Vote Head-to-Head: The Artwork of Llyn Foulkes vs. Morgan Maassen's Surf Photography

Llyn Foulkes: The 'Torment' of Painting and the Joy of Music

Artbound sat down with artist/musician Llyn Foulkes to discuss the psychology behind his works, how music soothes his soul, and what he really thinks about the art establishment.

Morgan Maassen's Color of Creativity and Texture of Ambition

Photographer and Santa Barbara native Morgan Maassen's career in the surf editorial world is on a meteoric rise.

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Architecture/ Design

California becomes an international export by redefining the concept of city and home.

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Community Arts

Through workshops, education and placed based projects, art is the connective tissue of a community.

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Cultural Politics

Funding bubbles, cultural deserts and the politics of access to the arts in the 21st century.

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Film & Media Arts

At the shadow of the entertainment industry, video artists and underground filmmakers take a stand.

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Noir, sunshine and dystopia create a multi-ethnic narrative that is read, watched and admired around the globe.

icon, Multi-Disciplinary discipline


Multi-hyphenate works that combine disciplines, remix dogmas, and reinvent the wheel.

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A dialogue between cultures, the music of our state serves up the California dream like no other artform.

icon, Performance discipline


Staging the drama of California through dance, music and theater.

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Visual Arts

Breaking away from the European and New York vanguard, California reinvents the art world.

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