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Visual Arts

Art in These Parts

Two galleries and a downtown loft offer smart shows of contemporary art. Read story.

Wednesday, February 12, 2014

Drawing Shows by Alice Aycock and Michelle Stuart

By bringing Michelle Stuart together with Alice Aycock, the Santa Barbara Museum of Art has turned an Aycock retrospective into a feminist land art blockbuster. Read story.

Thursday, February 6, 2014

Richard Aber and Lockwood de Forest

A century may have passed, but in Santa Barbara, a reverence for nature remains at the heart of painting practice. Read story.

Tuesday, January 14, 2014

Innovative Art by Architects

Eschewing buildings and plans in favor of installations and art objects, these six Los Angeles studios propose new ideas of architectural practice. Read story.

Friday, January 10, 2014

Winter Arts Preview: Visual Art

The Santa Barbara Museum of Art and UCSB’s Art, Design & Architecture Museum are collaborating this season. Read story.

Thursday, January 9, 2014

L.A. Architects Get Creative for Almost Anything Goes

A collection of Los Angeles designers come together for this group show at MCASB. Read story.

Thursday, January 2, 2014

Heads Up at the Arts Fund

The Arts Fund continues to showcase important Santa Barbara artists in inventive settings. Read story.

Thursday, December 19, 2013

Galerie 102 Launches Conversation Series

The first installment of this new event series takes place Sunday, December 15. Read story.

Thursday, December 12, 2013

Murals in Santa Barbara

For decades, public murals have spoken out about the society that surrounds them. Read story.

Thursday, December 12, 2013

Hamlet Through the Eyes of an Artist

The Santa Barbara Museum of Art will host a walk through of Delacroix’s Hamlet Suite on December 12. Read story.

Wednesday, December 11, 2013

Mary Heebner’s Venus Paintings

Solo exhibitions in L.A. showcase two of the top artists in Santa Barbara. Read story.

Wednesday, December 11, 2013

100 Grand Returns to Sullivan Goss

The fifth annual showcase of artwork kicks off on Thursday, December 5, at Sullivan Goss, An American Gallery. Read story.

Wednesday, November 27, 2013

Review: Hank Pitcher: The Long View

Hank Pitcher’s mesmerizing landscapes are walking the tightrope between representation and abstraction. Read story.

Thursday, November 21, 2013

Delacroix: The Painter of Modern History

A Swiss estate in Montecito yields an art-historical discovery of international importance. Read story.

Thursday, November 14, 2013

John Divola’s Photography

The pioneering Southern California artist/photographer John Divola gets a well-deserved multi-museum show. Read story.

Thursday, October 31, 2013
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