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CURRENT EXHIBITS [153]


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Featured-e646e9fca793ac2085bf950fdae0ddcd The Cyrus Cylinder and Ancient Persia: A New Beginning

Asian Art Museum    union square/civic center
200 Larkin St.
San Francisco, CA 94102
415.581.3500
http://www.asianart.org/
August 9th, 2013 - September 22nd, 2013
added about 1 year ago

The Cyrus Cylinder is among the most revered objects to have survived from the ancient world.    The Asian Art Museum is one of only five venues in the Cyrus Cylinder's historic U.S. tour. This is the first time the Cylinder has visited the United States.The Cylinder was inscribed in Babylonian cuneiform on the orders of the Persian king Cyrus the Great after he captured Babylon in 539 BCE. It reco...   [more]

Opening: August 9th, 2013   10:00 AM - 5:00 PM


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Featured-e646e9fca793ac2085bf950fdae0ddcd Mining the Collection 2013: No Stone Left Unturned

Badè Museum    east bay
Pacific School of Religion, 1798 Scenic Avenue
Berkeley, CA 94709
(510) 849-8286
http://bade.psr.edu
May 3rd, 2013 - September 27th, 2013
added over 1 year ago

Stone was one of the most commonly used materials in ancient Israel. Its local abundance made it suitable for use in the manufacture of many different types of artifacts. Limestone was the most available stone, and was used in building construction as well as in the production of weights, weapons, jewelry, and agricultural tools. Basalt, a volcanic stone, was also commonly used in ancient Israel. The...   [more]


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Featured-e646e9fca793ac2085bf950fdae0ddcd George P. Hedley, Wesley A. Havermale, Robert Branstead: The Part Which the Camera Plays

Badè Museum    east bay
Pacific School of Religion, 1798 Scenic Avenue
Berkeley, CA 94709
(510) 849-8286
http://bade.psr.edu
August 30th, 2013 - April 4th
added 12 months ago

The importance of capturing on film the decisive and transient moments of an archaeological expedition was not lost on William F. Badè, the director of excavations at the ancient site of Tell en-Nasbeh from 1926 to 1936. Each season the team went into the field with an assortment of cutting-edge photographic equipment best suited for such grueling terrain. While excavations progressed, Dr. Ba...   [more]


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Featured-e646e9fca793ac2085bf950fdae0ddcd Christopher Ulrich: The Christ Chronocrator Project: The Reckoning

Bash Contemporary    union square/civic center
210 Golden Gate Avenue
San Francisco, CA 94102
(415) 926-8573
http://bashcontemporary.com/#home
September 4th, 2013 - October 5th, 2013
added about 1 year ago

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Opening: September 6th, 2013   6:00 PM - 8:00 PM


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Featured-e646e9fca793ac2085bf950fdae0ddcd Peter Voulkos, Harold Paris, Stephen De Staebler: Sculpture Patio Debut

Berkeley Art Center    east bay
1275 Walnut Street
Berkeley, CA 94709
(510) 644-6893
http://www.berkeleyartcenter.org/
October 24th, 2012 - October 24th
added almost 2 years ago

Berkeley Art Center debuts its new Sculpture Patio, featuring the work of seminal Bay Area ceramic sculptors: Harold Paris, Peter Voulkos and Stephen De Staebler. Come view three exceptional works that mark a historic transformation in the medium of clay. This exhibition is on-going and admission is free, donations appreciated. For more information and details on membership please visit www.berke...   [more]


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Featured-e646e9fca793ac2085bf950fdae0ddcd Kim Anno, Rebeca Bolinger, Lia Cook, Don Farnsworth, Bella Feldman, Rupert Garcia, Talia Greene, Jeannie O’Connor, Elizabeth Sher: New Media Combinations: Traditional>>Digital

Berkeley Art Center    east bay
1275 Walnut Street
Berkeley, CA 94709
(510) 644-6893
http://www.berkeleyartcenter.org/
September 7th, 2013 - November 16th, 2013
added about 1 year ago

Traditional media and digital technologies have merged to create new frameworks for contemporary artists interested in exploring a realm of infinite combinations. New Media Combinations showcases compelling work by artists charting innovative ways to investigate the boundaries of traditional and digital technologies by fusing process and material.   [more]

Opening: September 6th, 2013   6:00 PM - 8:00 PM


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Featured-e646e9fca793ac2085bf950fdae0ddcd The Reading Room

Berkeley Art Museum and Pacific Film Archive    east bay
2625 Durant Avenue, #2250
Berkeley, CA 94720-2250
510.642.0808
http://www.bampfa.berkeley.edu
January 15th, 2012 - December 21st
added almost 3 years ago

The Reading Room is a temporary project dedicated to poetry and experimental fiction offering visitors the chance to take home a free book drawn from the overstock collections of several noted East Bay small presses, including Kelsey Street Press, Atelos Books, and Tuumba Press. Books and catalogs from Small Press Distribution will also be available. In turn, visitors are asked to replace that book with on...   [more]

Opening: January 15th, 2012   11:00 AM - 5:00 PM


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Featured-e646e9fca793ac2085bf950fdae0ddcd Rebar: Rebar: Kaleidoscape

Berkeley Art Museum and Pacific Film Archive    east bay
2625 Durant Avenue, #2250
Berkeley, CA 94720-2250
510.642.0808
http://www.bampfa.berkeley.edu
May 12th, 2013 - December 21st
added over 1 year ago

We invite you to experience Kaleidoscape, the new interactive seating sculpture in our large atrium space, Gallery B. Like the popularBAMscape by Thom Faulders, Kaleidoscape, designed by the San Francisco–based firm Rebar, is both a work of art and a piece of furniture. Come re-arrange the modular pieces to create a customized environment for study, relaxation, or socializing. Or use the secti...   [more]

Opening: May 12th, 2013   11:00 AM - 5:00 PM


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Featured-e646e9fca793ac2085bf950fdae0ddcd Early Chinese Painters, Ma Yuan, Wen Riguan, Guo Min, Ma Wan: Gazing into Nature: Early Chinese Painting

Berkeley Art Museum and Pacific Film Archive    east bay
2625 Durant Avenue, #2250
Berkeley, CA 94720-2250
510.642.0808
http://www.bampfa.berkeley.edu
June 5th, 2013 - October 20th, 2013
added over 1 year ago

We are delighted to present, for the first time in ten years, a selection of BAM/PFA’s earliest Chinese paintings. These rare and amazingly well-preserved works by early landscape and bird-and-flower painters of the late Song and early Yuan periods (thirteenth and fourteenth centuries), rendered on silk or paper with ink and light color, demonstrate the sophistication and accomplishment of the ea...   [more]


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Featured-e646e9fca793ac2085bf950fdae0ddcd Deities, Demons, and Teachers of Tibet, Nepal, and India

Berkeley Art Museum and Pacific Film Archive    east bay
2625 Durant Avenue, #2250
Berkeley, CA 94720-2250
510.642.0808
http://www.bampfa.berkeley.edu
June 26th, 2013 - September 14th
added over 1 year ago

Joyful and sensual sculptural figures of Indian deities and dancers join radiant images of enlightened beings from Tibet and Nepal in Deities, Demons, and Teachers, which presents a rotating display of works by anonymous Indian, Nepalese, and Tibetan artisans. A tenth-century sandstone figure of Ganesha, the elephant-headed deity worshipped by Hindus, Jains, and Buddhists, graces the entrance to the exh...   [more]

Opening: June 26th, 2013   11:00 AM - 5:00 PM


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Featured-e646e9fca793ac2085bf950fdae0ddcd Zarouhie Abdalian: Zarouhie Abdalian / MATRIX 249

Berkeley Art Museum and Pacific Film Archive    east bay
2625 Durant Avenue, #2250
Berkeley, CA 94720-2250
510.642.0808
http://www.bampfa.berkeley.edu
August 2nd, 2013 - September 29th, 2013
added over 1 year ago

MATRIX 249 showcases the work of Oakland-based artist Zarouhie Abdalian (b. 1982), an artist whose work often responds to the specific attributes of a given location, architectural setting, or social landscape. Abdalian typically employs modest materials to produce subtle conceptual or formal effects that stage an alteration, or a shift of perception, within the immediate environment. Her work inspires c...   [more]

Opening: August 2nd, 2013   7:00 PM - 9:00 PM


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Featured-e646e9fca793ac2085bf950fdae0ddcd Yang Fudong: Yang Fudong: Estranged Paradise, Works 1993–2013

Berkeley Art Museum and Pacific Film Archive    east bay
2625 Durant Avenue, #2250
Berkeley, CA 94720-2250
510.642.0808
http://www.bampfa.berkeley.edu
August 21st, 2013 - December 8th, 2013
added over 1 year ago

Although widely unknown in the United States, Yang Fudong (born in 1971 in Beijing, lives and works in Shanghai) is one of the most important figures in Chinese contemporary art and independent cinema. For his first midcareer survey, BAM/PFA presents twenty years of the films, multichannel videos, and photographs that reflect the ideals and anxieties of Yang's generation, a generation born during an...   [more]


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Featured-e646e9fca793ac2085bf950fdae0ddcd Peter Voulkos: “Voulkos, Inspired”

Berkeley Central Arts Passage    east bay
2055 Center Street, (between Shattuck and Milvia)
Berkeley , CA 94704
510-549-2977
http://www.kala.org/
September 4th, 2013 - December 6th, 2013
added about 1 year ago

“Voulkos, Inspired” September 4 – December 6, 2013 Opening Reception: Wed, Sept 4, 6-8pm Kala Art Institute is pleased to announce, Voulkos, Inspired – the latest off-site exhibition at Berkeley Central Arts Passage. Join us for the Opening Reception on Wednesday, September 4, 6-8pm. Voulkos, Inspired presents the work of five artists and one collaborative duo – Double...   [more]

Opening: September 4th, 2013   6:00 PM - 8:00 PM


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Featured-e646e9fca793ac2085bf950fdae0ddcd Ed Moses: Yesterday's Tomorrow

Brian Gross Fine Art    potrero district
248 Utah Street
San Francisco, CA 94103
415.788.1050
http://www.briangrossfineart.com/
September 7th, 2013 - October 26th, 2013
added about 1 year ago

Brian Gross Fine Art is pleased to announce the inaugural exhibition of its new location at 248 Utah Street, San Francisco. Internationally renowned artist Ed Moses opens Yesterday's Tomorrow, an exhibition of recent paintings on September 7, 2013, with a reception for the artist from 4 to 7 pm. On display will be a selection of his crackle paintings, dynamic works that play with surface and illusion....   [more]

Opening: September 7th, 2013   4:00 PM - 7:00 PM


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Featured-e646e9fca793ac2085bf950fdae0ddcd John Chamberlain, Sol LeWitt, Claes Oldenburg, Martin Puryear, Carl Andre: Wood, Metal, Paint: Sculpture from the Fisher Collection

Cantor Arts Center    peninsula/south bay
Stanford University, 328 Lomita Dr.
Stanford, CA 94305-5060
650.723.4177
http://museum.stanford.edu/
February 29th, 2012 - October 20th, 2013
added over 2 years ago

Stanford, Calif. — Beginning Feb. 29, the Cantor Arts Center at Stanford University presents a new installation of contemporary art, “Wood, Metal, Paint: Sculpture from the Fisher Collection,” in the Oshman Family Rotunda. The works will remain on view until fall 2013. Over the last decade the Fisher Family has been exceedingly generous in lending works of art from their unrivalled collect...   [more]

Opening: February 29th, 2012   11:00 AM - 5:00 PM


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Featured-e646e9fca793ac2085bf950fdae0ddcd Cang Xin: Border Crossings: From Imperial to Popular Life

Cantor Arts Center    peninsula/south bay
Stanford University, 328 Lomita Dr.
Stanford, CA 94305-5060
650.723.4177
http://museum.stanford.edu/
January 30th, 2013 - February 2nd
added over 1 year ago

How are the boundaries between social classes and identities challenged and transcended? This exhibition explores that question. Eighteenth-century Chinese paintings demonstrate how artists outside palace walls reproduced the subject and styles of imperial court paintings in order to fulfill commissions by patrons of a rising social class. Japanese woodblock prints examine how cross-dressing actors in...   [more]

Opening: January 30th, 2013   11:00 AM - 5:00 PM



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