What is so powerful about the erotic image? How does the erotic inspire, transform and politicize the viewer? From an ancient phallic sculpture and sexualized deities in Gorgeous to vintage physique photography and modern fetish websites, journalist and documentary filmmaker Michael Stabile will discuss the unique ability of the erotic to challenge cultural assumptions.
San Francisco Museum of Craft and Design
2569 Third Street
San Francisco, CA 94107
7:00 PM - 8:30 PM
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Join us for an interactive talk with artist Joe Brubaker and some members of his Exquisite Gardeners team. Brubaker has described the Exquisite Garden team experience as "similar to jazz, where we riff off of each other's energy and notions, and fold our individual creative licks into the larger whole of the installation." Brubaker and team will discuss the many facets of creative collaboration wi...
Open Show is a global movement of live events where the public can see compelling work and interact directly with photographers, filmmakers, and multimedia producers in high-profile spaces.
This event details additional projects by each of the five artists whose works are part of the SFMOMA Artists Gallery exhibition How the Light Gets In. Just how the light "gets in" - the choice of camera, lens,...
Celebrate the work of the Pacific Rim Sculptors Group members during a special closing reception on Friday, August 22, 5 - 7 pm
"Sculpture!" is a juried exhibition featuring works in a vast array of artistic styles and media.
This reception is also your final opportunity to our Summer Exhibitions which feature the work of over 200 emerging and established Bay Area artists!
The Contemporary Jewish Museum
736 Mission Street, (between 3rd and 4th st.)
San Francisco, CA 94103
12:30 PM - 1:00 PM
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Michael Carabetta, creative director of Chronicle Books, presents a short gallery talk about designer Alvin Lustig and his influence on contemporary book art. Lustig is featured in the exhibition Designing Home: Jews and Midcentury Modernism.
Explore the extraordinary traditions and world-wide influence of Persian art through this new four-part lecture series highlighting current research happening in the field. David Stronach, University of California at Berkeley professor emeritus of Near Eastern art and archaeology, kicks off the museum’s new Perspectives on Persian Art series with a lively talk about the influence of traditio...
San Jose Institute of Contemporary Art (ICA)
560 South First St.
San Jose, CA 95113
12:00 AM - 12:00 AM
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Artist Portfolio Reviews are on Saturday, August 23rd
Registration Begins July 15th at 10:00am
*Must be an ICA Artist Member to participate. To learn how to become an ICA Artist Member click here: https://app.etapestry.com/hosted/SanJoseInstituteofContempo/Donation.html?page=membership
A panel of curators, art dealers, educators, and professional artists will provide expert advice and insights in a 20-minute portfolio critique.
The ICA’s annual Artist Portfol...
The stories about water are fabled, mythological and legendary. It is our way of making sense of this mysterious substance and how we use it to express who we are and our cultures. Artists Edward Schocker and Dohee Lee present ‘Suijin,’ a collaborative piece combining sound, movement, storytelling and unique musical instruments, that explore personal connections to (and fears of) water: water...
Continuing her project to honor and "save" the United States Postal Service, artist Jennie Ottinger teams up with the Wonderment Consortium to host the Postal Mortem Pledge Drive. During the event, various tables offer services and activities such as hand writing analysis, letter-writing coaching, the opportunity to send hate mail to Darrell Issa (anti-USPS California Congressman) and a place...
416 26th St., between Telegraph & Broadway
Oakland, CA 94612
+1 510.922.1653 http://warehouse416.com/
1:00 PM - 5:00 PM
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Say farewell to our presentation of our August show! All of the Artists are “connected to Oakland” in a variety of ways and many support local non-profit organizations. Below is a complete list of the contributing Artists, and their sponsors. Visit our website at www.warehouse416.com for information on the Non-profits they support. Come one last time to our August exhibit to discover...
Enjoy the art and culture of Korea in this annual Hanguk-style (Korean-style) celebration! View the special exhibition Gorgeous, and experience provocative artworks through a variety of programs and presentations by Korean artists.
Fuelled by the success of Korean dramas and K-pop music, interest in Korea continues to grow, encompassing other aspects of Korean culture, such as Hangul (Korean alph...