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Art

Meeting some great minds

It was a wonderful weekend connecting with great minds, seeing new art, and meeting artists at the Keeping an Eye on Surveillance opening over the weekend. I took some pictures and will be posting very soon. For now, take a look at one of the artists from the show – Jim Campbell. Highly intelligent and […]

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Art and Technology Art Writing and Criticism

Wurk, Werk, Work

Volunteering at GAFFTA has been an amazing experience thus far. Learning how art and technology converge and intersect has really got me excited about the future of art. At the same time, I’m venturing back into the philosophy and critical theory I read in college as well as exploring new text. With the latest UpgradeSF […]

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Art Writing and Criticism

Every man a Rembrandt according to Max S. Klein

Over the weekend, my girlfriend surprised me by reserving the “Nature” room at the Andiron Inn in Little River, CA. It was an amazing couple of days at the Inn. The overall ambiance and decor of the cabins was reminiscent of 1950s/early 1960s in New York’s Andirondacks (that I’ve ever been but I’ve seen pictures […]

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Conceptual Performance and Conceptual

You’ll be hearing about this topic for the next week or so…

Conceptual Art, to be specific. After attending the opening night for the Spread exhibition, which is currently showing at the SOMArts Cultural Center (San Francisco, CA), I’ve been thinking quite a bit about conceptual art. I’ve been asking myself why I enjoy it so much. Conceptual work makes sense of the world. With all its […]

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Art and Technology Art Writing and Criticism

Art and technology make a great pair

Technology on its own just isn’t as fun. It needs art. To some extent, I do agree with the following… The production of too many useful things results in too many useless people. ~Karl Marx Artists are extremely USEFUL people.

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Art Visual Arts

Would you call yourself an artist?

Writing letters, drawing, doodling, and even your handwriting can become art. The documentary 1000 Journals includes interviews with individuals who have received and/or given away blank journals. The creator of the project, Someguy (yes, this is the name he goes by) is based in San Francisco thus tugging a bit at my heart-strings since I […]