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CURRENT EXHIBITS [75]


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Featured-02d118e1f22c858239de6a0f4a26280b Pauletta Chanco: Pauletta Chanco--Apres Fragonard

425 California Lobby Gallery    financial district/wharf
425 California St.
San Francisco, CA
June 18th - September 9th
added 18 days ago

Pauletta Chanco was inspired to paint this series after looking long and carefully at Jean-Honore Fragonard's paintings in Paris. While his compositions are representational, there was a freedom and flamboyance in his finished works that fascinated Chanco. While her paintings are abstract, she was able to bring the essence of his dynamic brushstrokes onto her own surfaces.   [more]


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Featured-02d118e1f22c858239de6a0f4a26280b Nate Boyce: Repossession Sequence

Altman Siegel Gallery    union square/civic center
49 Geary St.
San Francisco, CA 94108
415.576.9300
http://altmansiegel.com
July 7th - August 27th
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Altman Siegel is pleased to present Repossession Sequence, an exhibition by San Francisco-based artist Nate Boyce. For his second solo exhibition at the gallery, Boyce presents steel sculptures, a series of wall reliefs and a looping video compilation from his ongoing project Repossession Sequence. Carving structure and form into bodies of steel, Boyce draws explicit parallels between drawing and scu...   [more]

Opening: July 7th   5:30 PM - 7:30 PM


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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
added 8 months ago

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 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 4 months 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 Libby Black, Jennie Ottinger, George Pfau, Andrew Witrak: BAC Agility Projects presents: Quiet Please: The Mental Game of Art and Tennis

Berkeley Art Center    east bay
1275 Walnut Street
Berkeley, CA 94709
(510) 644-6893
http://www.berkeleyartcenter.org/
July 30th - August 28th
added 25 days ago

As part of The Agility Projects series, Berkeley Art Center is proud to present Quiet Please, an exhibition that examines the call and response relationship between artist and viewer using the sport of tennis as a metaphor to this exchange. Artists Libby Black, Jennie Ottinger, George Pfau, and Andrew Witrak present drawings, sculpture and animation that use tennis as a way to comment on human psychology: prese...   [more]

Opening: July 30th   6:00 PM - 8:00 PM


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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 6 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 Cecilia Edefalk: MATRIX 261 / Cecilia Edefalk

Berkeley Art Museum and Pacific Film Archive    east bay
2155 Center Street
Berkeley, CA 94720
510.642.0808
http://www.bampfa.berkeley.edu
June 29th - October 16th
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06.29.2016 Opening Reception and gallery walkthrough with artist and curator. Included with BAMPFA admission. MATRIX 261 features the work of Stockholm-based artist Cecilia Edefalk (b. 1954), whose work probes the uncertain nature of historical memory, time, and the visionary role of light. While Edefalk’s practice is intuitive and deeply personal, she variously explores notions of original...   [more]

Opening: June 29th   6:30 PM - 8:00 PM


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Featured-02d118e1f22c858239de6a0f4a26280b Isaac Vazquez Avila, Michael Berens, Lark Buckingham, José Joaquin Figueroa, Clement Hil Goldberg, Jin Zhu: The 46th 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
June 29th - August 7th
added 3 months ago

Each year, BAMPFA teams up with the University of California, Berkeley Department of Art Practice to exhibit the work of their graduates. This year’s MFA graduates are Isaac Vazquez Avila, Michael Berens, Lark Buckingham, José Joaquin Figueroa, Clement Hil Goldberg, and Jin Zhu. Be among the first to encounter the work of these six exceptional artists as they embark on their careers. 07.01.2016 @ 6PMOpen...   [more]

Opening: July 1st   6:00 PM - 8:00 PM


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Featured-02d118e1f22c858239de6a0f4a26280b CHEN Honshu, Dai Jin, Sun Junze: Summer Trees Casting Shade

Berkeley Art Museum and Pacific Film Archive    east bay
2155 Center Street
Berkeley, CA 94720
510.642.0808
http://www.bampfa.berkeley.edu
July 6th - September 25th
added 11 days ago

Summer Trees Casting Shade celebrates BAMPFA’s acclaimed Chinese painting collection with over fifty works dating from the twelfth to eighteenth centuries. The diverse subject matter—from monumental landscapes to intimate views of quiet gardens, and from figures of lofty gentlemen to seldom-depicted street characters—highlights the richness of the collection. BAMPFA has lo...   [more]


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Featured-02d118e1f22c858239de6a0f4a26280b Mark Rothko, Ad Reinhardt, Peter Paul Rubens, Francisco Goya, Albrecht Dürer, and many more...: Berkeley Eye: Perspectives on 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
July 13th - December 11th
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The University of California, Berkeley began collecting art shortly after its founding in 1868. Bacon Hall Library and Art Museum opened on campus in 1881 and several of the works donated to the University on this occasion form the historic heart of BAMPFA’s collection, making it one of the oldest art museums on the West Coast. Although a number of significant works were purchased, most have be...   [more]


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Featured-02d118e1f22c858239de6a0f4a26280b Nancy Calef, Amy Banker etc.: Literature and Art

Berkeley Central Arts Passage    east bay
2055 Center Street, (between Shattuck and Milvia)
Berkeley , CA 94704
510-549-2977
http://www.kala.org/
June 3rd - September 9th
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This show focuses on how Literature and Art are often combined and through the combination enhance each other.. . . It also brings to the public a much broader view of art and literature than most people have thought about and begins at the time the Book Fair comes to downtown Berkeley, California. http://expressionsgallery.orghttp://nancycalefgallery.com   [more]

Opening: June 3rd   4:00 PM - 7:00 PM


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Featured-02d118e1f22c858239de6a0f4a26280b Group Show: Literature and Art

Berkeley Central Arts Passage    east bay
2055 Center Street, (between Shattuck and Milvia)
Berkeley , CA 94704
510-549-2977
http://www.kala.org/
June 3rd - September 9th
added about 1 month ago

This show focuses on how Literature and Art are often combined and through the combination enhance each other. Sometimes it is by Calligraphy, or by art that incorporates words, or it is a poet who meets an artist and they each interpret each others work or the poet is also an artist and illustrates his/how own works. Sometimes it is by illustration of a story or book that is presented in different me...   [more]

Opening: June 3rd   6:00 PM - 8:00 PM


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Featured-02d118e1f22c858239de6a0f4a26280b Ed Moses: LA – SAN FRANCISCO

Brian Gross Fine Art    potrero district
248 Utah Street
San Francisco, CA 94103
415.788.1050
http://www.briangrossfineart.com/
July 9th - August 27th
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ED MOSES LA – SAN FRANCISCO July 9 – August 27, 2016 Opening reception: Saturday, July 9, 4:00-6:00 pm In celebration of his 90th birthday, Brian Gross Fine Art is pleased to announce the opening of an exhibition of new paintings by internationally renowned artist, Ed Moses. ED MOSES: LA – SAN FRANCISCO opens July 9, 2016, with a reception from 4:00 – 6:00...   [more]

Opening: July 9th   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
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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 8 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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