy., Ste F.
"This is a town where people are born from art, love art, and come for the art," Gianetto said. "There is no better location."
Adjacent to the Laguna Art Museum, the gallery specializes in the purchase and sales of Early California and American Impressionists, Modernist and early 19th century paintings, representing the work of great California plein air artists like Edgar Payne, Guy Rose, William Wendt and Maurice Braun.
"As California natives, we appreciate the land of our birth and want to celebrate its beautiful landscape, scenery and fine artists," Gianetto said. "These artists are a part of who we are, and their work means something special to us.