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CURRENT EXHIBITS [115]


selected dates: 8/20/12-8/20/12 [clear]

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Featured-02d118e1f22c858239de6a0f4a26280b Judith Foosaner: Judith Foosaner: Breaking and Entering

Brian Gross Fine Art    potrero district
248 Utah Street
San Francisco, CA 94103
415.788.1050
http://www.briangrossfineart.com/
July 7th, 2012 - August 24th, 2012
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  FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE   Judith Foosaner Breaking and Entering   July 7 – August 24, 2012 Reception for the artist: Saturday, July 7, 2-4pm     Brian Gross Fine Art is pleased to announce Breaking and Entering, a solo exhibition by Bay Area artist, Judith Foosaner, opening Saturday, July 7, with a reception for the artist from 2-4pm. Influenced by the pulse, beat, and movement of dance and...   [more]

Opening: July 7th, 2012   2:00 PM - 4:00 PM


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Featured-02d118e1f22c858239de6a0f4a26280b Lynn Marie Kirby, Bartek Rost: Media Room: Lynn Marie Kirby in collaboration with Bartek Rost

Catharine Clark Gallery    potrero district
248 Utah Street, Ground Floor
San Francisco, CA 94103
415.399.1439
http://www.cclarkgallery.com/
July 21st, 2012 - August 25th, 2012
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In the Media Room is a collaboration between artist Lynn Marie Kirby and student Bartek Rost, where the artist’s video is in dialogue with the student’s painting. The exhibitions address the the Bridge in a wide context, including as a metaphor for the bridging of communities. By presenting a combination of art organizations, art mediums, and artists of all ages, Catharine Clark Galley celebrates the...   [more]

Opening: July 21st, 2012   4:00 PM - 6:00 PM


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Featured-02d118e1f22c858239de6a0f4a26280b Donna Anderson Kam, Terry Berlier, Lauren DiCioccio, Barbara Holmes, Scott Kildall, Abel Rodriguez: Group Exhibition of Six Alumni from the Artist in Residence Program at Recology San Francisco

Catharine Clark Gallery    potrero district
248 Utah Street, Ground Floor
San Francisco, CA 94103
415.399.1439
http://www.cclarkgallery.com/
July 21st, 2012 - August 25th, 2012
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San Francisco, CA: Catharine Clark Gallery announces a group exhibition showcasing six alumni of the Artist in Residence Program at Recology San Francisco (AIR) and a selection of student’s work from San Francisco Arts Education Project (SFArtsED). The exhibit celebrates the relationships between artists, galleries, and non-profits, in conjunction with city-wide programming for International Orange: artis...   [more]

Opening: July 21st, 2012   4:00 PM - 6:00 PM


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Featured-02d118e1f22c858239de6a0f4a26280b SFartsED/International Orange: The Bridge Re-Imagined

Catharine Clark Gallery    potrero district
248 Utah Street, Ground Floor
San Francisco, CA 94103
415.399.1439
http://www.cclarkgallery.com/
July 21st, 2012 - August 25th, 2012
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The Viewing Room and Media Room showcase work created through another unique non-profit program in the Bay Area, the San Francisco Arts Education Project. SFArtsED brings professional artists into San Francisco public school classrooms, where artists coordinate long-term, integrative curricula and enable experimental and sequential learning. The work exhibited in the show is a selection from the current...   [more]

Opening: July 21st, 2012   4:00 PM - 6:00 PM


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Featured-02d118e1f22c858239de6a0f4a26280b Seiji Yamauchi: Coral Spawning

Chandler Fine Art    soma
170 Minna Street, ground floor
San Francisco, CA 94105
415-546-1113
http://www.chandlersf.com
August 4th, 2012 - September 5th, 2012
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The gallery is pleased to present a solo show of recent work by Japanese-born Seiji Yamauchi. Coral Spawning, is a series of paintings depicting reincarnation and rebirth of the soul, a notion derived from Buddhism and the Japanese traditional religion Shintoism. Each line and dot represents human life. The small and large dots combine to make waves symbolizing human biorhythms. The crossing lines a...   [more]


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Featured-02d118e1f22c858239de6a0f4a26280b Leeza Doreian, Sandra Ono, Lisa Espenmiller, Danielle Mysliwiec: Cumulous

Chandra Cerrito Contemporary    east bay
480 23rd Street
Oakland, CA 94612-2322
510-260-7494
http://www.chandracerritocontemporary.co...
August 3rd, 2012 - September 28th, 2012
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Cumulous presents the work of Leeza Doreian, Lisa Espenmiller, Danielle Mysliwiec and Sandra Ono, four artists whose work results from the accretion of marks, gestures or material.  Inherent in all of their working processes is repetition, which creates patterns of various forms. Leeza Doreian paints “still lifes” comprised of thrift store fabric.  She first arranges the fabric, deliberately fo...   [more]

Opening: August 3rd, 2012   6:00 PM - 9:00 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 Catherine Grisez, Lauren Kalman: Jeweled Prosthetics: Jewelry as Extension of Self

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
August 17th, 2012 - December 2nd, 2012
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Guest curated by Melissa Behravesh, Jeweled Prosthetics: Jewelry as Extension of Self explores jewelry that goes beyond the realm of conventional adornment, blurring the boundaries between jewelry, sculpture, fashion, photography, and performance. The exhibition features art jewelry by two contemporary American artists, Catherine Grisez and Lauren Kalman. Trained in the jewelry tradition, Grisez and K...   [more]

Opening: October 4th, 2012   7:00 PM - 8:30 PM


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Featured-02d118e1f22c858239de6a0f4a26280b Kit Davey, Yvonne Porcella, Joan Schulze, Therese May, Stephanie Metz, Jenne Giles, Steve MacDonald, Lynn Koolish: Beyond Function: Fiber, Fabric, and Finery

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
August 17th, 2012 - December 2nd, 2012
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Craft is defined as "the mastery of material and technique to produce an object by hand."* For many decades, the art world has grappled with the issue of when does an artist's statement transcend utility? The eleven Northern California artists participating in this exhibition have taken their chosen medium to the level of fine art through their innovative techniques and meticulous workmanship. A wi...   [more]

Opening: October 4th, 2012   7:00 PM - 8:30 PM


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Featured-02d118e1f22c858239de6a0f4a26280b Joan Brown, Theophilus Brown, Richard Diebenkorn, Manuel Neri, Nathan Oliveira, Wayne Thiebaud: Figure Forward: Works by Bay Area Figurative Artists

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
August 17th, 2012 - December 2nd, 2012
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At a time when Abstract Expressionism was at its zenith in the 1950s, a small group of Bay Area artists returned to representations of form in their work. Known today as the Bay Area Figurative artists, they retained the gestural movements, thickly applied paint, and vibrant colors characteristic of Abstract Expressionism, yet rejected its elimination of the figure. They claimed that the inclinatio...   [more]

Opening: October 4th, 2012   7:00 PM - 8:30 PM


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Featured-02d118e1f22c858239de6a0f4a26280b Mission-Era Vestments from the Permanent Collection

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
August 17th, 2012 - December 2nd, 2012
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The de Saisset Museum holds a collection of more than 100 ecclesiastical garments and liturgical accessories from the early days of Mission Santa Clara through the 1920s. This exhibition presents groups of 17th and 18th century vestments that demonstrate a range of vestment styles and purposes as well as fabric and production origins. On display are copes, dalmatics, chasubles, and other vestments...   [more]

Opening: August 17th, 2012   11:00 AM - 4:00 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
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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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Featured-02d118e1f22c858239de6a0f4a26280b Jean Paul Gaultier: The Fashion World of Jean Paul Gaultier: From the Sidewalk to the Catwalk

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/
March 24th, 2012 - August 19th, 2012
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The Fashion World of Jean Paul Gaultier: From the Sidewalk to the Catwalk is the first major exhibition dedicated to celebrated French designer Jean Paul Gaultier. More than 130 iconic haute couture and prêt-a-porter ensembles created between the early 1970s and 2010 will be dramatically displayed in scenic contexts ranging from the boudoir to graffiti streets and the catwalk. Animated mannequins t...   [more]

Opening: March 23rd, 2012   8:00 PM - 10:00 PM


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Featured-02d118e1f22c858239de6a0f4a26280b Group Show: Real to Real: Photographs from the Traina 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/
June 9th, 2012 - September 16th, 2012
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Contemporary expectations for the photographic arts have changed, as our understanding of the culture in which we live—our reality—has changed. Kevin Moore   San Francisco, CA, April 2012—Opening June 9, 2012 at the de Young Museum and drawing upon the dynamic collection of San Francisco native Trevor Traina, Real to Real: Photographs from the Traina Collection features approximately 110 photographs made by some of th...   [more]

Opening: June 9th, 2012   9:30 AM - 5:15 PM


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Featured-02d118e1f22c858239de6a0f4a26280b Chuck Close: Chuck Close and Crown Point Press: Forty Years of Creative Collaboration

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 7th, 2012 - October 14th, 2012
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The year 2012 marks a milestone for Crown Point Press, Chuck Close and the Fine Arts Museums of San Francisco. The Press, recognized for its importance as a print workshop specializing in etching, celebrates the 50th anniversary of its founding by Kathan Brown in 1962. Chuck Close made his first print, the landmark mezzotint Keith, at the press 10 years later in 1972, breaking artistic ground for the ph...   [more]

Opening: July 7th, 2012   9:30 AM - 5:15 PM


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Featured-02d118e1f22c858239de6a0f4a26280b Gary Ruddell: Gary Ruddell's Recent Work

Dolby Chadwick Gallery    union square/civic center
210 Post Street, Suite 205
San Francisco, CA 94108
415-956-3560
http://www.dolbychadwickgallery.com
July 14th, 2012 - September 1st, 2012
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Dolby Chadwick Gallery is pleased to announce an exhibition of new oil paintings by Gary Ruddell. Realistically rendered human figures are depicted balancing on highwires, planks, and drifting logs, flying and spinning through the air like acrobats, and leaping across chasms in Ruddell’s highly narrative paintings. The spaces his subjects inhabit, however, are amorphous, non-objective, and often wor...   [more]

Opening: July 14th, 2012   6:00 PM - 7:30 PM



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