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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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The Art of Forgery by Noah Charney

Originally published in the Marina Times San Francisco September 2015 edition Hold! You crafty ones, strangers to work, and pilferers of other men’s brains! Think not rashly to lay your thievish hands upon my works. Beware! Know you not that I have a grant from the most glorious Emperor Maxmilian that not one throughout the…

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J. M. W. Turner: Painting Set Free at the de Young through September 20, 2015

Originally published in the Marina Times San Francisco in August 2015 The Fine Arts Museums of San Francisco in collaboration with the Tate Britain and the J. Paul Getty Museum present J. M. W. Turner: Painting Set Free, the first major survey of the artists work during the last fifteen years of his life during…

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