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Featured-e646e9fca793ac2085bf950fdae0ddcd Seductive Ideas Celebrity and Gender from Ukiyo-e to Anime With Miryam Sas

Asian Art Museum    union square/civic center
200 Larkin St.
San Francisco, CA 94102
415.581.3500
http://www.asianart.org/
February 26th 7:00 PM - 8:00 PM
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Miryam Sas, Professor of Comparative Literature and Film & Media at UC Berkeley, explains why people loved and copied Edo period style and (sometimes deviant) gender arts, with examples from Edo comics, from the great "how-to" style book (The Structure of Iki [Style] by Kuki Shūzō), from experimental theater (Kara Jūrō) and Superflat art, and from recent anime that reveal the workings of celebrity an...   [more]

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Featured-e646e9fca793ac2085bf950fdae0ddcd Lily Havey: Author Reading with Lily Havey

Asian Art Museum    union square/civic center
200 Larkin St.
San Francisco, CA 94102
415.581.3500
http://www.asianart.org/
February 21st 2:00 PM - 4:00 PM
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Author Lily Havey will read from her memoir, "Gasa Gasa Girl Goes to Camp," combining storytelling, illustrations and personal photographs to recount her youth in two Japanese American prison camps during World War II. Havey will present watercolors and other artwork from her book, followed by a Q&A session. Book signing after the reading in South Court outside the store entrance.   [more]

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Featured-e646e9fca793ac2085bf950fdae0ddcd Courtesans, Cooks, Samurai and Servants Seduction: Japan’s Floating World Opening Party

Asian Art Museum    union square/civic center
200 Larkin St.
San Francisco, CA 94102
415.581.3500
http://www.asianart.org/
February 19th 7:00 PM - 11:00 PM
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“Seduction”reveals the urban pleasures of Edo-period Japan (1615-1868) through more than 60 works of art, including paintings, kimonos and an almost 58-foot-long handscroll vividly portraying a visit to the Yoshiwara—Edo’s most celebrated pleasure district. Join us Thurs, Feb 19, 7–11 pm for Seduction’s opening party: Courtesans, Cooks, Samurai and Servants.Inte...   [more]

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Featured-e646e9fca793ac2085bf950fdae0ddcd Lunar New Year Celebration: The Year of the Ram

Asian Art Museum    union square/civic center
200 Larkin St.
San Francisco, CA 94102
415.581.3500
http://www.asianart.org/
February 8th 10:30 AM - 4:00 PM
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Roll in the Year of the Ram with talented dancers, musicians and stilt walkers at the Asian Art Museum’s annual Lunar New Year Celebration. Students from the Chinese American International School and China Dance School and Theatre present traditional and modern music, as well as dances from China to kick off the Lunar New Year. Join in with a playful student-arranged version of the lion dance, wh...   [more]

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Featured-e646e9fca793ac2085bf950fdae0ddcd The Printer’s Eye: Ukiyo-e from the Grabhorn Collection

Asian Art Museum    union square/civic center
200 Larkin St.
San Francisco, CA 94102
415.581.3500
http://www.asianart.org/
February 20th - May 10th
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The Printer’s Eye introduces 88 works from the Grabhorn Collection, which was donated to the Asian Art Museum in 2005. Ukiyo-e, or “pictures of the floating world,” is the term for woodblock prints made to celebrate the myriad pleasures and activities available to urban residents during Japan’s long Edo period (1615–1868). The exhibition unpacks the oft-arcane subject mat...   [more]

Opening: February 20th   10:00 AM - 5:00 PM


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Featured-e646e9fca793ac2085bf950fdae0ddcd Seduction: Japan’s Floating World The John C. Weber Collection

Asian Art Museum    union square/civic center
200 Larkin St.
San Francisco, CA 94102
415.581.3500
http://www.asianart.org/
February 20th - May 10th
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Seduction: Japan’s Floating World explores the creative explosion unleashed by the new entertainment districts established in Edo (present-day Tokyo) during the late 1600s. Both a state of mind and a locale, the term “floating world” refers to the pleasures available in brothel districts and Kabuki theaters of the city, whose population approached a million by the end of the century....   [more]

Opening: May 11th   10:00 AM - 5:00 PM


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Featured-e646e9fca793ac2085bf950fdae0ddcd Molissa Fenley: Performance Series: Molissa Fenley and Company

Mills College Art Museum    other (outside main areas)
5000 MacArthur Blvd.
Oakland, CA 94613
510.430.2164
http://mcam.mills.edu
February 7th 2:00 PM - 3:00 PM
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FEB 7, 20152:00 PM, ART MUSEUMMolissa Fenley and Company (Christiana Axelsen, Rebecca Chaleff, and Molissa Fenley) performs three phenomenal works in the museum—Dance an Impossible Space (2013), On the Other Ocean (2000), and Entrance (2014) Molissa Fenley founded her dance company in 1977 and has created over 80 dance works during her continuing career. Her work has been presented throughou...   [more]

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Featured-e646e9fca793ac2085bf950fdae0ddcd Tomas Nakada: Diaspora

Gallery Paule Anglim    union square/civic center
14 Geary St.
San Francisco, CA 94108
415.433.2710
http://www.gallerypauleanglim.com/
February 11th - March 21st
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Featured-e646e9fca793ac2085bf950fdae0ddcd Pamela Wilson-Ryckman: Berlin Stories

Gallery Paule Anglim    union square/civic center
14 Geary St.
San Francisco, CA 94108
415.433.2710
http://www.gallerypauleanglim.com/
February 11th - March 21st
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Featured-e646e9fca793ac2085bf950fdae0ddcd Alec Soth: Songbook

Fraenkel Gallery    union square/civic center
49 Geary Street, 4th floor
San Francisco, CA 94108
415.981.2661
http://www.fraenkelgallery.com
February 5th - April 4th
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Fraenkel Gallery is pleased to announce our first solo exhibition of the work of Alec Soth. On view from February 5 – April 4, 2015, Alec Soth: Songbook will feature approximately 20 new and never-before-seen photographs. Celebrated for his haunting and influential portraits and landscapes in such acclaimed books as Sleeping by the Mississippi, Broken Manual, and NIAGARA, Alec Soth has recen...   [more]

Opening: February 5th   5:30 PM - 7:30 PM


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Featured-e646e9fca793ac2085bf950fdae0ddcd Ze’ev Aleksandrowicz: Poland and Palestine

The Contemporary Jewish Museum    soma
736 Mission Street, (between 3rd and 4th st.)
San Francisco, CA 94103
415.655.7800
http://thecjm.org
February 26th - March 24th
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An exhibition of portraits made in the 1930s by photographer Ze’ev Aleksandrowicz (b. 1905, Krakow; d. 1992, Tel Aviv). After his death, his family discovered his life’s work—over 15,000 negatives. These images show their subjects in two distinct cultural contexts—in the streets of Kraków and in distant Palestine. In turn, the photographs become the starting point for te...   [more]

Opening: February 26th   6:00 PM - 8:00 PM


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Featured-e646e9fca793ac2085bf950fdae0ddcd Péter Forgács: Letters to Afar

The Contemporary Jewish Museum    soma
736 Mission Street, (between 3rd and 4th st.)
San Francisco, CA 94103
415.655.7800
http://thecjm.org
February 26th - March 24th
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Budapest-based filmmaker and video-artist Péter Forgács, along with the New York City-based band The Klezmatics, revisit amateur movies made by Jewish immigrants from the US who visited their hometowns in Poland during the 1920–30s. Several decades later, Forgács rewrites these “visual postcards” of poignant family reunions and everyday life in small towns as an i...   [more]

Opening: February 26th   6:00 PM - 8:00 PM


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Featured-e646e9fca793ac2085bf950fdae0ddcd Elizabeth L. Tracy: Constructing Paradise

425 California Lobby Gallery    financial district/wharf
425 California St.
San Francisco, CA
January 5th - March 27th
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