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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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Early Rubens at the Legion of Honor

Originally published in the Marina Times San Francisco in April 2019 The Flemish Baroque master painter Peter Paul Rubens spent pivotal years, between 1609 and 1621, in Antwerp. During this time, he refined what would become his trademark style. The Legion of Honor is presenting a unique survey of this period which set the stage…

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From the Tower: Andy Warhol at the San Francisco Art Institute

Originally published in the Marina Times San Francisco in March 2019 Through March 24, 2019, SFAI will exhibit a curated selection of the 100 original Polaroid photographs and 50 gelatin silver prints gifted by The Andy Warhol Foundation for the Visual Arts. In 2013, the Foundation followed up with another round educational institution gifts, this…

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Monet-The Late Years at the De Young

Originally published in the Marina Times San Francisco in February 2019 During the years 1913 until his death in 1926, Claude Monet explored an increasingly vibrant abstract painting style originating from the gardens he cultivated around his home in Giverny. Known as the greatest landscape painter of the Impressionist group, this will be the first…

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