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Art Performance and Conceptual

Spread: California Conceptualism – Then & Now

Artists Panel April 14, 5-7pm Closing Happy Hour April 27th 5-7pm Show dates April 6-27th SOMArts Gallery 934 Brannan Street San Francisco, CA 94103

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Art

Art Review’s Power 100 [Insert pouty face here]

Okay, I’m just going to get on my soap box so please feel free to move on if you’re not interested, I totally understand and won’t be offended. To forewarn you, this is a rant. At least I’m my own number one fan, eh? Here it goes… Having committed myself to writing everyday, I’m finding the Bay Area art world […]

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Art Art Practice Art Vocabulary Arts and Crafts Visual Arts

LJ Roberts: shifting textiles, queer craft, and resilience – Interview

I’ll write a little something today but not very long due to yesterday’s post on my impressions of the current exhibition, It’s All a Blur, at the SomArts Cultural Center. THAT, my friends, was A LOT. Instead, I’ll recommend reading my dear friend, L.J. Roberts, interview with the Social Media Management for Contemporary Art organization. It’s a fantastic interview. LJ discusses […]

Labour of Love, Installation by Elyse Hochstadt

Eggshells. Easily discarded but often associated with the idiom of not wanting to hurt one’s feelings (hence, walking on eggshells), Elyse Hochstadt’s Labour of Love installation of eggshells with a wooden swing hanging off to a corner of the piece provides the viewer with an identifiable reference – a carpet.  Yet, the thought of walking […]

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Art Art and Technology Film Performance and Conceptual Photography Visual Arts

Garage Biennale Book – Now Available!

Art is supposed to be an experience. Don’t you think? Well, I do. These days, it’s not enough for me to look at something on a canvas or a neatly stacked collection of combs (okay, so if it’s Sonya Clark, I know the combs are ridiculously magnificent looking and rife with cultural subtext and history. […]

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Film Performance and Conceptual Photography Visual Arts

The Other Other

Went to the Art Murmur in Oakland, CA last Friday, September 3rd. Specifically, I went to the Other Other opening curated by curatorial collective, OFFSpace. It was a great show about, well, “otherness”. I won’t get into it right at this minute but since a few more people (yes, thank you, dear friends) are keeping […]