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EXHIBITIONS  •  Current Exhibitions

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CAF Main Location @ Paseo Nuevo Upper Arts Terrace

April 14 – June 16, 2013
THINGS THAT TURN YOUR BRAINS TO MUSH and Bloom Projects: Glen Fogel, Recent Video

Join us for the Opening Reception: Saturday, April 13, 6–8 pm

CAF Satellite @ Hotel Indigo Santa Barbara
January 27, 2013 – January 1, 2014
Limuw: An Ode to the Sea; Miya Ando, Jules de Balincourt, Graham Caldwell, Zoe Crosher, Bill Dewey, Kim Fisher, Kimberly Hahn, Emilie Halpern, Mary Heebner, Virgina McCracken, and Raymond Saá.

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PUBLIC EVENTS & PROGRAMS •  Calendar

Thursday, April 4
Forum Lounge:
FOUND Magazine, An Evening with FOUND Magazine creator
Davy Rothbart

5 pm Happy Hour
7 pm Performance

Referred to by the Los Angeles Times as "an utterly engaging performer," Davy Rothbart, a frequent contributor to National Public Radio's “This American Life,” will read hilarious and heartbreaking excerpts from his acclaimed magazine Found, and essays from his book My Heart Is an Idiot.
ADMISSION IS FREE

 

Wednesday, April 10, 6 pm
smART Talks: Penelope Gottlieb
Synthesizing artistic and ecological concerns, Penelope Gottlieb’s paintings are visually alluring while teetering on an apocalyptic brink. Her detailed renderings of both real and imagined plant and animal life are derived from notions of loss, language, and the fragility of nature. Gottlieb’s compositions reflect the detailed renditions of historical studies of botany, yet upon closer examination are vibrant abstractions referencing early modernist ideals. The artist states, “My work tries to sound an alarm about the grim prospects of a future in which extinction is a way of life.”
ADMISSION IS FREE


Thursday, April 18, 5 pm 
Sessions: A Question of Time: Knowing The Unknowable with Mungo Thomson
As artists, how do we articulate the subjective nature of concepts like time, space, love, doubt, and distance? Where do the boundaries between experience and understanding begin to blur and sharpen? Mungo Thomson will lead this very specialSessions in an artist's investigation of life's phenomenological qualities. Considering his LACMA-commissioned artist book,Font Study (TIME), a collection of Thomson's drawings of Time magazine logo as it has evolved over the years, we'll ponder "real world" matters of cultural recasting, visual text, and graphic design as a means of accessing the unreal.
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