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CURRENT EXHIBITS [125]


selected dates: 6/13/13-6/13/13 [clear]

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Featured-02d118e1f22c858239de6a0f4a26280b Francis Bacon, Raymond Pettibon, Hans Hofmann, George Grosz, Max Beckmann, Peter Paul Rubens, Thomas Hart Benton, Asger Jorn: Ballet of Heads: The Figure in the Collection

Berkeley Art Museum and Pacific Film Archive    east bay
2155 Center Street
Berkeley, CA 94720
510.642.0808
http://www.bampfa.berkeley.edu
May 17th, 2013 - August 25th, 2013
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The human figure has been a locus of artistic innovation and expression since the very first artworks were made. This focused presentation mines the permanent collection, bringing together paintings, sculptures, and works on paper that demonstrate the inexhaustible variety and texture of the human form in art. Seeking to explore the polymorphous nature of the figure, Ballet of Heads puts into dialogue the Ba...   [more]

Opening: May 17th, 2013   11:00 AM - 5:00 PM


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Featured-02d118e1f22c858239de6a0f4a26280b The 43rd Annual University of California, Berkeley Master of Fine Arts Graduate Exhibition

Berkeley Art Museum and Pacific Film Archive    east bay
2155 Center Street
Berkeley, CA 94720
510.642.0808
http://www.bampfa.berkeley.edu
May 17th, 2013 - June 16th, 2013
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Be among the first to encounter the work of seven promising artists as they embark on their careers. Each year, BAM/PFA teams with the UC Berkeley Department of Art Practice to present the works of graduating M.F.A. students. This year's graduates are: Dru Anderson, Dusadee Pang Huntrakul, Erin Colleen Johnson, Sahar Khoury, Jess Rowland, and Sean Talley.The annual M.F.A. exhibition at BAM/PFA is...   [more]

Opening: May 17th, 2013   11:00 AM - 5:00 PM


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Featured-02d118e1f22c858239de6a0f4a26280b Hans Hofmann: Rectangles

Berkeley Art Museum and Pacific Film Archive    east bay
2155 Center Street
Berkeley, CA 94720
510.642.0808
http://www.bampfa.berkeley.edu
May 17th, 2013 - September 1st, 2013
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Hans Hofmann: Rectangles is drawn exclusively from BAM/PFA’s unsurpassed collection of paintings by this tremendously influential Abstract Expressionist artist.Known for his bold use of color, innovative approach to materials, and dynamic compositions, Hofmann (1880–1966) is perhaps most celebrated for paintings that use the rectangle as a primary motif. Loosely derived from Cubist approaches to defining...   [more]


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Featured-02d118e1f22c858239de6a0f4a26280b Group Show: Unruly

Berkeley Art Museum and Pacific Film Archive    east bay
2155 Center Street
Berkeley, CA 94720
510.642.0808
http://www.bampfa.berkeley.edu
June 4th, 2013 - July 13th, 2013
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Contemporary art is exploratory and unruly by nature, often challenging what is known and familiar. Unruly highlights recent acquisitions in which line, form, color, and surface operate in willful and surprising ways. Includes work by John Beech, Linda Geary, Hans Hofmann, Lee Mullican, Kamau Amu Patton, Clare Rojas, Leslie Shows, David Simpson, Amy Trachtenberg, and Leo Valledor.   [more]


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Featured-02d118e1f22c858239de6a0f4a26280b Early Chinese Painters, Ma Yuan, Wen Riguan, Guo Min, Ma Wan: Gazing into Nature: Early Chinese Painting

Berkeley Art Museum and Pacific Film Archive    east bay
2155 Center Street
Berkeley, CA 94720
510.642.0808
http://www.bampfa.berkeley.edu
June 5th, 2013 - October 20th, 2013
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We are delighted to present, for the first time in ten years, a selection of BAM/PFA’s earliest Chinese paintings. These rare and amazingly well-preserved works by early landscape and bird-and-flower painters of the late Song and early Yuan periods (thirteenth and fourteenth centuries), rendered on silk or paper with ink and light color, demonstrate the sophistication and accomplishment of the ea...   [more]


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Featured-02d118e1f22c858239de6a0f4a26280b Group Show: Print, Print, Pass

Berkeley Central Arts Passage    east bay
2055 Center Street, (between Shattuck and Milvia)
Berkeley , CA 94704
510-549-2977
http://www.kala.org/
May 29th, 2013 - August 29th, 2013
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Kala Art Institute is pleased to announce, “Print, Print, Pass,” the latest exhibition at Berkeley Central Arts Passage. We invite you to attend two events in conjunction with this exhibition: the Opening Reception on Wednesday, May 29, from 6-8pm and “The Pass” on Wednesday, June 26, from 6-8pm. With a slightly imploded framework, “Print, Print, Pass” highlights the physical and social economies of...   [more]

Opening: May 29th, 2013   6:00 PM - 8:00 PM


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Featured-02d118e1f22c858239de6a0f4a26280b Chad Buck: A Memorial Exhibition

Brian Gross Fine Art    potrero district
248 Utah Street
San Francisco, CA 94103
415.788.1050
http://www.briangrossfineart.com/
May 2nd, 2013 - July 20th, 2013
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Chad Buck (1955 – 2013) A Memorial Exhibition May 2 – July 20, 2013 Opening reception: Saturday, May 4, 3:00-5:00 pm   Brian Gross Fine Art is pleased to announce a memorial exhibition for the late Bay Area artist, Chad Buck, opening Thursday, May 2, 2013 with an opening reception on Saturday, May 4, 3:00 to 5:00 pm. Buck passed away on February 1, 2013 in Puerto Vallarta, Mexico. The exhibi...   [more]

Opening: May 4th, 2013   3:00 PM - 5:00 PM


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Featured-02d118e1f22c858239de6a0f4a26280b Etel Adnan, The Otolith Group, Chris Marker, Rabih Mroué: Words and Places: Etel Adnan

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/
April 17th, 2013 - June 29th, 2013
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Featuring works by Etel Adnan, Chris Marker, Rabih Mroué, and the Otolith Group, with selected articles from the Al-Safa newspaper archive. Words and Places: Etel Adnan is an exhibition produced by the graduating class of the Graduate Program in Curatorial Practice at California College of the Arts with the support of the Wattis Institute for Contemporary Arts. Words and Places: Etel Adnan is t...   [more]

Opening: April 17th, 2013   6:00 PM - 8:00 PM


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Featured-02d118e1f22c858239de6a0f4a26280b Etel Adnan, Rabih Mroué, The Otolith Group, Chris Marker: Words and Places: Etel Adnan

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/
April 17th, 2013 - June 29th, 2013
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Opening: April 17th, 2013   6:00 PM - 8:00 PM


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Featured-02d118e1f22c858239de6a0f4a26280b Josette Urso: Sense and Nonsense

Chandler Fine Art    soma
170 Minna Street, ground floor
San Francisco, CA 94105
415-546-1113
http://www.chandlersf.com
June 12th, 2013 - July 18th, 2013
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Chandler Fine Art is pleased to present a show of paintings and collages by Brooklyn-based artist Josette Urso. The collage works are an investigation into the complex nature of existence and the tension that exists between chaos and order. Through the use of abstract symbols in combination with representational imagery the viewer can search for clues into the intricate systems that govern reality....   [more]

Opening: June 15th, 2013   6:00 PM - 8:00 PM


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Featured-02d118e1f22c858239de6a0f4a26280b Sabine Reckewell: A Function of Lines

Chandra Cerrito Contemporary    east bay
480 23rd Street
Oakland, CA 94612-2322
510-260-7494
http://www.chandracerritocontemporary.co...
June 7th, 2013 - July 25th, 2013
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Sabine Reckewell: A Function of Lines June 7 – July 25, 2013 Opening Reception: Friday, June 7th, 2013 6 – 8 pm Artist Talk with Rachel Abrams and Sabine Reckewell Moderated by Brian Longe: Saturday, June 8th, 2 – 3 pm Closing Reception: Thursday, July 18th, 6:30 – 8 pm Oakland, CA Chandra Cerrito Contemporary is pleased to announce a solo exhibition of work by Bay Area artist, Sabine Reckewell. Sabi...   [more]

Opening: June 7th, 2013   6:00 PM - 8:00 PM


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Featured-02d118e1f22c858239de6a0f4a26280b Rachel Abrams: frustrules

Chandra Cerrito Contemporary    east bay
480 23rd Street
Oakland, CA 94612-2322
510-260-7494
http://www.chandracerritocontemporary.co...
June 7th, 2013 - July 25th, 2013
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Rachel Abrams: frustrules June 7 – July 25, 2013 Opening Reception: Friday, June 7th, 2013 6 – 8 pm Artist Talk with Rachel Abrams and Sabine Reckewell Moderated by Brian Longe: Saturday, June 8th, 2 – 3 pm Closing Reception: Thursday, July 18th, 6:30 – 8 pm Oakland, CA Chandra Cerrito Contemporary is pleased to announce a solo exhibition by New York artist Rachel Abrams. Rachel Abrams’ stud...   [more]

Opening: June 7th, 2013   6:00 PM - 8:00 PM


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Featured-02d118e1f22c858239de6a0f4a26280b Matt Moulthrop: Super Bowls: The Art of Turned Wood

Crocker Art Museum    sacramento
216 O Street
Sacramento, California 95814
916 808 7000
http://www.crockerartmuseum.org
March 10th, 2013 - July 7th, 2013
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The 32 exquisitely turned bowls and other objects in this exhibition combine the beauty of wood with designs that accentuate wood's unique properties. Wood turning, like other craft media such as glass and clay, came into its own in the 1960s and 1970s as a rich form of creative expression. Using a lathe to carve these one-of-a-kind pieces, the turners showcased here seek to capture the splendor and ric...   [more]

Opening: March 10th, 2013   10:00 AM - 5:00 PM


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Featured-02d118e1f22c858239de6a0f4a26280b Jess Collins, Robert Duncan: An Opening of the Field: Jess, Robert Duncan, and Their Circle

Crocker Art Museum    sacramento
216 O Street
Sacramento, California 95814
916 808 7000
http://www.crockerartmuseum.org
June 9th, 2013 - September 1st, 2013
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The artist Jess Collins, known simply as Jess, and his partner, the poet Robert Duncan, were one of the most fascinating artistic couples of the 20th century. Soon after they met in 1950, they merged their personal and artistic lives to explore their interest in cultural mythologies, transformative narrative, and the appropriation of images. This is the first exhibition to explore the couple's ar...   [more]

Opening: June 9th, 2013   10:00 AM - 5:00 PM


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Featured-02d118e1f22c858239de6a0f4a26280b Henrietta Shore: Understanding Nature

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
January 18th, 2013 - June 30th, 2013
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January 18 - March 17, 2013 and April 12 - June 30, 2013 Often favorably compared to her contemporary Georgia O'Keeffe, Henrietta Shore's paintings, prints, and drawings reveal her intrinsic fascination with the world around her and her constant experimentation with new artistic styles. Once called "unquestionably one of the most important living painters of this century..." by art critic Arthur M...   [more]

Opening: January 18th, 2013   11:00 AM - 4:00 PM


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Featured-02d118e1f22c858239de6a0f4a26280b Valentin Popov: Face: Portraits by Valentin Popov

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
January 18th, 2013 - June 30th, 2013
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January 18 - March 17, 2013 and April 12 - June 30, 2013 January 18 - March 17, 2013 and April 12 - June 30, 2013 - See more at: http://www.scu.edu/desaisset/exhibitions/Shore.cfm#sthash.N5IdLkbq.dpuf anuary 18 - March 17, 2013 and April 12 - June 30, 2013 - See more at: http://www.scu.edu/desaisset/exhibitions/Shore.cfm#sthash.N5IdLkbq.dpuf January 18 - March 17, 2013 and April 12 - June 30, 2013 - See...   [more]

Opening: January 18th, 2013   11:00 AM - 4:00 PM



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