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Art arts and technology Conceptual conceptual art Culture Criticism Observations Post Modernism Sculpture Visual Arts

The American Gun Show

Call to Artists: American Gun Show Open call for artwork: Few technologies have had the impact on civilization that the gun has had. With a storied history of a millennium and having been woven into American culture, it is not surprising that it is as contentious as it is empowering. Dorothy Santos and James Morgan are […]

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Conceptual Culture Criticism Interactive / Participatory Art Multi Media Observations Performance and Conceptual

Conceiving Place // In Coversation with Mabel Negrete at Yerba Buena Center for the Arts

   When: Friday, August 7, 2015  Time: 5:00pm– 7:30pm Location: Yerba Buena Center for the Arts, Front Door Gallery As a culmination of the public programming associated with the current Room for Big Ideas project, Conceiving Place, Bay Area-based writer Dorothy Santos will be in conversation with Mabel Negrete on her work and ask questions […]

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Art Art Writing and Criticism Conceptual conceptual art Culture Criticism Film Observations Photography Visual Arts

Movement in Many Parts Shotgun Review in Art Practical’s 4.1 Shotgun Issue

Humans are resilient. Our anatomy is extraordinary and highly complex. We build, construct, destroy, and synthesize. But human nature involves understanding the biology and mechanisms that provoke us to move and accelerate. In Movement in Many Parts, an exhibition curated by Lucy Seena K. Lin and Weston Teruya, artists investigate human evolution through nature and industry. […]

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Art Conceptual Culture Criticism Observations Visual Arts

The Fashion World of Jean Paul Gaultier: From the Sidewalk to the Catwalk @ the De Young Museum

Here are some of the photos I took on my walk through of the Jean Paul Gaultier exhibition at the De Young Museum. I walked away thinking the following: A) I think I would fumble all over my words if I met Jean Paul Gaultier, B) I will never look at fiber optics, wire, actual […]

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arts and technology Conceptual conceptual art Culture Criticism Film Observations

Question & Answer with Tyrone Davies, Co-founder of the Free Form Film Festival (FFFF)

  Film, especially documentary films, have always captivated my attention. Over the years, I’ve seen some amazing experimental film and video art works that had me wanting to support this particular art form at every opportunity. When I learned about the Free Form Film Festival (FFFF) and viewed some of the works from previous years, […]

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Art Conceptual conceptual art

Poklong Anading and Ringo Bunoan in PHANTOMS OF ASIA, Asian Art Museum, California ~ Review on PlantingRice.com

“…Phantoms of Asia: Contemporary Awakens the Past explores how Asian cosmologies, view of nature, and religious outlooks are being carried on in the practice of artists “here and now”. Further, it shines a light from “here and now” on the history and traditions of Asia, expanding our imagination into a realm that transcends space and time […]