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Art Visual Arts

Painting is NOT dead

Are we to paint what’s on the face, what’s inside the face, or what’s behind it? ~Pablo Picasso Although art, technology and conceptual art are deep seeded passions, I’m a sucker for a great painting. Illustrative and figurative work often straddles between commercial and fine art. Then again, it depends on what the artist is trying […]

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Art Photography Visual Arts

Upcoming Show, Renovated Reputations by Kenney Mencher at ArtHaus

With touch screen technology, social media, and high definition television, the traditional artist must find ways to captivate an audience in a digital age. Kenney Mencher‘s, Renovated Reputations: Paintings and Fiction inspired by Vintage Portrait Photographs, forthcoming exhibition at the ArtHaus gallery is, certainly, a show that piques my interest. In reviewing his work, there is definitely […]

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Art Photography Visual Arts

ArtHaus, Gallery

Is it possible to have an art crush on two gallerists? My answer: Yes James Bacchi and Annette Schutz opened ArtHaus in 1996 and have since created a fostering gallery environment for their stable of artists and connected with the San Francisco community in so many ways (i.e., philanthropic work with many charity organizations is just […]