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CURRENT EXHIBITS [136]


selected dates: 2/7/13-2/7/13 [clear]

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Featured-e646e9fca793ac2085bf950fdae0ddcd Rudolf de Crignis: Rudolf de Crignis / MATRIX 245

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 30th, 2013 - May 5th, 2013
added over 1 year ago

“I use the art of painting to represent color as the transparent appearance of light.”1When Swiss-born artist Rudolf de Crignis (1948–2006) first visited Manhattan in the late 1970s, he was deeply affected by Minimalism, particularly the powerfully spare abstract paintings of Agnes Martin, Robert Ryman, Brice Marden, and Ad Reinhardt. He soon made New York his home and shifted from performance, v...   [more]

Opening: January 30th, 2013   6:00 PM - 8:00 PM


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Featured-e646e9fca793ac2085bf950fdae0ddcd Sakaki Hyakusen: Facing Two Directions: A Japanese Painter Looks to China

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 30th, 2013 - May 19th, 2013
added over 1 year ago

A magnificent pair of screens painted in ink on an unusual background of silver and gold by Sakaki Hyakusen (1697–1752), the founding father of Nanga (Southern School) painting in Japan, present a shimmering vision of a watery landscape. The screens display elements that are unusual at this early point in Nanga painting—precise brushwork, detailed treatment of foreground elements, and the incorporatio...   [more]

Opening: January 30th, 2013   11:00 AM - 5:00 PM


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Featured-e646e9fca793ac2085bf950fdae0ddcd Amy Trachtenberg: Amy Trachtenberg: From India to the Planet Mars

Brian Gross Fine Art    potrero district
248 Utah Street
San Francisco, CA 94103
415.788.1050
http://www.briangrossfineart.com/
January 4th, 2013 - March 2nd, 2013
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  From India to the Planet Mars, a solo exhibition by San Francisco artist, Amy Trachtenberg, opens on Friday, January 4, 2013, with a reception for the artist on Saturday, January 5, from 3-5 pm. From India to the Planet Mars is a multi-media exhibition that includes paintings, wall mounted sculptures, and collages. In her paintings, Trachtenberg stains and pours pigmented mixtures on canvas. Bleeding color th...   [more]

Opening: January 5th, 2013   3:00 PM - 5:00 PM


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Featured-e646e9fca793ac2085bf950fdae0ddcd Group Show: Reflection 100: A Century of Metal Arts at CCA

California College of the Arts (Oakland Campus)    east bay
5212 Broadway
Oakland, California 94618-1426
510.594.3600
http://www.cca.edu
January 23rd, 2013 - February 14th, 2013
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It's been 100 years since instructorHarry Dixon taught the first jewelry and metal arts course at what was then called California School of Arts and Crafts in 1912. One hundred years later, the Jewelry / Metal Arts Program, housed on the historicOakland campus of California College of the Arts, is one of the oldest and most recognized in the field. "Jewelry / Metals Arts has thrived at CCA for so...   [more]

Opening: January 23rd, 2013   5:30 PM - 7:30 PM


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Featured-e646e9fca793ac2085bf950fdae0ddcd John Chamberlain, Sol LeWitt, Claes Oldenburg, Martin Puryear, Carl Andre: Wood, Metal, Paint: Sculpture from the Fisher Collection

Cantor Arts Center    peninsula/south bay
Stanford University, 328 Lomita Dr.
Stanford, CA 94305-5060
650.723.4177
http://museum.stanford.edu/
February 29th, 2012 - October 20th, 2013
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Stanford, Calif. — Beginning Feb. 29, the Cantor Arts Center at Stanford University presents a new installation of contemporary art, “Wood, Metal, Paint: Sculpture from the Fisher Collection,” in the Oshman Family Rotunda. The works will remain on view until fall 2013. Over the last decade the Fisher Family has been exceedingly generous in lending works of art from their unrivalled collect...   [more]

Opening: February 29th, 2012   11:00 AM - 5:00 PM


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Featured-e646e9fca793ac2085bf950fdae0ddcd A War on Modern Art: The 75th Anniversary of Degenerate Art

Cantor Arts Center    peninsula/south bay
Stanford University, 328 Lomita Dr.
Stanford, CA 94305-5060
650.723.4177
http://museum.stanford.edu/
October 3rd, 2012 - February 24th, 2013
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In 1937, Adolf Hitler and his Nazi regime viewed modernist artists as insane and threatening to their ideals. They presented the Entartete Kunst (Degenerate Art) exhibition in Munich, hoping to turn public opinion against all modern art. Explore works by several of these "degenerate" artists as we mark the 75th anniversary of the exhibition's opening. Nine works on display. Marie Stauffer Sigall Gallery...   [more]

Opening: October 3rd, 2012   11:00 AM - 5:00 PM


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Featured-e646e9fca793ac2085bf950fdae0ddcd Christian Marclay: Video Quartet

Cantor Arts Center    peninsula/south bay
Stanford University, 328 Lomita Dr.
Stanford, CA 94305-5060
650.723.4177
http://museum.stanford.edu/
November 14th, 2012 - February 10th, 2013
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Cantor Arts Center Presents Acclaimed Christian Marclay Work Stanford, California — Across a bank of four screens, Maria Callas, Jimi Hendrix, Marilyn Monroe and scores of other musicians and actors make some kind of sound, seemingly in response to each other—much like players in a musical ensemble. This is Christian Marclay’s “Video Quartet,” a publically and critically acclaimed 14-minute DVD project...   [more]

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


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Featured-e646e9fca793ac2085bf950fdae0ddcd Noor Ali Chagani, Monir Shahroudy Farmanfarmaian, Bita Ghezelayagh, Babak Golkar, Hayv Kahraman, Rachid Koraïchi, Hazem EI Mestikawy, Soody Sharifi: The Jameel Prize: Art Inspired by Islamic Tradition

Cantor Arts Center    peninsula/south bay
Stanford University, 328 Lomita Dr.
Stanford, CA 94305-5060
650.723.4177
http://museum.stanford.edu/
December 12th, 2012 - March 10th, 2013
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Stanford, Calif. — On view for the first time in the United States, “The Jameel Prize: Art Inspired by Islamic Tradition” opens December 12 at Stanford University’s Cantor Arts Center. This special exhibition presents the work of 10 artists selected as finalists for the prestigious Jameel Prize, an international award bestowed by the Victoria and Albert Museum in London and sponsored by Abdul Latif J...   [more]

Opening: December 12th, 2012   11:00 AM - 5:00 PM


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Featured-e646e9fca793ac2085bf950fdae0ddcd Francis Frith, Félix Bonfils: North Africa and the Holy Land in 19th-Century Photographs

Cantor Arts Center    peninsula/south bay
Stanford University, 328 Lomita Dr.
Stanford, CA 94305-5060
650.723.4177
http://museum.stanford.edu/
January 23rd, 2013 - June 2nd, 2013
added over 1 year ago

During the 19th century, photographs served as mementos of journeys or surrogate experiences for Americans and Europeans unable or too daunted to travel. Scholars also used them as official records of archaeological expeditions and by the devout to explore the places mentioned in the Bible. This installation presents 16 vintage photographs presenting a range of subjects including city views, picturesqu...   [more]

Opening: January 23rd, 2013   11:00 AM - 5:00 PM


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Featured-e646e9fca793ac2085bf950fdae0ddcd Buying and Selling: Early Modern Economies of Labor, Merchandise, Services, and Shopping

Cantor Arts Center    peninsula/south bay
Stanford University, 328 Lomita Dr.
Stanford, CA 94305-5060
650.723.4177
http://museum.stanford.edu/
January 23rd, 2013 - June 2nd, 2013
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European artists of the 17th- and 18th-centuries took great interest in depicting modern life, which included commercial exchange and a rapidly expanding market of material goods. The 17 prints and drawings in this exhibition offer views of different types of workplaces and showcase a range of workers at their tasks, from the skilled goldsmith to the lowly butcher and rat catcher. Early Europe...   [more]

Opening: January 23rd, 2013   11:00 AM - 5:00 PM


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Featured-e646e9fca793ac2085bf950fdae0ddcd Dotty Attie: Sometimes a Traveler/There Lived in Egypt

Cantor Arts Center    peninsula/south bay
Stanford University, 328 Lomita Dr.
Stanford, CA 94305-5060
650.723.4177
http://museum.stanford.edu/
January 28th, 2013 - June 16th, 2013
added over 1 year ago

Dotty Attie is known for her reproductions of European Old Master paintings paired with text—pieces that poetically reveal the voyeuristic narratives in Western visual and literary arts. Her portfolio Sometimes a Traveler/There Lived in Egypt calls particular attention to the exploitation of the North African female body and its place in European Orientalists' imaginations. Sixteen works on displ...   [more]


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Featured-e646e9fca793ac2085bf950fdae0ddcd Cang Xin: Border Crossings: From Imperial to Popular Life

Cantor Arts Center    peninsula/south bay
Stanford University, 328 Lomita Dr.
Stanford, CA 94305-5060
650.723.4177
http://museum.stanford.edu/
January 30th, 2013 - February 2nd
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How are the boundaries between social classes and identities challenged and transcended? This exhibition explores that question. Eighteenth-century Chinese paintings demonstrate how artists outside palace walls reproduced the subject and styles of imperial court paintings in order to fulfill commissions by patrons of a rising social class. Japanese woodblock prints examine how cross-dressing actors in...   [more]

Opening: January 30th, 2013   11:00 AM - 5:00 PM


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Featured-e646e9fca793ac2085bf950fdae0ddcd Andy Diaz Hope & Laurel Roth, Ligorano/Reese, Devorah Sperber, Stephanie Syjuco: Punch Card

Catharine Clark Gallery    potrero district
248 Utah Street, Ground Floor
San Francisco, CA 94103
415.399.1439
http://www.cclarkgallery.com/
January 19th, 2013 - February 23rd, 2013
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San Francisco, CA: Catharine Clark Gallery announces Punch Card, a group exhibition featuring Andy Diaz Hope and Laurel Roth, Nina Katchadourian, Ligorano/Reese, Devorah Sperber, and Stephanie Syjuco. The exhibition dates are January 19 through February 23, 2013. The reception will be held on Saturday, January 19, from 3 to 5 pm. There will be a casual walkthrough of the exhibition at 3pm. Punch C...   [more]

Opening: January 19th, 2013   3:00 PM - 5:00 PM


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Featured-e646e9fca793ac2085bf950fdae0ddcd Masami Teraoka: A Selection of Works by Masami Teraoka 1979-2008

Catharine Clark Gallery    potrero district
248 Utah Street, Ground Floor
San Francisco, CA 94103
415.399.1439
http://www.cclarkgallery.com/
January 19th, 2013 - February 23rd, 2013
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Presented in our viewing room is A selection of works by Masami Teraoka 1979-2013, an intimate exhibition that spans Masami  Teraoka's career, from early works on paper and woodblock prints to a recent jacquard tapestry based on an original watercolor.  Teraoka has explored the impact of globalization initially through the lens of a Japanese point of view, and in later years from the  vantage point of a hy...   [more]

Opening: January 19th, 2013   3:00 PM - 5:00 PM


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Featured-e646e9fca793ac2085bf950fdae0ddcd Werner Herzog: The Way Beyond Art: Infinite Screens

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/
January 22nd, 2013 - March 30th, 2013
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The Way Beyond Art: Infinite Screens is the 4th iteration in The Way Beyond Art Series. Infinite Screens will examine the relationship between the moving image and the evolving contexts in which it is exhibited through a solo project by the artist and filmmaker Werner Herzog. The exhibition will feature the West Coast premiere of the 5-channel video installation Hearsay of the Soul, 2012. An adju...   [more]

Opening: January 22nd, 2013   7:00 PM - 9:00 PM


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Featured-e646e9fca793ac2085bf950fdae0ddcd Claire Fontaine: Redemptions

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/
January 22nd, 2013 - March 30th, 2013
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Following her Capp Street Artist in Residence, Paris based artist collective Claire Fontaine will present an exhibition entitled Redemptions on the occasion of the opening of the new CCA Wattis Institute for Contemporary Art's Kent and Vicki Logan gallery. Redemptions radically transforms the space and obliges the viewer to perceive the artwork as an oppressive presence, almost a threat. The in...   [more]

Opening: January 22nd, 2013   7:00 PM - 9:00 PM



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