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Featured-e646e9fca793ac2085bf950fdae0ddcd Cindy Sherman: CINDY SHERMAN

SFMOMA - San Francisco Museum of Modern Art    soma
151 3rd St.
San Francisco, CA 94103
415.357.4000
http://www.sfmoma.org
July 14th, 2012 - October 8th, 2012 - closing today
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One of the most influential artists of our time, Cindy Sherman creates provocative artworks that explore wide-ranging issues of identity and representation. Working as her own model, she deftly transforms her appearance using wigs, costumes, makeup, prosthetics, and props to create intriguing tableaux and characters inspired by movies, TV, magazines, and art history. This major retrospective brings...   [more]

Opening: July 14th, 2012   11:00 AM - 5:45 PM


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Featured-e646e9fca793ac2085bf950fdae0ddcd Group Show: Stage Presence: Theatricality in Art and Media

SFMOMA - San Francisco Museum of Modern Art    soma
151 3rd St.
San Francisco, CA 94103
415.357.4000
http://www.sfmoma.org
July 14th, 2012 - October 8th, 2012 - closing today
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Exploring the ambiguous line between fine arts and performing arts, this thematic exhibition presents works in various media from the past three decades that respond to and embrace theatricality in contemporary art practice. Works include Janet Cardiff's The Telephone Call, a participatory project in which visitors can check out a video camera and follow a self-guided narrative through the museum; Guy B...   [more]

Opening: July 14th, 2012   11:00 AM - 5:45 PM


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Featured-e646e9fca793ac2085bf950fdae0ddcd Josef Albers, Paul Klee: Parallel Construction

SFMOMA - San Francisco Museum of Modern Art    soma
151 3rd St.
San Francisco, CA 94103
415.357.4000
http://www.sfmoma.org
June 7th, 2012 - October 8th, 2012 - closing today
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In the early 1920s, Paul Klee and Josef Albers met in Weimar, Germany, where they would become co-directors of the Bauhaus glass workshop. This exhibition of paintings and works on paper explores a rarely acknowledged dialogue between the artists that began early in Albers's career and continued well after Klee's death in 1940. Source: http://www.sfmoma.org/exhib_events/exhibitions/454#ixzz1zwxJMh76 San F...   [more]


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Featured-e646e9fca793ac2085bf950fdae0ddcd Out of Site: Conversations 10 years of student photography from the Out of Site Youth Arts Center

Rayko Photo Center    soma
428 Third St
San Francisco, CA 94107
415.495.3773
http://www.raykophoto.com
October 3rd, 2012 - October 10th, 2012 - closing today
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A BOOK RELEASE PARTY AND EXHIBITION A photograph projects on the screen and the students speak. They have their stories to tell. They speak of what they see and what they do not see, what they imagine, and what they know. These conversations echo diverse backgrounds and voices, yet are spoken as one.This is the extraordinary collection of photographs spanning 10 years by students from the Out of...   [more]

Opening: October 4th, 2012   6:00 PM - 8:00 PM


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Featured-e646e9fca793ac2085bf950fdae0ddcd Jonathon Keats: The Epigenetic Cloning Agency: An Art Project By Jonathon Keats

Modernism Inc.    union square/civic center
685 Market St., Suite 290
San Francisco, CA 94105
415.541.0461
http://www.modernisminc.com
October 11th, 2012 - October 11th, 2012 - closing today
added about 2 years ago

No portrait can match the verisimilitude of a clone, the ultimate artistic achievement. Though conventional genetic cloning is problematic, recently biologists have learned that the genes you inherit don't determine who you become. What matters is which genes are expressed, and gene expression depends on your environment. By replicating environmental factors from diet to pollutants, Jonathon Keats is...   [more]

Opening: October 11th, 2012   5:30 PM - 8:00 PM


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Featured-e646e9fca793ac2085bf950fdae0ddcd Dugald Stermer: "Drawing the Line" (A memorial exhibition honoring Dugald Stermer)

CCA San Francisco Campus    potrero district
1111 Eighth St.
San Francisco, CA 94107-2247
415.703.9500
http://www.cca.edu
October 1st, 2012 - October 12th, 2012 - closing today
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When Illustration chair and Distinguished Professor Dugald Stermer passed away in December 2011, the CCA community experienced a monumental loss. The life and work of Stermer, our “beloved cowboy” chair of the Illustration Program, will be celebrated October 1-12, with the memorial exhibition Drawing the Line. The exhibition will be on view in the alcove of the Nave on CCA’s main San Francisco c...   [more]

Opening: October 12th, 2012   6:00 PM - 8:00 PM


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Featured-e646e9fca793ac2085bf950fdae0ddcd Mike Shine: Dr. Flotsam & The Carny Bastards

111 Minna Gallery    soma
111 Minna St.
San Francisco, CA 94105
415.974.1719
http://www.111minnagallery.com/
September 21st, 2012 - October 13th, 2012 - closing today
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Mike Shine is a Bay Area artist who creates paintings, installations and performances that involve the viewer as participant. His influences have been described as “Nordic mythology, Teutonic philosophy, Kubrick, PT Barnum, Absinthe, and his wife.”  At the center of his installations stands Pyotr Flotsam, the dark, enigmatic, Mephistophelean ringleader, who seems to be collecting souls in exchange...   [more]

Opening: September 21st, 2012   5:00 PM - 10:00 PM


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Featured-e646e9fca793ac2085bf950fdae0ddcd Laura Paulini: Laura Paulini - SHIMMER

Eleanor Harwood Gallery    mission
1295 Alabama Street
San Francisco, CA 94110
415-867-7770
http://www.eleanorharwood.com
September 8th, 2012 - October 13th, 2012 - closing today
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The paintings for the exhibition, “Shimmer,” were created over the past several years, each stripe and dot meticulously rendered by hand in multiple layers of paint on panel. Due to the juxtaposition of minute changes in hue and value over the painted surfaces, the picture planes appear to vibrate. Waverings, absences, and misalignments in the mark-making contribute to an optical effect, while the simple...   [more]

Opening: September 8th, 2012   7:00 PM - 10:00 PM


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Featured-e646e9fca793ac2085bf950fdae0ddcd Gustavo Ramos Rivera: Unique Works on Paper

Elins Eagles Smith Gallery    union square/civic center
49 Geary St, Suite 520
San Francisco, CA 94108
(415) 981-1080
http://www.eesgallery.com/
September 6th, 2012 - October 13th, 2012 - closing today
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Elins Eagles-Smith Gallery is pleased to exhibit recent monoprints by renowned San Francisco artist Gustavo Ramos Rivera. This body of work was produced in the Summer of 2011 at the Thomas Blaes Atelier in Bern, Switzerland. Gustavo Ramos Rivera is an abstract painter, sculptor and print-maker whose work is known nationally for its intense emotional content and its unique, personal symbolism. Rive...   [more]


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Featured-e646e9fca793ac2085bf950fdae0ddcd Full Spectrum 2012 Auction Preview

San Jose Museum of Art    peninsula/south bay
110 South Market St.
San Jose, CA 95113
408.271.6840
http://www.sjmusart.org/
October 5th, 2012 - October 13th, 2012 - closing today
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Full Spectrum is the Museum’s signature fundraising event of the year and a gala like no other. It features an auction that brings you an amazing opportunity to acquire works by extraordinary Bay Area artists, many of whom are recognized nationally and are represented proudly in the Museum’s permanent collection. In advance of the gala on October 13, visitors may preview the auction lots in a speci...   [more]


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Featured-e646e9fca793ac2085bf950fdae0ddcd Central Nigeria Unmasked: Arts of the Benue River Valley

Cantor Arts Center    peninsula/south bay
Stanford University, 328 Lomita Dr.
Stanford, CA 94305-5060
650.723.4177
http://museum.stanford.edu/
May 16th, 2012 - October 14th, 2012 - closing today
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Art from Little-Known Region of Africa on View at Stanford Stanford, Calif. — “Central Nigeria Unmasked: Arts of the Benue River Valley” opens May 16 at the Cantor Arts Center, Stanford University. Presenting more than 150 objects drawn from international collections, the exhibition gives a comprehensive view of the arts from along the river that flows across the center of Nigeria, joining the great...   [more]

Opening: May 16th, 2012   11:00 AM - 5:00 PM


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Featured-e646e9fca793ac2085bf950fdae0ddcd 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 - closing today
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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-e646e9fca793ac2085bf950fdae0ddcd Pablo Picasso, Max Ernst, Roland Penrose, Dora Maar, Alexander Calder, Man Ray, Lee Miller: Man Ray | Lee Miller: Partners in Surrealism

Legion of Honor    marina/presidio
Clement St & 34th Ave, Lincoln Park
San Francisco, CA 94121
415-750-3600
http://legionofhonor.famsf.org/
July 14th, 2012 - October 14th, 2012 - closing today
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San Francisco, April 2012—One of the art world’s most notorious relationships comes alive with Man Ray | Lee Miller: Partners in Surrealism on view July 14–October 14, 2012 in the Rosekrans Galleries at the Legion of Honor. The exhibition consists of approximately 115 photographs, paintings, drawings and manuscripts that explore the creative interaction between Man Ray and Lee Miller, two giants of Europ...   [more]

Opening: July 14th, 2012   9:30 AM - 5:15 PM


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Featured-e646e9fca793ac2085bf950fdae0ddcd René Bouché: René Bouché (1905–1963): Letters from Post-War Paris

Legion of Honor    marina/presidio
Clement St & 34th Ave, Lincoln Park
San Francisco, CA 94121
415-750-3600
http://legionofhonor.famsf.org/
July 14th, 2012 - October 14th, 2012 - closing today
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In 1940, art director and fashion illustrator René Bouché (1905-1963) left war-torn Paris for New York and became a regular contributor to Vogue magazine. In 1945, Vogue commissioned who was an art director and fashion illustrator in Paris before World War II, was commissioned Bouché to cover the first post-war couture shows in Paris. The trip to Europe was traumatic for the artist, who discovered a...   [more]

Opening: July 14th, 2012   9:30 AM - 5:15 PM


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Featured-e646e9fca793ac2085bf950fdae0ddcd Group Show: Occupy Bay Area

Yerba Buena Center for the Arts    soma
701 Mission St.
San Francisco, CA 94103
415.978.2787
http://www.ybca.org
July 7th, 2012 - October 14th, 2012 - closing today
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Since its inception in September 2011, the Occupy Movement has generated both praise and condemnation. A direct response to the financial instability, subprime mortgage crisis and the decline of trust in the government’s ability to effectively address the problems in the labor market, it continues to resonate in the American consciousness. In response to the significant output of art and documentation...   [more]

Opening: July 7th, 2012   6:00 PM - 8:00 PM


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Featured-e646e9fca793ac2085bf950fdae0ddcd Christian Nagler: SFAI Market Fitness Foreign Exchange

San Francisco Art Institute    financial district/wharf
800 Chestnut Street
San Francisco , CA 94133
415 749 4500
http://www.sfai.edu
October 16th, 2012 - October 16th, 2012 - closing today
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With Market Fitness, artists Christian Nagler and Azin Seraj bring together two seemingly distant topics of conversation in popular culture: the demystification of the financial system and the importance of individual exercise routines.  Space is limited in these classes. Register for your spot today!   [more]

Opening: October 16th, 2012   7:30 PM - 9:00 PM



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