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CURRENT EXHIBITS [153]


selected dates: 11/15/13-11/15/13 [clear]

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Featured-e646e9fca793ac2085bf950fdae0ddcd Charlene Tan, Anne McGuire, Barry McGee, Pawel Kruk, Michael Jang, Mik Gaspay, Kota Ezawa: Proximities 2: Knowing Me, Knowing You

Asian Art Museum    union square/civic center
200 Larkin St.
San Francisco, CA 94102
415.581.3500
http://www.asianart.org/
November 14th, 2013 - December 8th, 2013
added about 1 year ago

Proximities is a three-part contemporary art exhibition of new works look at the wide, elusive range of Asia through perspectives of Bay Area artists. Paintings, sculptures, videos, installations, and events are organized around cultural themes saturated with varying aspects of Asia. The works reflect the artists’ personal proximities to Asia and Asian history. The exhibition illuminates ideas and v...   [more]


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Featured-e646e9fca793ac2085bf950fdae0ddcd In Grand Style: Celebrations in Korean Art during the Joseon Dynasty

Asian Art Museum    union square/civic center
200 Larkin St.
San Francisco, CA 94102
415.581.3500
http://www.asianart.org/
November 14th, 2013 - January 12th
added about 1 year ago

In Grand Style: Celebrations in Korean Art during the Joseon Dynasty explores the cultural significance of celebrations during Korea’s Joseon dynasty (1392–1910). During this period, festivities marking rites of passage—birthdays, weddings, funerals, among others—followed elaborate protocols. In Grand Style features about 110 objects from 13 Korean institutions representing this tr...   [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 about 1 year 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 Alexandra Manukyan, Sandra Yagi, Graham Curran, Larkin Cypher: Fantasy Faire

Bash Contemporary    union square/civic center
210 Golden Gate Avenue
San Francisco, CA 94102
(415) 926-8573
http://bashcontemporary.com/#home
November 13th, 2013 - December 31st, 2013
added 11 months ago

The carousel circles round and round, as the various painted animals rise up and down, up and down. The lights, the music, the colors, the sounds all pass in a swirl before your eyes. Soon the glare of it all blurs and you're swirled off into a land of fantasy and faire. Fantasy Fair at Bash Contemporary features a group show of artist's who have taken that carousel ride and come back with visions t...   [more]


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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 about 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 over 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 almost 2 years 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 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 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 Beauty Revealed: Images of Women in Qing Dynasty 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
September 25th, 2013 - December 22nd, 2013
added over 1 year ago

This exhibition is the first to bring together paintings of women in later Chinese painting, known as meiren hua or beautiful women paintings, and to attempt to situate the works within the social and economic contexts of the High Qing period (mid-seventeenth to late eighteenth century). These paintings have often been understood as images of high status women, either members of the court or other...   [more]


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Featured-e646e9fca793ac2085bf950fdae0ddcd Linda Stark: Linda Stark / MATRIX 250

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
October 18th, 2013 - December 22nd, 2013
added over 1 year ago

MATRIX 250 features the work of Los Angeles–based artist Linda Stark (b. 1956), who has been making figurative and abstract paintings with heavily built-up surfaces of paint since the late 1980s. This presentation showcases approximately fifteen paintings made by the artist over the last two decades, highlighting her more recent series of “adornment” and “branded” pai...   [more]


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Featured-e646e9fca793ac2085bf950fdae0ddcd Yang Fudong: Multiple Encounters

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
November 6th, 2013 - February 16th
added about 1 year ago

Multiple Encounters puts the video work of Yang Fudong in direct dialogue with historical Chinese paintings, a juxtaposition that raises questions about how we view both Yang’s work and classical art. Connecting the fifteenth century to the twenty-first, this exhibition suggests that some of the magical qualities of Yang’s work may be inherited from the Chinese classical tradition.Ten c...   [more]


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Featured-e646e9fca793ac2085bf950fdae0ddcd Fernando Botero: Art for Human Rights

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
November 13th, 2013 - November 24th, 2013
added about 1 year ago

In 2004 and 2005, internationally acclaimed artist Fernando Botero created a torrent of powerful paintings and drawings for his renowned Abu Ghraib series. The brutish and compelling images of detention and imminent physical and psychic threat are still charged with recent memories of the horrifying revelations of prisoner abuse at Abu Ghraib prison in Iraq. Four works from this important series are...   [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 over 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 linda fleming: Evanescent: Sculpture, Wall Sculptures and Drawings

Brian Gross Fine Art    potrero district
248 Utah Street
San Francisco, CA 94103
415.788.1050
http://www.briangrossfineart.com/
November 2nd, 2013 - December 21st, 2013
added about 1 year ago

Brian Gross Fine Art is pleased to announce a solo exhibition of work by acclaimed Bay Area sculptor, Linda Fleming, opening Saturday, November 2, 2013 with a reception for the artist from 4-6 pm. The exhibition titled, Evanescent: Sculpture, Wall Sculptures and Drawings, will include free standing sculptures, polychrome wall sculptures, and a selection of small gouache studies on view through December 21,...   [more]

Opening: November 2nd, 2013   4:00 PM - 6:00 PM



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