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Sculpture Survey

The Arts Fund

March 6 through April 25, 2015

The Arts Fund is hosting a show of sculptors who explore their "relationship with the void." Artists include Greer Mehler, who has remained delicate ruins, and Nathan Huff, who once did an installation with drinking glasses and boats.

How to Make the Universe Right - The Art of the Shaman from Vietnam and Southern China | Fletcher Benton: The Artist's Studio | This Was Tomorrow - London 1956, Geoffrey Holroyd, Santa Barbara

Art, Design & Architecture Museum at UC Santa Barbara

January 17 through May 1, 2015

UC Santa Barbara is digging into Vietnamese shamanism with a show of scrolls and other ceremonial objects. At the same time, since collectors Dr. Yoel Haller and Eva Haller just gifted a Fletcher Benton sculpture to the school, the museum is also doing a show about Benton's process. The school is also showing a 1956 work by Lawrence Alloway, Toni del Renzio and Geoffrey Holroyd that imagined the future of architecture, since Holroyd just gave it to them.

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