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Featured-02d118e1f22c858239de6a0f4a26280b Jenny Odell: In That Case: Havruta in Contemporary Art—Jenny Odell and Philip Buscemi

The Contemporary Jewish Museum    soma
736 Mission Street, (between 3rd and 4th st.)
San Francisco, CA 94103
January 28th - June 26th - closing today
added 6 months ago

Dialogue has always been an integral part of learning in traditional Jewish contexts. Now, The Contemporary Jewish Museum repurposes the centuries-old practice of havruta—the study of religious texts by people in pairs—for the contemporary art community. San Francisco-based artist Jenny Odell collaborates with stylist and window designer Philip Buscemi for this next installation of the exhi...   [more]

Opening: January 28th   6:00 PM - 8:00 PM

Featured-02d118e1f22c858239de6a0f4a26280b Who We Be

Cantor Arts Center    peninsula/south bay
Stanford University, 328 Lomita Dr.
Stanford, CA 94305-5060
March 30th - June 27th - closing tomorrow
added 5 months ago

This exhibition takes a close examination of visual culture—particularly images, works, and ideas in the contemporary arts, justice movements, and popular culture to reflect on North American demographic and cultural change and cultural politics—since 1965. From the Watts uprising to the #BlackLivesMatter movement, from multiculturalism through hip­hop to the reception of post­...   [more]

Featured-02d118e1f22c858239de6a0f4a26280b Libby Black, Serena Cole: Libby Black // A Light That Never Goes Out and Serena Cole // Let Me Look at You

Gallery 16    soma
501 3rd St.
San Francisco, CA 94107
May 13th - June 30th - closing in 4 days
added 2 months ago

Gallery 16 is excited to welcome Libby Black and Serena Cole for their first solo exhibitions with the gallery. Libby Black will install a major body of work consisting of her signature paper sculptures, as well as a group of new paintings. Serena Cole will present a series of portraiture made with her meticulous and exacting draftsmanship.   [more]

Opening: May 13th   6:00 PM - 9:00 PM

Featured-02d118e1f22c858239de6a0f4a26280b Bridget Riley: The Interactive Character of Color, 1970 - 2014

John Berggruen Gallery    union square/civic center
228 Grant Ave.
San Francisco, CA 94108
April 27th - June 30th - closing in 4 days
added about 1 month ago

John Berggruen Gallery is pleased to present a solo exhibition by Bridget Riley, the artist’s first exhibition in San Francisco. Bridget Riley: The Interactive Character of Color, 1970-2014 will feature a contemporary and historical selection of Riley’s seminal color paintings, which shed light on her experimentation with color, form, light, and tone. Through her careful geometric stu...   [more]

Opening: April 27th   5:30 PM - 7:30 PM

Featured-02d118e1f22c858239de6a0f4a26280b Peter & Madeline Powell: ALL PILED UP photorealist paintings by Peter & Madeline Powell

Scott Richards Contemporary Art    union square/civic center
251 Post Street , Suite 425
San Francisco, CA 94108
June 2nd - June 30th - closing in 4 days
added about 1 month ago

Husband and wife team Peter and Madeline Powell will present All Piled Up, their debut exhibition of photorealistic still life paintings at Scott Richards Contemporary Art, during the month of June 2016. A cocktail reception for the artists will be held on Thursday, June 2, and the exhibition continues through June 30.In what they describe as a “creative alliance”, Peter and Madeline...   [more]

Opening: June 2nd   5:30 PM - 7:30 PM

Featured-02d118e1f22c858239de6a0f4a26280b 19TH UNITED STATES OF ASIAN AMERICA FESTIVAL: CIVIL DIS(PLACE)MENT

SOMArts Cultural Center    soma
934 Brannan @ 8th
San Francisco, CA 94103
(415) 552-1770
April 29th - June 30th - closing in 4 days
added 3 months ago

19TH UNITED STATES OF ASIAN AMERICA FESTIVAL: CIVIL DIS(PLACE)MENT An artistic showcase of San Francisco’s Pacific Islander and Asian American communities during Asian Pacific Heritage Month in SF SAN FRANCISCO, April 5, 2016 - Asian Pacific Islander Cultural Center (APICC) is proud to present 20 multidisciplinary arts programs and events throughout San Francisco from April 29 through June...   [more]

Featured-02d118e1f22c858239de6a0f4a26280b Zero to 50+ Timeline

Asian Art Museum    union square/civic center
200 Larkin St.
San Francisco, CA 94102
February 2nd - July 1st - closing in 5 days
added 5 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

Featured-02d118e1f22c858239de6a0f4a26280b Cameron Rowland: Installation: Cameron Rowland

CCA Wattis Institute    potrero district
Kent and Vicki Logan Galleries, 360 Kansas Street (between 16th and 17th streets)
San Francisco, CA 94103
September 29th, 2015 - July 1st - closing in 5 days
added 5 months ago

Cameron Rowland has been commissioned to produce an artwork that is currently installed in our dedicated events space. Using its non-profit status, Rowland has registered CCA and the Wattis Institute as a buyer from the California Prison Industry Authority. Products manufactured under the CALPIA program comprise Rowland's work that will be on view at all public events taking place at the Wattis...   [more]

Featured-02d118e1f22c858239de6a0f4a26280b Jessica Dickinson: Are:

Altman Siegel Gallery    union square/civic center
49 Geary St.
San Francisco, CA 94108
April 28th - July 2nd - closing in 6 days
added about 1 month ago

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

Featured-02d118e1f22c858239de6a0f4a26280b Joan Brown: Presence Known

Anglim Gilbert Gallery - Minnesota Street Project    potrero district
1275 Minnesota Street
San Francisco, CA 94107
May 18th - July 2nd - closing in 6 days
added 28 days ago

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]

Featured-02d118e1f22c858239de6a0f4a26280b Robert Sagerman: Cumulus

Brian Gross Fine Art    potrero district
248 Utah Street
San Francisco, CA 94103
May 14th - July 2nd - closing in 6 days
added about 1 month ago

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

Featured-02d118e1f22c858239de6a0f4a26280b Robert Kingston: Robert Kingston

Dolby Chadwick Gallery    union square/civic center
210 Post Street, Suite 205
San Francisco, CA 94108
June 2nd - July 2nd - closing in 6 days
added 15 days ago

It is with great pleasure that Dolby Chadwick Gallery announces an exhibition presenting the work of painter Robert Kingston, opening on June 2, 2016. The artist's fourth show with the gallery will feature large-scale works in acrylic on canvas. Kingston's thoughtful and evocative paintings reference Abstract Expressionism in a lyrical, reflective vein, their energy pulling us inward—the vi...   [more]

Featured-02d118e1f22c858239de6a0f4a26280b Ai Weiwei: Ai Weiwei: Overrated

Haines Gallery    union square/civic center
49 Geary St., Suite 540
San Francisco, CA 94108
April 28th - July 2nd - closing in 6 days
added 3 months ago

This spring, Haines Gallery presents an exhibition of impor­tant works by the internationally renowned Chinese artist and activist Ai Weiwei. Entitled Overrated, the exhibition finds the artist grappling with history, challenging authority, and reanimating classical mythology to address the abuses of power that shape our present. The show is the first in Haines Gallery’s redesigned exhibition s...   [more]

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

Featured-02d118e1f22c858239de6a0f4a26280b Matt Paweski: Solo Exhibition

Ratio 3    mission
2831A Mission St.
San Francisco, CA 94110
May 20th - July 2nd - closing in 6 days
added about 1 month ago

Opening: May 20th   6:00 PM - 8:00 PM

Featured-02d118e1f22c858239de6a0f4a26280b Kenneth Josephson: The Light of Coincidence

Robert Koch Gallery    union square/civic center
49 Geary St., Suite 550
San Francisco, CA 94108
April 28th - July 2nd - closing in 6 days
added about 1 month ago

Robert Koch Gallery is pleased to announce Kenneth Josephson: The Light of Coincidence in conjunction with the recent release of his latest monograph of the same title. Josephson has long been recognized as one of the early and most influential American practitioners of conceptual photography. The exhibition will showcase Josephson’s ground breaking and highly experimental black and white phot...   [more]

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

Featured-02d118e1f22c858239de6a0f4a26280b Morehshin Allahyari, Jeffrey Skoller, Slinko, Ehren Tool: Postscripts to Revolution

Southern Exposure    mission
3030 20th Street
San Francisco, CA 94110
June 3rd - July 2nd - closing in 6 days
added 25 days ago

ostscripts to Revolutioninvites viewers to consider the distinctions between war and revolution and how we remember, react to, or imagine systemic change. In revisiting and engaging with specific or fictive histories, the artists confront both the failures and potentialities of revolution. They grapple with the calls for radical change even while aware of its frequently tragic outcomes. Revolutiona...   [more]

Opening: June 3rd   7:00 PM - 9:00 PM

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