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Michael Moon: New Ways

Artamo Gallery

September 4 through 28, 2014

Michael Moon is a painter who's into layering, and for this show, he's pairing small paintings with his typically large ones.

Barton Myers: Works of Architecture and Urbanism | Bollywood 101: The Visual Culture of Bollywood Film Posters | Surface - The Handcrafted Object

Art, Design, & Architecture UC Santa Barbara (AD&A)

September 12 through December 12, 2014

UCSB just acquired the papers of architect Barton Myers, who built a Vidal Sassoon Salon in1968 and started building steel houses in the 1970s, so they're featuring nearly four decades of his work.  A concurrent show celebrates the melodrama of Bollywood film posters, and also includes images of temples dedicated to Bollywood stars and wedding posters  

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