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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

Mike Nichols Talks Lions, Elephants & Giants

The famed Nat Geo photographer will bring still and moving images to the Marjorie Luke on October 27. Read story.

Thursday, October 24, 2013

Art Seen: Solar Metropolis

From black-and-white to brilliant color, painting remains at the core of the Santa Barbara art scene. Read story.

Wednesday, October 23, 2013

Fresh Photos Take On Abstraction

Kim Kauffman and Victoria Mara Heilweil rep the non-representational movement in contemporary photography in a show that’s on view through October 27. Read story.

Wednesday, October 16, 2013
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