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Sophie Calle “Missing” Comes to the San Francisco Waterfront This Summer

Originally published in the Marina Times San Francisco in July 2017 Through August 20, 2017, French conceptual artist Sophie Calle brings her installation “Missing” to San Francisco. This exhibition, presented by the Fort Mason Center for the Arts & Culture, will be her most extensive to date in the United States. Missing follows the themes…

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The Art of Eyvind Earle at the Walt Disney Family Museum

Originally published in the Marina Times San Francisco in May 2017 From May 18th through January 8, 2018, The Walt Disney Family Museum presents Awakening Beauty: The Art of Eyvind Earle. Best known as the lead stylist for Walt Disney’s classic film Sleeping Beauty (1959) and for concept art that shaped Disney favorites Lady and…

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Edvard Munch: Between the Clock and the Bed at SFMOMA

Originally published in the Marina Times San Francisco in June 2017 Self Portrait: Between the Clock and The Bed is a work conceived by Symbolist painter Edvard Munch between 1940 and 1943. A gaunt figure stares ahead absorbed in thought while standing between the comfort of his bed and a grandfather clock hiding behind the…

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The Summer of Love Turns 50 at the de Young

Originally published in the Marina Times San Francisco in April 2017 Art, fashion and rock and roll come together at the de Young to commemorate the 50th anniversary celebration of San Francisco’s most vibrant counterculture moment – the summer of 1967. This era’s story will be told with more than 300 cultural artifacts including iconic…

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Monet: The Early Years at the Legion of Honor

Originally published by the Marina Times San Francisco in March 2017 Through May 29, The Legion of Honor will feature approximately 60 paintings representing Claude Monet’s formative period as a painter. From 1858 to 1872, Monet honed his distinctive style that would help define the French Impressionist movement. Rarely seen paintings representing Monet’s early development…

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Diane Arbus: In the Beginning at SFMOMA

Originally published in the Marina Times San Francisco in February 2017 “A photograph is a secret about a secret. The more it tells you the less you know.” – Diane Arbus Through April 30th, the SFMOMA presents the first seven years of Diane Arbus career as a photographer of subjects that confront our sense of…

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The Rodin centenary at the Legion of Honor

  Originally published in the Marina Times San Francisco in January 2017 I first visited San Francisco at the age of 18 as a college student in Michigan pursuing an art degree. I yearned to visit the typical tourist destinations, but one location was at the top of my list.  My first stop in the city…

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Bruce Conner: It’s All True at SFMOMA through January 22

Originally published in the Marina Times San Francisco in December 2016 SFMOMA is presenting the first comprehensive retrospective of Bruce Conner, one of the leading art figures in the Bay Area from the 1950s until his death in 2008. Conner’s unconventional appropriation of cultural fragments and mass media makes him hard to categorize in easy…

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