Visual Arts

Review: A Double Dose of Michael Matheson

Two simultaneous shows by this promising artist are on display through August 31. Read story.

Wednesday, July 30, 2014

Review: Solace: The Photography of Joseph Donovan

These painterly photographic landscapes are on view at wall space gallery through August 30. Read story.

Tuesday, July 29, 2014

Review: Self Evident Truths at the Santa Barbara Art Foundry

This nationally touring collection of photographs will culminate with a 2016 show in Washington, D.C. Read story.

Wednesday, July 16, 2014

Review: The Summer Impressionists, 2014 at Sullivan Goss

The cosmopolitan tendency in late 19th-century art was toward impressionism, then a new style out of France. Read story.

Wednesday, July 16, 2014

Reviewed: Starting Here at UCSB’s AD&A Museum

This fine, expansive selection of UCSB alumni artists will be open to the public through August 10. Read story.

Thursday, July 3, 2014

Street Art on Instagram

Santa Barbara native Esther Tran Le has turned walking in New York into a curatorial position. Read story.

Tuesday, July 1, 2014

Review: Left Coast at the Santa Barbara Museum of Art

This exciting exhibit showcases the SBMA’s recent acquisitions in contemporary art and photography. Read story.

Wednesday, June 25, 2014

Summer Arts Preview: Visual Art

The Santa Barbara Museum of Art has been shopping, and its impressive haul in contemporary art can be seen all summer. Read story.

Thursday, June 19, 2014

The End of AMASS?

The murals at the corner of Mason and Helena will be refreshed once more before the building there is demolished. Read story.

Thursday, June 19, 2014

Review: Perseverance at the Japanese American National Museum

This exhibition traces the Japanese practice of irezumi from its roots in the Edo period to its latest incarnations in America. Read story.

Wednesday, June 11, 2014

Review: Mike Kelley at the Museum of Contemporary Art, Los Angeles

After a world tour, the blockbuster Mike Kelley show comes home to MOCA. Read story.

Tuesday, June 3, 2014

Review: Drawings by Beatrice Wood at the Santa Barbara Museum of Art

Although her ceramics made her famous, Beatrice Wood never stopped drawing, or causing trouble. Read story.

Wednesday, May 28, 2014

Lizard’s Mouth Gets Yarnbombed

Santa Barbara yarnbomber Stephen Duneier will “wrap” the natural landscape in rainbow hues for his yearly art installation. Read story.

Thursday, May 22, 2014

Preview: Building Communities at MCASB

Part retrospective, part new project, Building Communities takes a collaborative approach to contemporary art. Read story.

Thursday, May 8, 2014

Review: Jade Doskow at wall space gallery

New York–based photographer Jade Doskow presented her world’s fair project in a talk at the wall space gallery on Saturday, April 19. Read story.

Wednesday, April 23, 2014
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