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Featured-02d118e1f22c858239de6a0f4a26280b Group Show: Motel Mademoiselle

1AM SF    soma
1000 Howard Street
San Francisco, CA 94103
415-861-5089
http://www.1amgallery.com
August 25th - September 15th
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A visual tribute to the most gracefully rebellious souls, “Motel Mademoiselle” features a body of work that seduces you into an alternate reality where the Queen is King and the Lady is the Law… Join us Thursday, August 25th, from 6:30-9:30pm for an opening reception. Beats provided by B-Side Brujas!Check in and celebrate a collection of women who invite you, through their eyes, into a vibr...   [more]

Opening: August 25th   6:30 PM - 9:30 PM


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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
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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 Srimongkol Darawali, Kunlin He, Becca Levine, Nicholas Makanna, and Soraya Sharghi: What Now?

Andrea Schwartz Gallery    soma
545 4th Street
San Francisco, CA 94107
415.495.2090
http://www.asgallery.com
August 3rd - September 1st
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ASG - SFAI MFA Highlights, What Now?Opening Reception: Wednesday, August 3rdArtists: Srimongkol Darawali, Kunlin He, Becca Levine, Nicolas Makanna, and Soraya SharghiPanel Discussion: Thursday, August 18th - what to expect after graduation   [more]

Opening: August 3rd   5:30 PM - 7:30 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
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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
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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
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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 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
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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 Sojourner Truth, Photography, and the Fight Against Slavery

Berkeley Art Museum and Pacific Film Archive    east bay
2155 Center Street
Berkeley, CA 94720
510.642.0808
http://www.bampfa.berkeley.edu
July 27th - October 23rd
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Runaway slave Sojourner Truth gained fame in the nineteenth century as an abolitionist, feminist, and orator. This exhibition showcases the photographic carte de visite portraits of Truth that she sold at lectures and by mail as a way of making a living. Cartes de visite, similar in format to calling cards, were a new mode of mass communication in the 1850s that quickly became relatively inexpensi...   [more]


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Featured-02d118e1f22c858239de6a0f4a26280b Buddhist Art From the Roof of the World

Berkeley Art Museum and Pacific Film Archive    east bay
2155 Center Street
Berkeley, CA 94720
510.642.0808
http://www.bampfa.berkeley.edu
July 27th - November 27th
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Artists from India, Tibet, and Nepal have for centuries created sculptures and paintings as a window into a divine Buddhist reality. Buddhist Art from the Roof of the World explores the spiritual meaning of over thirty exceptional works, highlighting their role within the Buddhist doctrine. The centerpiece of the exhibition is a rare fourteenth-century monumental gilt-bronze Buddha from Tibet seated in t...   [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
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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 - October 10th
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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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