Review of Specimen by Mitchell Kriegman, July, 2013

By Mitchell Kriegman on Jul 10, 2013 in Press

Specimen at the Arts Fund Gallery

Odd Objects Curated by Ted Mills

As Alice of Wonderland said, “If I had a world of my own, everything would be nonsense. Nothing would be what it is, because everything would be what it isn’t” — and that was before the Walrus began discussing those shoes and ships and sealing wax. Alice would feel right at home at the Arts Fund Gallery exploring the Ted Mills–curated exhibition Specimen, which is filled with oddities and curiosities by some of the shining lights of the Santa Barbara assemblage art scene, with work by such artists as Dug Uyesaka, Dan Levin, Tracy Beeler, Jim O’Mahoney, Sue Van Horsen, Norm Reed, Michael Long, Ethan Turpin, and Mills himself, along with special audio art by Jonathan Smith. Read more...