Exhibitions and Discussion

Exhibitions and Discussion


--“Secret Dictionaries: The Collages of William Davies King,” curated by David Banash, Trickhouse
www.trickhouse.org(link is external)

--Audio slide show(link is external) on the Chronicle of Higher Education website, by Pauline Lubens

--“Bibliolages,” First Thursday, The Book Den, Santa Barbara, July 7, 2011 (www.facebook.com)(link is external)

--“ROCK PAPER SCISSORS – Assemblage,” Art from Scrap Gallery, Santa Barbara, September 17-October 22, 2011

--“Ruined Books,” Theater and Dance Design Studio, UCSB, Santa Barbara, January 10, 2013
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--"Reopening the Book," Elverhoj Museum, Solvang, California, February 3-April 29, 2018

      Reviewed: Rebecca Rose, "The Elverhoj Museum of History and Art's Latest Exhibit Reimagines the Book," Santa Maria Sunhttp://www.santamariasun.com/art/17193/the-elverhoj-museum-of-history-and-arts-latest-exhibit-reimagines-the-book/(link is external)

      Reviewed: Josef Woodard, "Art, Not by the Book," Santa Barbara News-Press

--"Cut and Paste: Collage in Santa Barbara," Santa Barbara Arts Fund Gallery, November 16, 2018-January 11, 2019

      Reviewed: Charles Donelan, ""Cut and Paste" at the Arts Fund Gallery: Dug Uyesaka Curates a Retrospective of Santa Barbara Collage Artists,"(link is external) Santa Barbara Independent 

      Reviewed: Josef Woodard, "Piecing Art in Place," Santa Barbara News-Presshttps://thefourthestate.net/11828/news/cut-and-paste-collage-in-santa-barbara/(link is external)

--Tree of Life(TM): A Performance Event(link is external), Modern Dance Studio, UC Santa Barbara, June 20, 2019

      Reviewed: Lance Orozco, "Cereal Boxes as Art? Massive Collection Goes on Display in One Day Installation on South Coast,"(link is external)KCLU, June 19, 2019

      Reviewed: Charles Donelan, "Cereal Box Collection Displayed: William Davies King Presents the 'Tree of Life,'(link is external)Santa Barbara Independent, June 27, 2019

      Reviewed: Dave Mason, "Breakfast of Champions," Santa Barbara News-Press, July 9, 2019

--Cultural Deconstructions: Critical Issues in Collage, Kolaj Fest, Le Mieux Galleries, New Orleans, July 10-27, 2019; also in exhibition catalogue, Cultural Deconstructions, (link is external)ed. Ric Kasini Kadour, Kasini House, 2019

--The Creative Edge of Collecting: The "Nothing" of William Davies King(link is external), UC Santa Barbara Library, March 1-June 9, 2020

--Critical Mass: Talks, Staged Reading, and Exhibit: On Collecting and Hoarding(link is external), with Rebecca Falkoff, Interdisciplinary Humanities Center, UC Santa Barbara, April 2, 2020 (postponed)




David Banash, Collage Culture: Readymades, Meaning, and the Age of Consumption (New York: Rodopi, 2013).

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