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Climate Change in the Bay Area is the focus of two new exhibits at MCD

Originally published in the Marina Times San Francisco in December 2019 The Museum of Craft and Design has two new compelling exhibits dealing with the ways in which individuals are addressing issues related to climate change. Survival Architecture and the Art of Resilience features ambitious work from artists and architects creating adaptations to a world…

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Soul of a Nation: Art in the Age of Black Power comes to the de Young

Originally published in the Marina Times San Francisco in November 2019 The acclaimed Soul of a Nation: Art in the Age of Black Power is coming to the de Young beginning on November 9, 2019 through March 15, 2020. Featuring more than 150 works by over 60 artists, key historical events and cultural movements within…

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James Tissot: Fashion and Faith at the Legion of Honor

Originally published in the Marina Times San Francisco in October 2019 Through February 9, 2020 The Legion of Honor will present the first reassessment of the paintings of James Tissot in over twenty years. The French painter and illustrator became known for genre paintings of society women in which he told the stories of modern…

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Site-Specific Interactive Installations this fall in San Francisco

Originally published in the Marina Times San Francisco in September 2019 In September, the public will have the opportunity to visit site-specific installations on Treasure Island and at the Fort Mason Center. Signal by Tom Loughlin is an interactive work made from three 12-ton girders from the former eastern span of the San Francisco Bay…

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Richard Prince “High Times” at the Gagosian

Originally published in The Marina Times San Francisco in August 2019 Richard Prince’s “High Times” paintings will be on exhibit at the Gagosian through August 23rd. These whimsical, color-saturated character studies are the end result of years of figurative explorations and interest in marijuana culture. Bic pen drawings of “dead” heads came first (not related…

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Annabeth Rosen: Fired, Broken, Gathered, Heaped at the Contemporary Jewish Museum

Originally published in the Marina Times San Francisco in July 2019 The CJM is presenting the first major museum survey of the work of Northern California sculptor Annabeth Rosen. A pioneer in the field of contemporary ceramics, Rosen’s survey covers over twenty years of the artist’s works. Exhibited for the first time on the West…

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The History of Japanese Tattoos in Prints at the Asian Art Museum

Originally published in the Marina Times San Francisco in June 2019 More than 60 works on loan from the museum of Fine Arts in Boston comprise the exhibit Tattoos in Japanese prints at the Asian Art Museum. The woodcuts are what remain of the popular art of urban life in Japan, specifically 19th-century tattoo culture….

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SFMOMA presents Andy Warhol-From A to B and Back Again

Originally published in the Marina Times San Francisco in May 2019 From May 19 through September 2, 2019, the SFMOMA will present the first retrospective of the work of Andy Warhol in twenty five years. At the time of his death in 1987, Warhol wasn’t widely considered a relevant artist. Having saturated the world of…

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