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Bret Rothstein on the Playful Intersection of Games and Art History

Bret Rothstein on the Playful Intersection of Games and Art History

Indiana University, Bloomington professor and UC Santa Barbara alumnus Bret Rothstein delivered a recent presentation titled “The Cheat, the Spoilsport, and the Virtuoso” to UCSB history of art & architecture students and faculty, describing the role of games in 16th century European artwork.

Interweaving Histories: John Nava Combines Classic and Modern

Interweaving Histories: John Nava Combines Classic and Modern

On Thursday evening, UCSB alumnus and artist John Nava returned to his alma mater to discuss his creative evolution with students, staff, and community members at the Art, Design, and Architecture Museum. Nava channels his fascination with the fine details of the human figure into his work and credits his UCSB art education as the catalyst that led him to discover his artistic voice.