The Santa Barbara Museum of Art - Women's Board

EXHIBITIONS

Coming Soon…
Going Global: Abstract Art at Mid-Century
Opening June 2022

Recent Exhibitions Underwritten by the Women’s Board:

Vincent Van Gogh

Through Vincent’s Eyes: Van Gogh and His Sources
February 27 – May 22, 2022

TITLE: Vincent van Gogh (Dutch, 1853–1890), Les Vessenots in Auvers (detail), 1890. Oil on canvas, 21 5⁄8 × 25 9/16 in. Museo Nacional Thyssen-Bornemisza, Madrid, © Museo Nacional Thyssen-Bornemisza. Madrid.
Eamon Ore-Giron

In the Meanwhile…Recent Acquisitions of Contemporary Art, Part II
August 15, 2021 – January 30, 2022

TITLE: Eamon Ore-Giron, Infinite Regress LXV, 2019. Flashe on linen. SBMA, Museum purchase with funds provided by the General Art Acquisition Fund. Courtesy the artist; Fleisher/Ollman, Philadelphia; and James Cohan, New York.
Carpeaux

Fire, Metal, Monument: Bronze
August 15, 2021 – January 9, 2022

TITLE: Jean Baptiste Carpeaux, Bust of Jean Léon Gérôme, ca. 1871. Bronze. SBMA, Gift of Dr. and Mrs. Robert J. Emmons.

In the Meanwhile…Recent Acquisitions of Contemporary Art, Part I
March 22, 2020 – December 6, 2020

TITLE: Jim Drain, Peaceable Kingdom (detail), 2017. Acrylic and colored pencil on Bristol paper sheet. SBMA, Museum purchase with funds provided by The Basil Alkazzi Acquisition Fund. ©Jim Drain
African Mask SBMA

Out of Storage and into the Light: Sculptures That Tell Stories
March 10, 2019 – August 18, 2019

TITLE: Kuba Mask (Pwoom Itok), Kuba artist, Democratic Republic of Congo, early 20th century. Wood and polychrome with cloth and beads. SBMA, Gift of the Women’s Board
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Out of Storage and Into the Light: Sculptures That Tell Stories
March 10 – August 18, 2019

TITLE: AUGUSTO ESCOBEDO, DANCING FIGURES, CA. 1953 – 1973. ALUMINUM. SBMA, GIFT OF MR. AND MRS. BERNARD LEWIN.
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Brought to Light: Revelatory Photographs in the Santa Barbara Museum of Art Collection
January 28 – April 22, 2018

TITLE: CONSTRUCT PC-VI (DETAIL) CREDIT: BARBARA KASTEN, 1982. POLACOLOR PRINT. SBMA, GIFT OF ARTHUR AND YOLANDA STEINMAN. COURTESY OF THE ARTIST.
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Valeska Soares: Any Moment Now
September 17 – December 31, 2017

TITLE: ANY MOMENT NOW (DETAIL) CREDIT: INSTALLATION VIEW, VALESKA SOARES: ANY MOMENT NOW, SANTA BARBARA MUSEUM OF ART, 2017
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David Wiesner & the Art of Wordless Storytelling
January 29 – May 14, 2017

TITLE: MR. WUFFLES! (DETAIL) CREDIT: DAVID WIESNER, WATERCOLOR AND INDIA INK ON PAPER, 9×11 IN., 2013. COURTESY OF THE ARTIST.
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Puja and Piety: Hindu, Jain and Buddhist Art from the Indian Subcontinent
April-Aug. 2016

TITLE: THE GODS APPEAL TO THE GREAT DEVI FOR HELP (DETAIL) CREDIT: HIMACHAL PRADESH, FOLIO FROM A DEVI MAHATMYA SERIES WITH SANSKRIT TEXT IN DEVANAGARI SCRIPT ON REVERSE. INDIA, KANGRA, EARLY 19TH CENTURY. COLOR AND GOLD ON PAPER.
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Moholy-Nagy: The Shape of Things to Come
July-Sept. 2015

LÁSZLÓ MOHOLY-NAGY (OR LADISLAUS), CH SPACE 6 (DETAIL), 1941, OIL ON CANVAS, 119 X 119 CM, ESTATE OF LÁSZLÓ MOHOLY-NAGY
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Botticelli, Titian, and Beyond: Masterpieces of Italian Painting from Glasgow Museums
Feb.-May 2015

IMAGE CREDIT:  BOTTICELLI (AND POSSIBLY ASSISTANT), THE ANNUNCIATION, C. 1490-95. GLASGOW MUSEUMS, ARCHIBALD MCLELLAN COLLECTION, PURCHASED 1856 (174).
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Delacroix and the Matter of Finish
Oct. 2013-Jan. 2014

IMAGE CREDIT: EUGENE DELACROIX, THE LAST WORDS OF MARCUS AURELIUS, N.D. OIL ON CANVAS. THE VAN ASCH VAN WYCK TRUST
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John Divola: As Far As I Could Get
Oct. 2013-Jan. 2014

IMAGE CREDIT: JOHN DIVOLA, FROM, DOGS CHASING MY CAR IN THE DESERT, D24 RUN SEQUENCE, 1996–2001. INKJET PRINT. SANTA BARBARA MUSEUM OF ART, MUSEUM PURCHASE.
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Labour and Wait
July-Sept. 2013

IMAGE CREDIT: JOSIAH MCELHENY, CRYSTALLINE LANDSCAPE AFTER HABLIK AND LUCKHARDT III, 2011. SANTA BARBARA MUSEUM OF ART, MUSEUM PURCHASE WITH FUNDS PROVIDED BY THE SBMA VISIONARIES AND THE LUDINGTON FUND.

 

More Exhibitions Supported by the Women’s Board:

 

Asian Art Reinstallation – Ongoing

The Artful Recluse: Painting, Poetry, and Politics in 17th-Century China (Oct. 2012- Jan. 2013)

Charms (2012) 
Nine sculptures by Martin Kersels incorporating found objects and shapes, some of which are illuminated, that hang from the ceiling and are individually titled Little, Little Boy; Green Dog; Black Cloud; White House; and five Silver Clouds. SBMA commission with funds provided by The Museum Contemporaries. Additional support for the installation and education programs provided by the Women’s Board.

Picasso and Braque: The Cubist Experiment, 1910–12 (Sept. 2011- Jan. 2012)

Delacroix to Monet: Masterpieces of 19th-Century Painting from the Walters Art Museum (2010)

Yinka Shonibare, MBE: A Flying Machine for Every Man, Woman and Child and Other Astonishing Works (2009)

Garbo’s Garbos (2005)

Art of the Americas: Latin America and the United States, 1800 to Now! (2004)

Risking the Abstract: Mexican Modernism and the Art of Gunther Gerzso (2003)

Edward Hopper and Urban Realism (2002)

Every Picture a Story: American Illustration from the Collection of the Delaware Art Museum (2001)

 

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