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CURRENT EXHIBITS [139]


selected dates: 6/27/12-6/27/12 [clear]

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Featured-02d118e1f22c858239de6a0f4a26280b Himalayan Pilgrimage: Liberation Through Sight

Berkeley Art Museum and Pacific Film Archive    east bay
2155 Center Street
Berkeley, CA 94720
510.642.0808
http://www.bampfa.berkeley.edu
June 15th, 2012 - November 25th, 2012
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The journey of Himalayan Pilgrimage continues with Liberation Through Sight, a reinstallation that focuses on artworks created as vehicles to enlightenment.Vajrayana, the esoteric form of Buddhism that prevails in Tibet and the Himalayas, employs myriad icons of deities to reveal the true nature of the Buddha’s teachings. The making of these icons is in itself a devotional act, bringing merit to...   [more]


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Featured-02d118e1f22c858239de6a0f4a26280b Pard Morrison: Pard Morrison: Recent Work

Brian Gross Fine Art    potrero district
248 Utah Street
San Francisco, CA 94103
415.788.1050
http://www.briangrossfineart.com/
May 3rd, 2012 - June 30th, 2012
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Pard Morrison Recent Work   May 3 – June 30, 2012 Reception for the artist: Saturday, May 5, 4-6pm   Brian Gross Fine Art is pleased to announce a solo exhibition of works by Colorado artist, Pard Morrison, opening Thursday, May 3, with a reception for the artist on Saturday, May 5, from 4-6pm. Featured will be Morrison’s signature work that takes the form of colorful, wall-mounted paintings...   [more]

Opening: May 5th, 2012   4:00 PM - 6:00 PM


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Featured-02d118e1f22c858239de6a0f4a26280b Adam Fowler: Adam Fowler: Hide/Reveal

Brian Gross Fine Art    potrero district
248 Utah Street
San Francisco, CA 94103
415.788.1050
http://www.briangrossfineart.com/
May 3rd, 2012 - June 30th, 2012
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Adam Fowler Hide/Reveal   May 3 – June 30, 2012 Reception for the artist: Saturday, May 5, 4-6pm   Brian Gross Fine Art is pleased to announce the San Francisco debut of New York artist, Adam Fowler, opening Thursday, May 3 with a reception for the artist on Saturday, May 5 from 4-6pm. Hide/Reveal features Fowler’s precise cut paper constructions that are comprised of layered, gestural drawing...   [more]

Opening: May 5th, 2012   4:00 PM - 6:00 PM


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Featured-02d118e1f22c858239de6a0f4a26280b Ellen Kooi: Solo Exhibition

Catharine Clark Gallery    potrero district
248 Utah Street, Ground Floor
San Francisco, CA 94103
415.399.1439
http://www.cclarkgallery.com/
June 16th, 2012 - July 14th, 2012
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Catharine Clark Gallery announces the solo exhibition of new works in photography by Ellen Kooi.  The photography of Dutch artist Ellen Kooi is featured in a second solo exhibition at Catharine Clark Gallery. Kooi’s vividly-colored, hyper-sharp, large-scale photographs present moments that have been clipped out of a larger narrative to which the audience is not granted access. The stills—frozen...   [more]

Opening: June 16th, 2012   12:00 PM - 3:00 PM


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Featured-02d118e1f22c858239de6a0f4a26280b Lauren Kelley: Upside

Catharine Clark Gallery    potrero district
248 Utah Street, Ground Floor
San Francisco, CA 94103
415.399.1439
http://www.cclarkgallery.com/
June 16th, 2012 - July 14th, 2012
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Presented in the Media Room is Lauren Kelley’s stop-motion animated short Upside. Completed during her residency at the Studio Museum in Harlem (2009–2010), Kelley’s video expresses a bittersweet pathos through a narrative told from the vantage point of a child assessing her family’s lot as a swimming pool party goes awry. Employing a wry wit when commenting on matters of sexuality, race, and meditat...   [more]

Opening: June 16th, 2012   12:00 PM - 3:00 PM


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Featured-02d118e1f22c858239de6a0f4a26280b Liam Everett, Claire Fontaine, Ken Lum, Pedro Reyes, Gabriel Sierra: Wattis Institute Exhibition: K

CCA Wattis Institute    potrero district
Kent and Vicki Logan Galleries, 360 Kansas Street (between 16th and 17th streets)
San Francisco, CA 94103
415.551.9210
http://www.wattis.org/
May 31st, 2012 - June 30th, 2012
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In the world of literature, K is the alternative to both the “I” of psychoanalysis and the “we” of politics. In Franz Kafka’s books The Trial (1925) and The Castle (1926), K signifies the simultaneous and reciprocal emergence of the institution and its subject. An exhibition curated by Kadist Curatorial Resident Juan A. Gaitán, featuring works by Liam Everett, Claire Fontaine, Ken Lum, Pedro Reyes, and Gabriel...   [more]

Opening: May 31st, 2012   6:00 PM - 8:00 PM


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Featured-02d118e1f22c858239de6a0f4a26280b Jesse Allen, Percy Cannon, Caitlin Foster, Alexis Manheim: Summer Group Show

Chandler Fine Art    soma
170 Minna Street, ground floor
San Francisco, CA 94105
415-546-1113
http://www.chandlersf.com
June 9th, 2012 - July 23rd, 2012
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Featured-02d118e1f22c858239de6a0f4a26280b Sheila Ghidini: Halftones

Chandra Cerrito Contemporary    east bay
480 23rd Street
Oakland, CA 94612-2322
510-260-7494
http://www.chandracerritocontemporary.co...
June 1st, 2012 - July 27th, 2012
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Halftones Chandra Cerrito Contemporary is pleased to announce Halftones, a solo exhibition by Sheila Ghidini’s. Ghidini’s graphite drawings and sculptural installation transform ordinary objects and explore the forty shades of gray visible to the eye. Her drawings of books were inspired by a recent visit to her writer friend's New York apartment, where she encountered volumes of poetry and art, jo...   [more]

Opening: June 1st, 2012   6:00 PM - 9:00 PM


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Featured-02d118e1f22c858239de6a0f4a26280b Esther Traugot: Outside In

Chandra Cerrito Contemporary    east bay
480 23rd Street
Oakland, CA 94612-2322
510-260-7494
http://www.chandracerritocontemporary.co...
June 1st, 2012 - July 27th, 2012
added over 4 years ago

Outside In Chandra Cerrito Contemporary is pleased to announce a solo exhibition by Esther Traugot: Outside In. Traugot’s sculptures and installations are comprised of natural objects that are "gilded" with hand-dyed, crocheted yarn. Suspended from the ceiling, lining the gallery walls and presented as specimens on pedestals, her sculptural arrangement creates a peculiar world onto itself. Plant roots,...   [more]

Opening: June 1st, 2012   6:00 PM - 9:00 PM


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Featured-02d118e1f22c858239de6a0f4a26280b Adrian Wong: Orange Peel, Harbor Seal, Hyperreal

Chinese Culture Center of San Francisco    chinatown/russian hill
750 Kearny Street, 3rd Floor
San Francisco, CA 94108
415-986-1822
http://www.c-c-c.org
May 12th, 2012 - July 21st, 2012
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This May, CCC celebrates the fifth installment of its Xian Rui Fresharp Artist Excellence Series. This year the gallery features multimedia installation artist Adrian Wong, whose Orange Peel, Harbor Seal, Hyperreal opens May 12. Orange Peel, Harbor Seal, Hyperreal, is the first solo exhibition in the Bay Area of the work of critically-acclaimed American artist Adrian Wong. The six new sculptural...   [more]

Opening: May 12th, 2012   1:00 PM - 4:00 PM


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Featured-02d118e1f22c858239de6a0f4a26280b Mel Ramos: 50 Years of Superheroes, Nudes, and Other Pop Delights

Crocker Art Museum    sacramento
216 O Street
Sacramento, California 95814
916 808 7000
http://www.crockerartmuseum.org
June 2nd, 2012 - October 21st, 2012
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A Sacramento native, internationally acclaimed Mel Ramos (born 1935) is one of the city's most celebrated artists. This is the first American museum survey of his work in more than 35 years and follows his recent solo exhibition at the Albertina in Vienna, Austria. The exhibition showcases each of the artist's creative phases, including his Abstract Expressionist early works, his comic book heroes...   [more]


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Featured-02d118e1f22c858239de6a0f4a26280b Group Show: Indelibly Yours: Smith Andersen Editions and the Tattoo Project

de Saisset Museum, Santa Clara University    peninsula/south bay
500 El Camino Real
Santa Clara, CA 95053-0550
408-554-4528
http://www.scu.edu/desaisset
April 13th, 2012 - July 1st, 2012
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For more than forty years, Smith Andersen Editions has served as a creative hub for artists and printmakers. The press, operated under the vision and direction of Paula Kirkeby, is known for its supportive environment, where experimentation is encouraged and the boundaries of creativity are limitless. The experience of working at Smith Andersen Editions is one characterized by a sense of adventu...   [more]

Opening: April 13th, 2012   11:00 AM - 4:00 PM


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Featured-02d118e1f22c858239de6a0f4a26280b Catherine Mackey, Terry Thompson: Chain Reaction: Artists Consider the Bicycle

de Saisset Museum, Santa Clara University    peninsula/south bay
500 El Camino Real
Santa Clara, CA 95053-0550
408-554-4528
http://www.scu.edu/desaisset
April 13th, 2012 - July 1st, 2012
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Since their invention in the 1860s, bicycles have become an increasingly visible part of American culture. Today, we utilize them for convenience, sport, sustainable transportation, and a variety of other reasons. This is especially true in environmentally-conscious states like California, where bike lanes are ever-present and off-road trails are utilized for both hiking and biking. Given their wid...   [more]

Opening: April 12th, 2012   7:00 PM - 8:30 PM


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Featured-02d118e1f22c858239de6a0f4a26280b Clunkers to MTBs: The Evolution of the Mountain Bike

de Saisset Museum, Santa Clara University    peninsula/south bay
500 El Camino Real
Santa Clara, CA 95053-0550
408-554-4528
http://www.scu.edu/desaisset
April 13th, 2012 - July 1st, 2012
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When the bicycle was first introduced in the 1860s, it was nothing short of revolutionary. For the first time in history, people could travel on two wheels with ease, efficiency, and freedom. Following the birth of the bicycle, the machine has undergone a series of technical improvements, evolving from the iron frames and wheels of the originals to the modern bicycles we are familiar with today. Y...   [more]

Opening: April 12th, 2012   7:00 PM - 8:30 PM


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Featured-02d118e1f22c858239de6a0f4a26280b The Art of the Anatolian Kilim: Highlights from the McCoy Jones Collection

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 10th, 2011 - July 29th, 2012
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A significant collection of great kilims gifted to the Fine Arts Museums of San Francisco by Caroline McCoy-Jones in 1989 is showcased in an exhibition of 20 of the finest examples. Presented in the textile arts gallery at the de Young, the pre-19th-century Anatolian kilims on view include a variety of design types, regional styles, as well as superb examples of technical and structural features.   [more]

Opening: September 10th, 2011   9:30 AM - 5:15 PM


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Featured-02d118e1f22c858239de6a0f4a26280b Sacred Images and Chiefly Works from Central Polynesia

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/
November 30th, 2011 - August 30th, 2012
added over 4 years ago

This exhibition of 20 rare works created, used and collected in the late 18th century and first decades of the 19th century in the Cook Islands, Austral Islands and the Society Islands highlights natural materials and artistic techniques used to create images of worship, sacred objects and everyday articles. One of the most compelling aspects of these works is their variety of realistic and highly...   [more]



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