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CURRENT EXHIBITS [71]


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Featured-02d118e1f22c858239de6a0f4a26280b 123Klan: Style Is The Message

1AM SF    soma
1000 Howard Street
San Francisco, CA 94103
415-861-5089
http://www.1amgallery.com
April 21st - June 2nd
added about 1 month ago

First Amendment Gallery is pleased to present “Style Is The Message”, a solo exhibition of new work from 123Klan. Join us for the opening reception Thursday, April 21, 2016, from 6:30-9:30PM. The event is free and open to the public. Klor & Scien of 123Klan have produced a phenomenal collection exclusively for “Style Is The Message”, influenced by the unique Bay Area and...   [more]

Opening: April 21st   6:30 PM - 9:30 PM


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Featured-02d118e1f22c858239de6a0f4a26280b Jessica Dickinson: Are:

Altman Siegel Gallery    union square/civic center
49 Geary St.
San Francisco, CA 94108
415.576.9300
http://altmansiegel.com
April 28th - July 2nd
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Altman Siegel is pleased to present Jessica Dickinson’s second solo exhibition with the gallery titled Are:. Featuring new paintings and drawings, Are: continues the artist’s investigation into themes of time and matter, exploring the sensation of thought and its engagement with the peripheral and minor. "Making this body of work was anchored by this sentence: 'A light here required a shadow there.'*...   [more]

Opening: April 28th   5:30 PM - 7:30 PM


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Featured-02d118e1f22c858239de6a0f4a26280b Joan Brown: Presence Known

Anglim Gilbert Gallery - Minnesota Street Project    potrero district
1275 Minnesota Street
San Francisco, CA 94107
http://www.anglimgilbertgallery.com
May 18th - July 2nd
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Anglim Gilbert Gallery is pleased to announce Presence Known, a solo exhibition of paintings and works on paper by Joan Brown (1938 - 1990). Works in the exhibition, dating from 1974 to 1981, are distinguished examples of the technique and subject matter Brown developed in the seventies. Her large figure paintings, painted in a stylized flattened perspective, became a forum for discussing life’s e...   [more]


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Featured-02d118e1f22c858239de6a0f4a26280b Ranu Mukherjee: Extracted

Asian Art Museum    union square/civic center
200 Larkin St.
San Francisco, CA 94102
415.581.3500
http://www.asianart.org/
November 6th, 2015 - August 14th
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Where is the line between history and mythology? In Extracted, artist Ranu Mukherjee eclipses the boundaries between the two, placing them in the same universe. Commissioned for the Asian Art Museum’s 50th anniversary, this new exhibition draws inspiration from California’s Gold Rush, the Chinese Exclusion Act of 1882, the ancient text The Classic of Mountain and Seas, and the museum...   [more]

Opening: November 6th, 2015   10:00 AM - 5:00 PM


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Featured-02d118e1f22c858239de6a0f4a26280b Zero to 50+ Timeline

Asian Art Museum    union square/civic center
200 Larkin St.
San Francisco, CA 94102
415.581.3500
http://www.asianart.org/
February 2nd - July 1st
added 4 months ago

Take a walk through history. A 50th anniversary timeline installation on the museum’s first floor will let you trace the history of the Asian Art Museum along with major events in San Francisco and beyond. The installation, featuring photographs and video displays, will show the linked history of the museum and its home city. An interactive feature will invite visitors to contribute their...   [more]

Opening: February 2nd   10:00 AM - 5:00 PM


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Featured-02d118e1f22c858239de6a0f4a26280b Mother-of-Pearl Lacquerware from Korea

Asian Art Museum    union square/civic center
200 Larkin St.
San Francisco, CA 94102
415.581.3500
http://www.asianart.org/
April 29th - October 23rd
added about 1 month ago

Featuring 25 objects, most from the museum’s collection, Mother-of-Pearl Lacquerware from Korea showcases the significance of Korean mother-of-pearl lacquerwares, highlighting aspects of their aesthetics, creation, use and conservation. It will be the first in-depth exhibition in the United States to explore this remarkable subject matter. Organized by the Asian Art Museum.   [more]

Opening: April 29th   10:00 AM - 5:00 PM


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Featured-02d118e1f22c858239de6a0f4a26280b Leo Bersamina, Chris Duncan, Kristin Farr, Jenny Sharaf, Victoria Wagner, Amber Jean Young: I Look for Clues in Your Dreams

Berkeley Art Center    east bay
1275 Walnut Street
Berkeley, CA 94709
(510) 644-6893
http://www.berkeleyartcenter.org/
May 21st - July 17th
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BAC Agility Projects presents: I Look for Clues in Your Dreamscurated by Heather MarxOpening Reception: Saturday, May 21 6 - 8 pmwith a special acapella performance by Victoria Wagner and members of the CCA community This vibrant exhibition will feature new and existing work by Leo Bersamina, Chris Duncan, Kristin Farr, Jenny Sharaf, Victoria Wagner and Amber Jean Young. It explores Northern Cal...   [more]

Opening: May 21st   6:00 PM - 8:00 PM


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Featured-02d118e1f22c858239de6a0f4a26280b Group Show: Architecture of Life

Berkeley Art Museum and Pacific Film Archive    east bay
2155 Center Street
Berkeley, CA 94720
510.642.0808
http://www.bampfa.berkeley.edu
January 31st - May 29th
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Architecture of Life, the inaugural exhibition in BAMPFA's landmark new building, explores the ways that architecture—as concept, metaphor, and practice—illuminates various aspects of life experience: the nature of the self and psyche, the fundamental structures of reality, and the power of the imagination to reshape our world. Occupying every gallery in the new building, designed by Di...   [more]


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Featured-02d118e1f22c858239de6a0f4a26280b Free First Thursdays @ BAMPFA

Berkeley Art Museum and Pacific Film Archive    east bay
2155 Center Street
Berkeley, CA 94720
510.642.0808
http://www.bampfa.berkeley.edu
March 3rd - December 1st
added 4 months ago

First Thursdays are a great time to visit BAMPFA. The galleries are free all day the first Thursday of each month.   [more]

Opening: February 9th   6:00 PM - 8:00 PM


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Featured-02d118e1f22c858239de6a0f4a26280b Robert Sagerman: Cumulus

Brian Gross Fine Art    potrero district
248 Utah Street
San Francisco, CA 94103
415.788.1050
http://www.briangrossfineart.com/
May 14th - July 2nd
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Brian Gross Fine Art is pleased to announce Cumulus, a solo exhibition of new paintings by New York artist Robert Sagerman, opening Saturday, May 14 with a reception for the artist from 4–6 pm and an artist talk at 3:30 pm. In his newest body of work, Robert Sagerman explores swirling fields of monochromatic color created through the methodical and meditative application of daubs of oil pain...   [more]

Opening: May 14th   4:00 PM - 6:00 PM


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Featured-02d118e1f22c858239de6a0f4a26280b Showing Off: Identity and Display in Asian Costume

Cantor Arts Center    peninsula/south bay
Stanford University, 328 Lomita Dr.
Stanford, CA 94305-5060
650.723.4177
http://museum.stanford.edu/
October 14th, 2015 - November 7th
added 7 months ago

Fashion is a form of language. What we wear broadcasts critical information about us and serves as a visible indicator of social rank, profession, ethnicity, or status. This exhibition of Asian textiles and other works from the Cantor’s collection demonstrates how costume and objects of personal adornment functioned as a method of identification and display from the late 18th century to today. Ra...   [more]


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Featured-02d118e1f22c858239de6a0f4a26280b Mining the Ancient

Cantor Arts Center    peninsula/south bay
Stanford University, 328 Lomita Dr.
Stanford, CA 94305-5060
650.723.4177
http://museum.stanford.edu/
October 14th, 2015 - August 22nd
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Artists throughout the ages have looked to the past to unearth inspiration. Mining the Ancientpresents the work of six contemporary artists who take their cue from the language of the ancient and find inspiration for their sculptural practices in fragments of the past. Juxtaposed with key historical works from the Cantor’s ancient art collection, this group exhibition explores the ways in which som...   [more]


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Featured-02d118e1f22c858239de6a0f4a26280b Figuration/Abstraction: Highlights from the Collection

Cantor Arts Center    peninsula/south bay
Stanford University, 328 Lomita Dr.
Stanford, CA 94305-5060
650.723.4177
http://museum.stanford.edu/
November 11th, 2015 - August 22nd
added 6 months ago

Dual installations reflect the split between figuration and abstraction that began in the early 1900s and grew over the course of the 20th century. The chasm between these two styles was not impassable, though—many artists made work that could slip fluidly from one category to the next, including celebrated Bay Area painter Richard Diebenkorn, whose work is featured in both installations. F...   [more]


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Featured-02d118e1f22c858239de6a0f4a26280b Family Programs at Cantor Arts Center

Cantor Arts Center    peninsula/south bay
Stanford University, 328 Lomita Dr.
Stanford, CA 94305-5060
650.723.4177
http://museum.stanford.edu/
February 2nd - January 1st, 2026
added 4 months ago

Bring art alive for your family! Themes for tours and art-making activities change every Sunday. While all ages are welcome, the program is designed for ages 5 and above. If you have any questions regarding these programs, please contact cantorfamilies@stanford.edu. Family Tours
Docents lead family-friendly tours at 12:30, 1, 1:30, and 2 pm every Sunday. Explore objects through close looking that...   [more]

Opening: February 4th   6:00 PM - 8:00 PM


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Featured-02d118e1f22c858239de6a0f4a26280b James Tissot, Jean-Baptiste Camille Corot, Camille Pissaro: Into the Forest: Landscape as Subject and Studio in 19th-Century France

Cantor Arts Center    peninsula/south bay
Stanford University, 328 Lomita Dr.
Stanford, CA 94305-5060
650.723.4177
http://museum.stanford.edu/
February 3rd - August 8th
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This installation of prints, drawings, and photographs explores how French artists depicted the landscape in the modern age and approached making art “en plein air” (in the open air). The phenomenon of making art outdoors took shape in the early decades of the 19th century with the experimental Barbizon School of painters and fully flourished under the Impressionists. Exhibition highlights...   [more]


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Featured-02d118e1f22c858239de6a0f4a26280b Federico Barocci, Parmigianino, Hendrick Goltzius, Annibale Carracci, Marcantonio Raimondi, Giorgio Ghisi, Cornelis Cort: Myth, Allegory, and Faith: The Kirk Edward Long Collection of Mannerist Prints

Cantor Arts Center    peninsula/south bay
Stanford University, 328 Lomita Dr.
Stanford, CA 94305-5060
650.723.4177
http://museum.stanford.edu/
February 10th - June 20th
added 6 months ago

Selected from the Kirk Edward Long collection of 16th-century prints, this exhibition illuminates the development of the Mannerist style in Italy, traces its dissemination and adaptation for both secular and religious purposes, and follows its eventual transformation into the Baroque style at the end of the century. The exhibition features some 140 engravings, etchings, woodcuts, and chiaroscuro wo...   [more]

Opening: February 10th   6:00 PM - 8:00 PM



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