Oakland Art Murmur Musings – January 7, 2011

Every first Friday, a community of artists, gallery owners, musicians, and art lovers (even from San Francisco) gather around the Telegraph and West Grand streets to, not just see art but, experience art as well. One of my favorite galleries, Johansson Projects was showing clever artist, Jennie Ottinger. Unfortunately, the last night to see her work […]

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It’s All a Blur…not really

It’s All a Blur is far from a blur when you consider the show’s theme does not really have much to do with temporality. Walking through the exhibition is nothing like walking through a flurry of sales at the mall or a bustling city block. The Blur artists take what is often fuzzy in our lives and sharpens our focus. […]

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Art Film Performance and Conceptual Photography Visual Arts

Forthcoming, upcoming, in the works…okay, you get it!

I’m trying to finish up a piece on the show currently showing at the SOMArts Cultural Center in San Francisco, CA, titled, It’s All a Blur featuring the art of Guillermo Gomez-Peña, Dale Hoyt and Tony Labat. I’ve been working on this piece for a couple of weeks now. There’s so much to say about the […]

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New Media Art

It’s been a relatively relaxing new year’s weekend but as I prepare for the week, I’m pondering what I’m hoping to achieve, art and writing wise, this year. As the subject line states, New Media Art, has definitely piqued my interest. I love traditional art (for me, traditional art includes drawing, painting, and sculpture, pretty […]

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Artist A Day, Website

Thanks to my dear blogger friend, LA Aesthetic, I was introduced to Artist A Day. The objective and mission of the site is simple – To raise awareness of art globally and bring more art to more people*. I highly encourage you to take a look. If you are an artist, you can actually submit your […]

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Art Performance and Conceptual

A History of the Body by the Pagbabalik Project

Who said beauty doesn’t matter? Similar to art, beauty’s ubiquitous and enigmatic nature is ever-present in our visual landscape. It is not just on billboards, in magazines, or the growing number of photographs we see of others (i.e., seeing our own ‘beautiful’ friends on social networking sites as we all re-define self-portraiture in this digital age) but even deep seeded in our histories, […]