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Panel Discussion of Evie Leder’s The Objects at A Simple Collective

I will be participating on a panel discussion scheduled for  Tuesday, June 17th from 6:30-8:00 pm to discuss the work of Bay Area artist Evie Leder. Her current body (no pun intended, maybe) is currently on view at A Simple Collective (San Francisco, CA). Here’s an excerpt from the shows press release, Evie Leder’s The Objects is a […]

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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 Art Writing and Criticism Observations Photography Sculpture

The Annual Murphy & Cadogan Contemporary Art Awards Exhibition, Group Show ~ Review by Erica Gomez

You know what is awesome about grad school? Being around talented and brilliant artists and writers. Check out fellow classmate Erica Gomez’s guest blog post on the SOMArts Cultural Center blog regarding the Annual Murphy & Cadogan Contemporary Art Awards Group show. It’s a great write-up! Click here to view on SOMArts! The Annual Murphy & […]

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Question Bridge: Black Males Exhibition at the Oakland Museum of California

The opening of Question Bridge: Black Males (2011), a new-media work by Chris Johnson and Hank Willis, is a timely response to events like Trayvon Martin’s death and the Oscar Grant case. By mimicking a roundtable discussion, Question Bridge excavates and delves into issues around the notion of the African American male, forcing participants and viewers across the […]

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Art Curatorial Practice Performance and Conceptual Photography Sculpture Visual Arts

Meridian Gallery, Gallery Profile published to Asterisk SF Magazine’s Throwback Issue

On a clear, breezy evening on any given opening exhibition night, glowing lights emanate into the street from Meridian Gallery, revealing an exquisite exterior as well as an equally timeless and beautiful interior on the 500 block of Powell Street. The 100-year-old Victorian building certainly perseveres through the city’s constant evolution. Architect C.A. Meussdorffer designed […]

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Rio Yanez, Art Profile published to Asterisk SF Magazine’s Throwback Issue

In the early 20th century, San Francisco felt the effects of disaster. The earthquake of 1906 left the city with crumbled buildings and widespread devastation throughout the downtown area, so art was probably not on the minds of civil servants and residents trying to recuperate and clean a city in disrepair. Artwork from this period […]