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Featured-02d118e1f22c858239de6a0f4a26280b Won Ju Lim: Won Ju Lim: Raycraft is Dead

Yerba Buena Center for the Arts    soma
701 Mission St.
San Francisco, CA 94103
415.978.2787
http://www.ybca.org
August 14th - December 6th
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Won Ju Lim: Raycraft Is Dead Can we ever really own a space, either legally, practically, or theoretically? Won Ju Lim’s mixed media installations ask her viewers to consider the psychological relationship they have to their own spaces. By investigating, exploiting, and deconstructing the spaces of her home in Raycraft Is Dead, Lim invites us to rethink our everyday experiences of our o...   [more]

Opening: August 14th   6:00 PM - 8:00 PM


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Featured-02d118e1f22c858239de6a0f4a26280b Ruth Tabancay: Geometricity 2.0

Mercury 20 Gallery    east bay
475 25th St.
Oakland, CA 94612
510-701-4620
http://www.mercurytwenty.com
August 13th - September 19th
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The works in Geometricity 2.0 by Ruth Tabancay spin the hexagonal form into various configurations and render them in a range of materials that correlate to the concepts of the finished work. For Sweet, over 3,000 cast sugar tiles are configured to represent the molecular structures of the disaccharide and monosaccharide that are the components of cast sugar. The physical properties of sugar are further...   [more]

Opening: August 15th   4:00 PM - 6:00 PM


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Featured-02d118e1f22c858239de6a0f4a26280b Julie Alvarado: True Adventures

Mercury 20 Gallery    east bay
475 25th St.
Oakland, CA 94612
510-701-4620
http://www.mercurytwenty.com
August 13th - September 19th
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Julie Alvarado’s fans and newcomers will not be disappointed by True Adventures. Real-life stories are painted in the really-fantastic vein of vintage pulp novels and men’s adventure magazines. You just don’t glaze over when confronted with the dramatic, colorful and provocative style of great old low-brow noir, and overlaying that kind of energy onto true stories from her friends&rsq...   [more]


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Featured-02d118e1f22c858239de6a0f4a26280b PK Frizzell: Moments of Grace

Mercury 20 Gallery    east bay
475 25th St.
Oakland, CA 94612
510-701-4620
http://www.mercurytwenty.com
August 13th - September 19th
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Moments of Grace, PK Frizzell’s title work for this show, is a video installation exploring the intersection of our intangible selves with our physical bodies. Video projections show us shadows projected over aesthetically rich “trash”. Shadow represents the essential part of us, the profoundly intangible, the way a shadow is nothing, not even light. Detritus is a metaphor for our...   [more]

Opening: August 15th   4:00 PM - 6:00 PM


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Featured-02d118e1f22c858239de6a0f4a26280b Willard Worden: Portals of the Past: The Photographs of Willard Worden

de Young Museum    haight/gg park
Golden Gate Park, 50 Hagiwara Tea Garden Drive
San Francisco, CA 94118
415-750-3600
http://deyoung.famsf.org/
July 25th - February 14th, 2016
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A fascinating though largely forgotten figure in the Bay Area’s rich photographic history, Willard Worden (American, 1868–1946) took up photography while serving in the Spanish-American and Philippine-American Wars and later opened his first gallery near the Presidio in Cow Hollow. Within a few years, his stock list contained hundreds of views of his newly adopted city and its...   [more]


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Featured-02d118e1f22c858239de6a0f4a26280b Richard Diebenkorn: Richard Diebenkorn Prints: Celebrating an Acquisition

de Young Museum    haight/gg park
Golden Gate Park, 50 Hagiwara Tea Garden Drive
San Francisco, CA 94118
415-750-3600
http://deyoung.famsf.org/
April 25th - October 4th
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Richard Diebenkorn (American, 1922–1993) held a lifelong interest in printmaking that began with experiments he made as a student at the California School of Fine Arts (now the San Francisco Art Institute), and he maintained a steady output of prints from the 1960s until his death. A group of 160 prints acquired by the Fine Arts Museums in 2014 includes examples from this thirty-year p...   [more]


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Featured-02d118e1f22c858239de6a0f4a26280b Robert Motherwell: Guest Lecture: Color as a Thing: Robert Motherwell's Elegies, by Lauren Kroiz

de Young Museum    haight/gg park
Golden Gate Park, 50 Hagiwara Tea Garden Drive
San Francisco, CA 94118
415-750-3600
http://deyoung.famsf.org/
September 17th 10:00 AM - 2:00 PM
Lecture added 2 days ago

Lauren Kroiz is an assistant professor of American modern art at UC Berkeley. She is interested in the history and theory of photography and new media, race and ethnic studies, and the relationships between regionalism, nationalism, and globalism.   [more]

Lecture


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Featured-02d118e1f22c858239de6a0f4a26280b Group Show: Jewel City: Art from San Francisco's Panama-Pacific International Exposition

de Young Museum    haight/gg park
Golden Gate Park, 50 Hagiwara Tea Garden Drive
San Francisco, CA 94118
415-750-3600
http://deyoung.famsf.org/
October 17th - January 10th, 2016
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The year 2015 marks the centennial of the Panama-Pacific International Exposition (PPIE), the San Francisco world’s fair that celebrated the opening of the Panama Canal and the city’s reconstruction following the great earthquake of 1906. The grand exposition covered 76 city blocks and boasted national and international pavilions showcasing innovation, industry, and the arts. At...   [more]

Opening: October 17th   9:30 AM - 5:15 PM


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Featured-02d118e1f22c858239de6a0f4a26280b Robert Motherwell: Between Life and Death: Robert Motherwell's Elegies in Bay Area Collections

de Young Museum    haight/gg park
Golden Gate Park, 50 Hagiwara Tea Garden Drive
San Francisco, CA 94118
415-750-3600
http://deyoung.famsf.org/
September 5th - March 6th, 2016
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Mounted in celebration of the centennial of the artist’s birth, this one-room exhibition presents thirteen works by the pioneering Abstract Expressionist Robert Motherwell (1915–1991) from his seminal series Elegies to the Spanish Republic. The exhibition features the Fine Arts Museums’ painting At Five in the Afternoon (1950), one of the earliest works in the series, as...   [more]

Opening: September 5th   9:30 AM - 5:15 PM


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Featured-02d118e1f22c858239de6a0f4a26280b Royal Hawaiian Featherwork: Nā Hulu Ali‘i

de Young Museum    haight/gg park
Golden Gate Park, 50 Hagiwara Tea Garden Drive
San Francisco, CA 94118
415-750-3600
http://deyoung.famsf.org/
August 29th - February 28th, 2016
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Explore the distinctive art, culture, and history of Hawai‘i with the first exhibition of Hawaiian featherwork on the U.S. mainland, developed in partnership with the Bernice Pauahi Bishop Museum, Honolulu. Presented in San Francisco, which is considered to be the gateway to the Pacific, the exhibition will feature approximately 75 rare and stunning examples of the finest featherwork c...   [more]

Opening: August 29th   9:30 AM - 5:15 PM


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Featured-02d118e1f22c858239de6a0f4a26280b Angie Tobias, Arbie Williams, Mattie Pickett, Rosie Lee Tompkins, Sherry Byrd: Yo-Yos & Half Squares: Contemporary California Quilts

Oakland Museum of California    east bay
1000 Oak Street
Oakland, CA 94607
510-318-8400
http://www.museumca.org/
September 12th - February 21st, 2016
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Highlighting the stunning creations of five quilters from the Oakland-based Eli Leon collection, Yo-Yos & Half Squares: Contemporary California Quilts presents 20 quilts that defy standard expectations, dating from the late 1980s and early 2000s. Featuring complex asymmetrical patterns, unusual materials and an improvisational creation process, these quilts are unique artworks that expand the not...   [more]

Opening: September 12th   10:00 AM - 6:00 PM


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Featured-02d118e1f22c858239de6a0f4a26280b Meridel Rubenstein: The Volcano Cycle

Brian Gross Fine Art    potrero district
248 Utah Street
San Francisco, CA 94103
415.788.1050
http://www.briangrossfineart.com/
September 12th - October 31st
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Brian Gross Fine Art is pleased to announce a solo exhibition of work by Santa Fe artist, Meridel Rubenstein, opening Saturday, September 12, 2015 with a reception from 3-5 pm, and an artist’s talk at 3:30 pm. On view will be ten new photoworks from The Volcano Cycle, the second part of Rubenstein’s three part series, Eden Turned on its Side. In The Volcano Cycle, Rubenstein explores de...   [more]

Opening: September 12th   3:00 PM - 5:00 PM


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Featured-02d118e1f22c858239de6a0f4a26280b Coco Fusco: Observations of Predation in Humans: A lecture by Dr. Zira, Animal Psychologist

Yerba Buena Center for the Arts    soma
701 Mission St.
San Francisco, CA 94103
415.978.2787
http://www.ybca.org
August 19th 7:30 PM - 9:00 PM
Performance added 4 days ago

Part of Radical Presence: Black Performance in Contemporary Art When the chimp psychologist from Planet of the Apes travelled back in time to pay our civilization a visit, she charmed and terrified humans who sensed that her kind would soon overtake them. Try as humans did to destroy Zira, and thus engineer a different future for their race, they did not succeed in ridding themselves of her or a...   [more]

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Featured-02d118e1f22c858239de6a0f4a26280b Alisa Baremboym, Revital Cohen and Tuur Van Balen, Spiros Hadjidjanos, Robert Aiki Aubrey Lowe, Kevin McElvaney, Leslie Shows, Addie Wagenknecht: Earth Machines

Yerba Buena Center for the Arts    soma
701 Mission St.
San Francisco, CA 94103
415.978.2787
http://www.ybca.org
August 14th - December 6th
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Our laptops, cell phones, and other gadgets derive from and return to the earth in a harmful cycle that requires urgent awareness and action to address humanity’s permanent impact on the planet. Earth Machines considers this relentless stream of new tech products, the materials they are made of, and their ecological influence. In this small group exhibition, each work of photography, sculptur...   [more]

Opening: August 14th   6:00 PM - 8:00 PM


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Featured-02d118e1f22c858239de6a0f4a26280b Jennie Ottinger, Jason Jägel, Rachel Harrison: You Know I'm No Good

The Contemporary Jewish Museum    soma
736 Mission Street, (between 3rd and 4th st.)
San Francisco, CA 94103
415.655.7800
http://thecjm.org
July 23rd - November 1st
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You Know I’m No Good presents works by a selection of contemporary artists that directly relate to the life and music of Amy Winehouse. Highly regarded Bay Area artists Jennie Ottinger and Jason Jägel, whose work extends the figurative tradition, will present especially commissioned works for the exhibition. Jägel will create a new mural-sized painting for the wall facing Yerba Buena Lane...   [more]


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Featured-02d118e1f22c858239de6a0f4a26280b Peter Alexander, Lisa K. Blatt, Peter Dreher, Moira Dryer, Masood Kamandy, Robert Kooima, Michael Light, Josiah McElheny, Fred Tomaselli: Night Begins the Day: Rethinking Space, Time, and Beauty

The Contemporary Jewish Museum    soma
736 Mission Street, (between 3rd and 4th st.)
San Francisco, CA 94103
415.655.7800
http://thecjm.org
June 18th - September 20th
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In the eighteenth century, the concept of the sublime became very influential among painters and poets due to an increasing interest in the aesthetics of science. Expanding global exploration made people astutely aware of the enormous scale and splendor of the planet’s wild places, and astronomy was revealing the staggering immensity of the universe. The result was a combination of awe and fe...   [more]



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