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February 2019

A Brilliant Spectrum: Recent Gifts of Color Photography

February 17 @ 11:00 am - 5:00 pm
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Santa Barbara Museum of Art, 1130 State St.
Santa Barbara, 93101 United States
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Image: George Legrady, Jennings, from the “Authority of the News” series, 1987. Inkjet print. SBMA, Museum Purchase with funds provided by The Dana & Albert R. Broccoli Charitable Foundation and PhotoFutures. © George Legrady, 1986.

A Brilliant Spectrum presents, with its 30 works, a select and concise survey of the course of color photography, from its emergence as an accepted artistic tool in the 1960s and 70s, with vivid color photographs by the established artists Evelyn Hofer, Kwame Brathwaite and William Eggleston, up to today’s most conceptually-driven practices, as seen in the seemingly-abstract work of Hannah Karsen and Olaf Breuning.

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A Day’s Labor: Portraits by John Sonsini

February 17 @ 12:00 pm - 5:00 pm
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the Art, Design & Architecture Museum, 552 University Rd
Santa Barbara, CA 93106
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A Day's Labor | Portraits by John Sonsini. Courtesy Art Design & Architecture Museum, UCSB.

John Sonsini (b. 1950, Rome, NY) is a nationally-recognized artist who began painting in the late 1970s. Since then his practice has developed into one focused on rendering the human figure especially through portraiture.

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Vest Pocket Pictures: Julius Shulman

February 17 @ 12:00 pm - 5:00 pm
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the Art, Design & Architecture Museum, 552 University Rd
Santa Barbara, CA 93106
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Free
Julius Shulman, Sunday Trekkers on Mount Hollywood, 1933. 

With impeccable control of light, timing, and framing, the young Julius Shulman (b. 1910, New York City; d. 2009, Los Angeles) captured life in Los Angeles including, friends, hikers, “Hollywoodland,” refinery tanks, oil derricks, roads under construction, and more. Through these images one can see the promise of Los Angeles and the talent that would become Julius Shulman.

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Lara Favaretto

February 17 @ 12:00 pm - 5:00 pm
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MCA Santa Barbara, 653 Paseo Nuevo
Santa Barbara, CA United States
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Lara Favaretto, Simple Couples, 2009, Car wash brushes, iron slabs, motors, electrical boxes, wires, site specific installation, Courtesy Rennie Collection, Vancouver. Photo: Blaine Campbell.

Museum of Contemporary Art Santa Barbara (MCASB) presents Lara Favaretto, featuring works spanning Turin, Italy-based artist Lara Favaretto’s more than 20-year career, and presented in collaboration with Rennie Collection, Vancouver, Canada.

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Abstract 9/2nd Fridays Art @ SB Tennis Club

February 18 @ 8:00 am - 5:00 pm
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2nd Fridays Art @ Santa Barbara Tennis Club, 2375 Foothill Rd.
Santa Barbara, CA 93105 United States
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In this competitive world of art, the mission of Abstract 2019, is to shine a light on a select group of talented abstract artists. This show allows them an opportunity to exhibit in a small group.  It is an evolving and diverse group whose work seeks to connect and convey to its audience the energies and attitudes of each individual artist.

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THE REASON FOR THE SEASONS According to Greek Mythology

February 18 @ 10:00 am - 5:00 pm
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Santa Barbara Botanic Garden, 1212 Mission Canyon Rd.
Santa Barbara, CA 93105 United States
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Through her artworks, Lenore Tolegian Hughes tells the story of The Reason for the Seasons as described in Greek mythology.

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Watershed: Contemporary Landscape Photography

February 18 @ 10:00 am - 4:00 pm
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Westmont Ridley-Tree Museum of Art, 955 La Paz Rd.
Santa Barbara, CA 93108 United States
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Exploring the increasingly fraught relationship between humankind and the environment, Watershed presents provocative visual images that spotlight issues surrounding sustainability. From Santa Barbara to rural Alabama, the show explores the undeniable human impact on the earth through captivating and compelling photographs.

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Ray Strong: A Collector’s Passion

February 18 @ 10:00 am - 5:00 pm
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The Wildling Museum of Art & Nature, 1511 Mission Drive
Solvang, CA 93463 United States
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Purple Peak by Ray Strong.

In the pantheon of Santa Barbara artists, perhaps no star shines brighter than Ray Strong (1905-2006). Prolific, diverse and influential, he left a beautiful legacy of work, much of which celebrates the wild lands of Santa Barbara County, and northern California. For Strong, painting was both documentation of an area and his personal communion with nature.

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A Brilliant Spectrum: Recent Gifts of Color Photography to the Collection

February 18 @ 11:00 am - 5:00 pm
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Santa Barbara Museum of Art, 1130 State St.
Santa Barbara, 93101 United States
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Representing a broad range of artists, years, techniques, and themes, this exhibition of approximately 30 works offers viewers a rich and engrossing experience of color photographs by emerging and established artists alike.

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Pamela Zwehl-Burke: CROSSING

February 18 @ 1:00 pm - 5:00 pm
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Marcia Burtt Gallery, 517 Laguna St.
Santa Barbara, CA 93101 United States
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Study creeks at close range in Pamela Zwehl-Burke’s CROSSING series. Immerse yourself in a world of flora, reflections, and color in these large oil-stick paintings on paper.

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