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The Alchemy of Materials: Printmaker and Painter Jonathan Barcan

At Workspace Studios off Folsom Street, visitors can expect a breathy climb up brick-colored stairs to a maze of artist studios. One of those studios belongs to artist Jonathan Barcan, who during a studio visit shared insights on his printmaking, drawing and painting practice. In looking at his work, it is easy to see the […]

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Art Art Practice Art Theory and Movements Artist's Studio Conceptual Curatorial Practice Interactive / Participatory Art Visual Arts

San Francisco Printmaking Duo, Colpa Press, Re-invent the Newsstand

EDICOLA OFFICIAL PRESS RELEASE This March 15th, 2012, marks the opening of a reinvention of the traditional newsstand. Colpa Press will partner with the Central Market Street Revitalization Program to create a venue for artist books, prints, and albums, on the corner of Market and 6th Street. Edicola is dedicated to providing a platform for emerging artists to […]

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Art Writing and Criticism Visual Arts

Carissa Potter – Artist Profile

Anais Nin once said that the role of the writer is to not to say what we can but to say what we cannot. The sentiment certainly translates well into the visual arts. Often, dishonesty abounds in everyday pleasantries, which is why the artist strives to reveal the truths of human interaction. To detect the […]

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Art Photography Visual Arts

Appropriate to re-appropriate. Repeat.

I know, I know. I should be writing about an artist I don’t really care for or agree with because that would make for an interesting piece of art writing but this is an art diary (of sorts) and, well, I can write what I want (for now)! I’m sure my writing will go into varying […]