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Art Performance and Conceptual

Photos of Ever After Exhibition Closing @ Chapel of the Chimes

In early October, I wrote a Shotgun Review for Art Practical on the opening of the Ever After exhibition at the Chapel of the Chimes in Oakland. Over the weekend, I attended the closing exhibition, which included some wonderful performance pieces. Admittedly, I’m not the biggest fan of performance art but when it’s done well, […]

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Art Writing and Criticism Performance and Conceptual

Ever After Shotgun Review in Art Practical’s 3.2 Occupy the Art World Issue

Representations of death often tend toward the trite: holograms, star clusters, or gilded gates leading to puffy buoyant clouds, for example. None of these conventional methods of representing death are currently on view at the Chapel of the Chimes, the Julia Morgan–designed crematorium in Oakland, though. Instead, viewers will find more unorthodox artifacts—pop-up children’s books […]

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Conceptual Performance and Conceptual Visual Arts

Photos of Ever After Opening @ Chapel of the Chimes

Ever After, an exhibition curated by curatorial collective, OFFSpace, is one of the most memorable art openings I’ve experienced (ever). The show resides in what most individuals would consider a rather unorthodox and unusual place for an art exhibition – a columbarium. Yes, you read that correctly. This show is in a columbarium. Currently in the process of revising […]

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Art

Ever After ~ Art Opening at The Chapel of the Chimes Columbarium

OFFSpace, with guest jurors Lauren Davies (Kala Art Institute) and Robert Wuilfe (diRosa Foundation) are very pleased and excited to invite you to the opening reception for Ever After. Here are the details: WHERE: The Chapel of the Chimes Columbarium, 4499 Piedmont Avenue, Oakland, CA 94611 WHEN: Sunday, September 18th from 5-8pm COST: this event is free […]

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Art Art and Technology Performance and Conceptual

Conceptual Art…it’s alive…it’s ALIVE!

Few artistic movements are surrounded by so much debate and controversy as conceptual art. For conceptual art has a tendency to provoke intense and perhaps even extreme reactions in its audiences. After all, whilst some people find conceptual art very refreshing and the only kind of art that is relevant to today’s world, many others […]

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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