September, 2008

Santa Barbara Museum of Art Photography Acquisitions

SANTA BARBARA, CA – The Santa Barbara Museum of Art celebrates the gifts made possible by PhotoFutures, the avid collector’s group that has helped to build the Museum’s permanent photography collection as well as support photographic exhibitions. Founded in 1998 by William Brian Little and Mrs. Kingman Douglass, PhotoFutures enters their tenth year. In acknowledgement, […]

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Clark/Getty Workshop to Focus on Art History and Environment

Clark Fellows, scholars from the Getty Research Institute, and invited experts, including cultural geographers, artists, and art historians, will discuss the relationship between art history and environment during the Clark/Getty Workshop public conversation “Art History and Environment” on Saturday, October 11, at 5:30 pm. Admission to the conversation is free. Held in Stone Hill Center’s […]

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Chinese art at the Gallery of Modern Art

Two important exhibitions will turn the spotlight on contemporary Chinese art at the Gallery of Modern Art ( GoMA ) next year. Arts Minister Rod Welford said The China Project: Three Decades of Contemporary Chinese Art from the Queensland Art Gallery Collection and Zhang Xiaogang: Shadows in the Soul, would showcase the Gallery’s remarkable collection […]

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“Living Dead” Featuring Pooch and Paul Torres at Harold Golen Gallery

Raised on a diet of Walt Disney World , Ray Harryhausen films, H. P. Lovecraft novels, Comics, and Florida tourist traps, Pooch paints images that seem to exist in a bizarre afterlife. Early on, Pooch was exposed to artists and illustrators, such as Frank Frazetta, MC Escher, Dali, Bosch and HR Giger. A self- taught […]

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