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Visual Arts

Review: Beauty and Science: the orchid evolves

This elegant exhibition, sure to delight orchid lovers, doubles as a blueprint of the Museum of Natural History’s wide-ranging mission. Read story.

Tuesday, August 26, 2014

Miri Mara Ceramics

Miri Mara’s ceramics studio and showroom expresses a sophisticated sensibility. Read story.

Thursday, August 21, 2014

Santa Barbara Studio Artists Open Studio Tour 2014

Some of the area’s top artists will be opening their studios this weekend. Read story.

Tuesday, August 19, 2014

Review: The Autobiography of Red at UCSB

This two-person show and collaborative flip-book project reveals a brainy, reticent artistic underground. Read story.

Wednesday, August 13, 2014

Review: Ruckus at The Arts Fund

Tech meets art in this highly interactive group show, on view through August 16. Read story.

Wednesday, August 6, 2014

Las Pinturas de la Fiesta

Sullivan Goss Gallery shows its spirit with a present of an entire exhibition of Fiesta-oriented art. Read story.

Thursday, July 31, 2014

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
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