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Visual Arts

Sketchbook Traveling

Steven and Sara Peterman’s art project on wheels rolls through Santa Barbara on August 1. Read story.

Tuesday, July 30, 2013

Review: Dasha Shishkin, erry icket

The meaning of these improbable and often shocking images is very much in the eye of the beholder. Read story.

Wednesday, July 24, 2013

Review: In the Big Room at MichaelKate

The 22 artists in this group show represent the eclecticism and breadth of the Santa Barbara art scene. Read story.

Wednesday, July 24, 2013

Sullivan Goss Unveils New Amos Kennedy Exhibit

These striking letterpress prints will be on view at Sullivan Goss – An American Gallery through September 29. Read story.

Tuesday, July 23, 2013

Review: Labour and Wait at the Santa Barbara Museum of Art

The Santa Barbara Museum of Art’s new show brings together 16 international artists to examine the status and meaning of craft in the 21st century. Read story.

Wednesday, July 17, 2013

Specimen at the Arts Fund Gallery

The Arts Fund presents a show full of curiosities from Santa Barbara’s assemblage artists through August 10. Read story.

Wednesday, July 10, 2013

W. Dibblee Hoyt: Far Reaches

Allan Hancock College professor W. Dibblee Hoyt shares his and his student’s photos at the Channing Peake Gallery. Read story.

Tuesday, July 2, 2013

CAF Becomes Museum of Contemporary Art

After 37 years as a “Forum,” the city’s premier alternative art venue joins the ranks of museums. Read story.

Tuesday, June 25, 2013

Summer Arts Preview 2013: Visual Art

Speaking of Picasso, UCSB’s AD&A Museum will be examining his friendship with Santa Barbara’s Channing Peake this summer. Read story.

Thursday, June 20, 2013

Twins at the Santa Barbara Tennis Club

This juried invitational exhibit is on display through July 5. Read story.

Wednesday, June 19, 2013

Bright Lines and the Void at MichaelKate

In this four-person group show, nocturnes coexist with colorful abstractions and subtle still lifes. Read story.

Tuesday, June 11, 2013

James Turrell: A Retrospective

For fans of the Los Angeles artists known as the Light and Space movement, James Turrell may be the ultimate expression of the tendency. Read story.

Wednesday, June 5, 2013

Nathan Hayden, Kate Connell, and Priya Kambli's Current Exhibits

Nathan Hayden’s installation at Jane Deering comes from an unexpected place — the dance floor. Read story.

Thursday, May 23, 2013

A Fine Painting Party at Casa del Herrero

Preserving Precious Spaces, an art celebration and sale, will take place in Montecito on Sunday, May 19. Read story.

Wednesday, May 15, 2013

Andrew Wyeth and Tom Post

Walking the arts district yields big dividends. Read story.

Wednesday, May 8, 2013
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