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Sullivan Goss Exhibitions, 2008

Sullivan Goss - An American Gallery presents a variety of exhibitions throughout the year at our Santa Barbara location.


Hecho En Mexico

November 6, 2008 - January 4, 2009

Sullivan Goss presents an exhibition examining the connections between the art and culture of Mexico and the development of the American aesthetic in the twentieth century.

Alia E. El-Bermani: Beautiful Vessels

November 6, 2008 - January 4, 2009

For her second solo exhibition at Sullivan Goss, contemporary realist Alia El-Bermani paints an evocative series of new paintings about about women as vessels for beauty and as beautiful vessels.

Small Works: A Selection of Portable Treasures

November 6, 2008 - March 1, 2009

Sullivan Goss presents a broad selection of small works from its vast inventory. Expect thought-provoking comparisons and compelling collages of small works.

Aldo Casanova: Selected Sculptures

November 6, 2008 - January 4, 2009

For its debut exhibition of sculptures by Aldo Casanova, Sullivan Goss will feature important works from the past thirty years. This exhibit will showcase of the West Coast's most important voices in sculpture.

James Haggerty: New Ceramics

September 4, 2008 - November 2, 2008

Sullivan Goss presents their debut exhibition for Santa Barbara ceramist, James Haggerty. Marrying special glazes with archetypal forms, Haggerty is one of the up and coming stars in contemporary ceramics.

Bill Dewey: In the Footsteps of Orpha Klinker

September 4, 2008 - November 2, 2008

To accompany an exhibition of paintings of historic structures by Orpha Klinker, photographer Bill Dewey placed his tripod where she would have placed her easel. This is his photo essay of Klinker's landmarks of California.

Jeff Sanders: The Aqueous Inquisitor

September 4, 2008 - November 2, 2008

Sullivan Goss presents a politically-charged new installation by artist, Jeff Sanders, that explores torture in the context of a trade show diorama with the debut of a new water boarding machine.

Orpha Klinker: Landmarks of California

September 4, 2008 - November 2, 2008

Sullivan Goss presents a historic exhibition of plein air paintings by Orpha Klinker and contemporary photographs by Bill Dewey documenting the history of California architectural landmarks.

Jack Smith: New & Selected Work

September 4, 2008 - November 2, 2008

For Jack Smith's second solo exhibition at Sullivan Goss, curator Susan Bush assembled a collection that shows the breath and depth of the artist's production with paintings from ten years ago to paintings that have just dried.

10 Under 30

September 4, 2008 - November 2, 2008

In honor of Off-Axis, a biennial contemporary art event in Santa Barbara, Sullivan Goss presents a selection of outstanding emerging artists.

Frederick Remahl: The Artist and the Sea

July 3, 2008 - August 31, 2008

Sullivan Goss presents an exhibition from the Estate of Chicago artist Frederick Remahl (1901-1968) that examines the mysterious connection between his dolls, between the Old World and the New World, and between the artist and the sea.

Hank Pitcher: Montecito Beaches 1978-2008

July 3, 2008 - August 31, 2008

Ken Bortolazzo: Optikinetics III

July 3, 2008 - August 31, 2008

Sullivan Goss presents an exhibition of new kinectic sculptures in stainless steel and bronze by Ken Bortolazzo. As Ken continues to advance the vocabulary of his mentor George Rickey, new ideas and shapes take flight.

Dan Lutz

July 3, 2008 - August 31, 2008

Sullivan Goss presents an exhibition which charts the artist’s evolution from the Midwestern paintings of the 1950s to the paintings he made while traveling through Mexico, Ireland, and New Zealand during the 1960s and 70s.

Betty Lane

May 1, 2008 - June 29, 2008

Sullivan Goss presents an exhibition of oils and watercolors by a powerful American artist working in the early Modernist tradition. This exhibition will feature numerous works from the 1930s and 1940s.

THE WEST COAST TEN

May 1, 2008 - June 29, 2008

As part of a two exhibition series on the resurgence of realism in contemporary painting, Sullivan Goss presents TEN artists whose contributions to West Coast realism deserve national attention.

Anders Aldrin

May 1, 2008 - June 29, 2008

Sullivan Goss presents an exhibition of early oil paintings by one of Southern California’s only Fauvist painters. This exhibition will offer a rare opportunity to see masterpieces from the Estate of the Artist.

Howard Warshaw: Looking In/Drawing Out

May 1, 2008 - June 29, 2008

Sullivan Goss presents an exhibition for this important mid-century artist with works from Tajan, the premier Parisian auction house, as well as from the Estate of the Artist; many have been widely exhibited and few have been seen in decades.

The Stage and Its People

March 6, 2008 - April 27, 2008

In commemoration of the re-opening of the historic Granada Theater, Sullivan Goss presents an exhibition of American paintings devoted to the stage and the fascinating crowd that surrounds it: the actors, the dancers, the designers, the musicians, the crew backstage, and the patrons.

Sidney Gordin: Russian American Constructivist

February 9, 2008 - April 27, 2008

Sullivan Goss- An American Gallery is pleased to present a legacy of Russian art in America with the first retrospective of Sidney Gordin’s Constructivist career since his death in 1996.

Committed to Ink

February 7, 2008 - April 27, 2008

Sullivan Goss is proud to offer an exhibition of paintings, photographs, and appearances by beautifully tattooed people in which the tattoo is examined as a fine art medium for the twenty-first century.

Los Angeles Art Show, 2008

January 23, 2008 - January 27, 2008

Sullivan Goss is pleased to present a choice selection of its vast inventory at the Los Angeles Art Show at the Barker Hanger in Santa Monica. We hope to see you there.

Santi Visalli: Icons

December 1, 2007 - February 3, 2008

For forty years a photographer of the world’s most sought-after personalities, Santi Visalli has helped to define American visual culture at home and abroad.

Anya Fisher: Soft Edge/Hard Edge

December 1, 2007 - February 3, 2008

In Anya Fisher's mature work, the prevailing trends of the time are integrated; hard-edge shapes and soft-edge cubism collaborate to create an art formed in the heart and finished in the mind.

Avant Duck: A New Project by Martha Mayer Erlebacher

December 1, 2007 - March 2, 2008

Contemporary realist, Martha Mayer Erlebacher, has crafted a history of modern and contemporary art starring a duck.

Lockwood De Forest: At First Blush

December 1, 2007 - February 3, 2008

With confident brushwork, a rare sensitivty to color and atmosphere, and a forward-looking sense of composition, De Forest created a body of work which continues to invoke the sublime for a new generation of artists and collectors.