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Stanley Kubrick: The Exhibition at the Contemporary Jewish Museum

Originally published in the Marina Times San Francisco in July 2016 “All you have to do is hear the name, or read it on a page, and a whole world opens up before your eyes. A vast, mysterious world, unlike any other in the history of cinema.” – Martin Scorsese Beginning June 30th, The Contemporary…

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SF MOMA to Reopen on May 14

Originally published in the Marina Times San Francisco in May 2016 On May 14th, SFMOMA will open its doors to the public after a massive seven year expansion project. This expansion includes a 10-story, 235,000 –square-foot addition designed by Snøhetta, an architecture and design company based in Oslo, Norway whose notable structures include the National…

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The Wattis Institute Presents Void California: 1975-1989

Originally published in the Marina Times San Francisco in April 2016 Through April 9, The Wattis Institute presents a survey of punk-inflected media. Curated by California College of the Art’s Graduate Program in Curatorial Practice Class of 2016, Void California takes a look at a parody of culture that created an alternative history of an…

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Pierre Bonnard: Painting Arcadia at the Legion of Honor

Originally Published in the Marina Times San Francisco in March 2016 “One always talks of surrendering to nature. There is also such a thing as surrendering to the picture” -Pierre Bonnard Through May 15, the Fine Arts Museums of San Francisco presents the first major international presentation of Pierre Bonnard’s work in nearly a half…

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Remembering David Bowie

Originally published in the Marina Times San Francisco in February 2016 “Here are we, one magical moment, such is the stuff from where dreams are woven” – David Bowie, Station to Station David Bowie died on the 10th of January. Two days earlier he’d celebrated his 69th birthday and the release his 25th and final…

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Author Jed Rasula presents a new history of Dada in “Destruction Was My Beatrice: Dada and The Unmaking of the Twentieth Century”

Originally published in the Marina Times San Francisco in November 2015 “Perhaps you will understand me better when I tell you that Dada is a virgin microbe that penetrates with the insistence of air into all the spaces that reason has not been able to fill with words or conventions.” Tristan Tzara April 18, 1916….

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Looking East: How Japan Inspired Monet, Van Gogh, and Other Western Artists at the Asian Arts Museum

Originally published in the Marina Times San Francisco in October 2015 Beginning on October 30, 2015, The Asian Art Museum will present a unique opportunity to see where European, American and Japanese art intersect. Looking East will feature more than 170 artworks with masterpieces by the great impressionist and post impressionist painters including Vincent Van…

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