Visual Arts

Artists Working Together

Three very different collaborations demonstrate the range of our city’s art scene. Read story.

Thursday, April 17, 2014

Richard Haines at Sullivan Goss

Richard Haines’s art affords invaluable insight into the larger issues raised by a popular retro style of design. Read story.

Wednesday, April 9, 2014

Review: Chris Baker Pacific

In Pacific, Chris Baker puts Rembrandt’s Night Watch through an amazing series of variations. Read story.

Tuesday, March 25, 2014

Spring Arts Preview: Visual Arts

Going to the gallery or the museum has never been so stimulating or unexpected as it will be this spring. Read story.

Thursday, March 20, 2014

Ganna Walska and Tony Duquette

Lotusland is uniquely idiosyncratic, but Madame Ganna Walska did have some visionary company. Read story.

Wednesday, March 19, 2014

Larry Mills’s Sadly Beautiful Photos

I’m over here… casts a spell through images of aesthetic deprivation. Read story.

Wednesday, March 12, 2014

Art and Design in the California Desert

A group from Santa Barbara’s Museum of Contemporary Art got an exclusive look at some of the most interesting homes, collections, and studios in Palm Springs. Read story.

Thursday, March 6, 2014

Review: Obsession at the Arts Fund

The Nancy Gifford-curated group show will be on view in the Funk Zone through April 5. Read story.

Tuesday, March 4, 2014

Internal Ballistics at Wall Space Gallery

Deborah Bay and Sabine Pearlman both shoot bullets, but there’s no gun in sight. Read story.

Thursday, February 27, 2014

VADA Draw Takes Over the S.B. Art Foundry

Santa Barbara High’s art school within a school hosts an art event and fundraiser of grand proportions on March 1. Read story.

Wednesday, February 26, 2014

Portraits of the Artists

In a new book and an exhibition, Santa Barbara artists are getting their close-ups. Read story.

Wednesday, February 12, 2014

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
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