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Reception for Exhibitions \;David Park: Personal Perspe ctives \;and \;The Human Spirit: Contemporary Figuration as an Expr ession of Humanism

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In the South Gallery

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DAVID PARK: PERSON AL PERSPECTIVES

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Celebrating its 80th Anniversary\, the Art Center w ill present companion exhibitions that trace the human figure as vehicle in Bay Area art.  \;Scheduled for March 19 &ndash\; May 22\, 2016\, the e xhibitions \;David Park: Personal Perspectives \;and \;The Huma n Spirit \;with accompanying programming and catalog will focus on the historical and aesthetic development of Bay Area figurative art over the pa st 60 years.

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In the Main and West Galleries

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THE HUMAN SPIRI T: CONTEMPORARY FIGURATION AS AN EXPRESSION OF HUMANISM

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Bridging th e Art Center&rsquo\;s historical role in presenting formative exhibitions o f the in the 1950s\, \;The Human Spirit \;will extend our considera tion of legacy to the work of over 20 contemporary Bay Area artists who hav e expanded the figurative art tradition through paintings\, sculpture\, pho tography\, video\, and performance. This survey will include the work of El mer Bischoff\, Joan Brown\, Terry St. John\, Christopher Brown\, Charles Ga rabedian\, and Enrique Chagoya. Following a highly personal path with exube rant use of materials and iconography\, these artists have forged visual la nguage built on vocabularies including folk\, medieval\, aboriginal\, and o utsider art.

DTEND:20160319T170000 DTSTAMP:20160209T091041 DTSTART:20160319T140000 GEO:37.9380309;-122.3443344 LOCATION:Richmond Art Center\,2540 Barrett Ave. \nRichmond\, CA 94804 SEQUENCE:0 SUMMARY:Opening Reception: David Park: Personal Perspectives and The Human Spirit: Contemporary Figuration as an Expression of Humanity\, David Park UID:409425 END:VEVENT BEGIN:VEVENT DESCRIPTION:

Charcoal and pastel drawings of New York and San Francisc o.

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Susan Grossman's drawings \;feature \;a minima l palette of black\, white\, and gray\, punctuated by primary colors. She f inds compelling subjects and locations by crisscrossing the city and taking numerous photographs. Once in the studio\, Grossman\, like William Kentrid ge\, begins to draw and then obsessively shifts her narrative world away fr om her sources. She re-positions buildings and vehicles while adding and su btracting characters to achieve the final cut. The physicality of her proce ss is crucial to achieve the "just happened"feel of her work.

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As a rt critic Phyllis Braff has said about Grossman's work\, "like many effecti ve metaphors\, the work invites multiple readings. Its intentional ambiguit y is underscored by faceless\, generalized figures and by an open\, non-spe cific narrative. Much implied\, yet nothing is resolved\, lending a compell ing sense of edginess.'

Susan Grossman graduated from Bennington College and received he MFA from B rooklyn College. Ms Grossman has taught at Wesleyan University\, the City C ollege of New York\, and the National Academy of Design School\, and mantai ns a studio in Brooklyn. Her work can be found in numerous private and publ ic collections throughout the United States\, including the Mint Mueseum in North Carolina\, the New York Historical Society\, and numerous one-person exhibitions in New York City and around the United States.

DTEND:20160416 DTSTAMP:20160209T091041 DTSTART:20160303 GEO:37.787698;-122.4042883 LOCATION:Elins Eagles-Smith Gallery\,49 Geary St. Suite 520\nSan Francisco\ , CA 94108 SEQUENCE:0 SUMMARY:Urbanscapes East / West\, Susan Grossman UID:409384 END:VEVENT BEGIN:VEVENT DESCRIPTION:

&ldquo\;Particle and Wave&rdquo\; is a group exhibition of s culpture\, photography and technological media in which artists explore the properties of light. Reflection\, refraction and color theory are used as tools to examine human perception and to consider science and philosophy&rs quo\;s attempts to explain the universe.

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For c enturies\, scientists have debated the nature of light. Does it behave like a particle\, or does it behave like a wave? Current thinking holds that li ght exhibits properties of both particles \;and \;waves. A lthough this explanation works well in the \;science \;of quantum mechanics\, it falls short in terms of broader metaphysical questio ns concerning the essence of light.

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Tim Hawkin son\, one of the artists in this exhibition\, says\, &ldquo\;What artists d o is ask questions without answers.&rdquo\; This exhibition addresses that equivocal examination. \; Included are works by Bruce Conner\, Jim Camp bell\, Jay DeFeo\, Susan Derges\, Tara Donovan\, Adam Fuss\, Tim Hawkinson\ , Werner Klotz\, Emil Lukas\, Marco Maggi\, Gay Outlaw\, Luis Tomasello and others.

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DTEND:20160319 DTSTAMP:20160209T091041 DTSTART:20160206 GEO:37.7662165;-122.4068428 LOCATION:Hosfelt Gallery\,260 Utah Street \nSan Francisco\, CA 94103 SEQUENCE:0 SUMMARY:Particle and Wave\, Bruce Conner\, Jim Campbell\, Jay DeFeo\, Susan Derges\, Tara Donovan\, Adam Fuss\, Tim Hawkinson\, Werner Klotz\, Emil Lu kas\, Marco Maggi\, Gay Outlaw\, Luis Tomasello and others UID:409203 END:VEVENT BEGIN:VEVENT DTEND:20160206T180000 DTSTAMP:20160209T091041 DTSTART:20160206T160000 GEO:37.7662165;-122.4068428 LOCATION:Hosfelt Gallery\,260 Utah Street \nSan Francisco\, CA 94103 SEQUENCE:0 SUMMARY:Particle and Wave\, Jim Campbell\, Bruce Conner\, Jay DeFeo\, Susan Derges\, Tara Donovan\, Adam Fuss\, Tim Hawkinson\, Werner Klotz\, Emil Lu kas\, Marco Maggi\, Luis Tomasello and others\, Gay Outlaw UID:409204 END:VEVENT BEGIN:VEVENT DESCRIPTION:

Take a walk through history. A 50th anniversary timeline installation on the museum&rsquo\;s first

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fl oor will let you trace the history of the Asian Art Museum along with major events in San

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Francisco and beyond. The installation\ , featuring photographs and video displays\, will show

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the linked history of the museum and its home city. An interactive feature will invite visitors to

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contribute their own memories . There will also be an online timeline that will include all the

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content featured in the physical timeline\, alongside museum st ories shared by visitors\, fans

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and staff. Feel free t o create a single description for the physical/digital experiences. From

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programming and events to celebrity sightings and first dates\, the special online experience

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celebrates the unique place t he museum has in our lives.

DTEND:20160701 DTSTAMP:20160209T091041 DTSTART:20160202 GEO:37.7802622;-122.4160294 LOCATION:Asian Art Museum\,200 Larkin St. \nSan Francisco\, CA 94102 SEQUENCE:0 SUMMARY:Zero to 50+ Timeline UID:409138 END:VEVENT BEGIN:VEVENT DTEND:20160202T170000 DTSTAMP:20160209T091041 DTSTART:20160202T100000 GEO:37.7802622;-122.4160294 LOCATION:Asian Art Museum\,200 Larkin St. \nSan Francisco\, CA 94102 SEQUENCE:0 SUMMARY:Zero to 50+ Timeline UID:409139 END:VEVENT BEGIN:VEVENT DESCRIPTION:

Japan&rsquo\;s opening to international trade in the 1850s a fter centuries of selfimposed isolation set off a craze for all things Japa nese among European and North American collectors\, artists and designers. The phenomenon\, dubbed japonisme by French writers\, radically al tered the course of Western art in the modern era. The Asian Art Museum del ves into this sweeping development in the traveling exhibition Looking East: How Japan Inspired Monet\, Van Gogh\, and Other Western Artists. The exhibition features more than 170 works of paintings\, prints\, furnit ure and decorative arts drawn from the acclaimed collection of the Museum o f Fine Arts\, Boston. It traces the West&rsquo\;s growing interest in Japan \, the collecting of Japanese objects\, and the exploration of Japanese sub ject matter and styles. The works shown represent most of the major artisti c movements of the late 19th and early 20th centuries with masterpieces by the great impressionist and post-impressionist painters Vincent van Gogh\, Mary Cassatt\, Edgar Degas\, Paul Gaugin and Claude Monet\, among others. W estern paintings\, prints and other objects are juxtaposed throughout the e xhibition with artworks by celebrated Japanese masters including Kitagawa U tamaro\, Utagawa Hiroshige\, and Katsushika Hokusai.

Orga nized by the Museum of Fine Arts\, Boston. Accompanied by a catalogue.

DTEND:20160207 DTSTAMP:20160209T091041 DTSTART:20151030 GEO:37.7802622;-122.4160294 LOCATION:Asian Art Museum\,200 Larkin St. \nSan Francisco\, CA 94102 SEQUENCE:0 SUMMARY:Looking East UID:409136 END:VEVENT BEGIN:VEVENT DTEND:20151030T170000 DTSTAMP:20160209T091041 DTSTART:20151030T100000 GEO:37.7802622;-122.4160294 LOCATION:Asian Art Museum\,200 Larkin St. \nSan Francisco\, CA 94102 SEQUENCE:0 SUMMARY:Looking East UID:409137 END:VEVENT BEGIN:VEVENT DESCRIPTION:


Where is the line between history and mythology?
In Extracted\, artist Ranu Mukherjee eclipses the boundarie s between the two\, placing them in the same universe through colorful\, co llage-like video\, textiles and works on paper. Drawing inspiration from Ca lifornia&rsquo\;s Gold Rush\, the Chinese Exclusion Act of 1882 and the mus eum&rsquo\;s expansive collection\, Mukherjee invites you into otherworldly landscapes inhabited by miners\, a Chinese goddess with a leopard tail and tiger teeth\, and other fantastical beings. Through its countless layers&m dash\;image over image\, fact mingled with fiction&mdash\;Extracted creates

DTEND:20160814 DTSTAMP:20160209T091041 DTSTART:20151106 GEO:37.7802622;-122.4160294 LOCATION:Asian Art Museum\,200 Larkin St. \nSan Francisco\, CA 94102 SEQUENCE:0 SUMMARY:Extracted\, Ranu Mukjerjee UID:409132 END:VEVENT BEGIN:VEVENT DTEND:20151106T170000 DTSTAMP:20160209T091041 DTSTART:20151106T100000 GEO:37.7802622;-122.4160294 LOCATION:Asian Art Museum\,200 Larkin St. \nSan Francisco\, CA 94102 SEQUENCE:0 SUMMARY:Extracted\, Ranu Mukjerjee UID:409133 END:VEVENT BEGIN:VEVENT DESCRIPTION:

An international loan exhibition of Islamic art organized in collaboration with the

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Walters Art Museum in Baltimore\, Pearl s on a String: Artists\, Patrons\, and Poets at the

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Great Islamic Courts emphasizes the role of human relationships in inspiring and

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sustaining artistic creativity at imperial courts. The exhibit ion spans a geographic range

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from the Bay of Bengal to the Mediterr anean Sea and dates from the 16th to the 18th

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century &mdash\; a pe riod marked by the global movement of ideas and technologies and

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in creased interaction among various cultural and religious communities. P earls on a

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String is organized into three vignettes\, each pivoting around a main protagonist in a

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different century and empire of the Islamic world. Through 64 exquisite artworks\,

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P earls on String tells the stories of a writer in 16th-century Mughal I ndia\, a painter in

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17th-century Safavid Iran\, and a patron in 18t h-century Ottoman Turkey. Organized by

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the Walters Art Museum and the Asian Art Museum. Accompanied by a catalogue.

DTEND:20160508 DTSTAMP:20160209T091041 DTSTART:20160226 GEO:37.7802622;-122.4160294 LOCATION:Asian Art Museum\,200 Larkin St. \nSan Francisco\, CA 94102 SEQUENCE:0 SUMMARY:Pearls on a String: Artists\, Patrons\, and Poets at the Great UID:409130 END:VEVENT BEGIN:VEVENT DTEND:20160226T170000 DTSTAMP:20160209T091041 DTSTART:20160226T100000 GEO:37.7802622;-122.4160294 LOCATION:Asian Art Museum\,200 Larkin St. \nSan Francisco\, CA 94102 SEQUENCE:0 SUMMARY:Pearls on a String: Artists\, Patrons\, and Poets at the Great UID:409131 END:VEVENT BEGIN:VEVENT DESCRIPTION:

Take a Cantor Guide tour this weekend and get the student pe rspective on the Cantor Arts Center! All Stanford undergrads\, the Cantor G uides will direct you through collection highlights\, sharing their favorit e works of art.

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Saturday and Sunday at 4 pm\, February 6 to March 1 3\, meet in Cantor&rsquo\;s main lobby. \;

DTEND:20160313 DTSTAMP:20160209T091041 DTSTART:20160206 GEO:37.4329645;-122.1705594 LOCATION:Cantor Arts Center\,Stanford University 328 Lomita Dr.\nStanford\, CA 94305-5060 SEQUENCE:0 SUMMARY:Cantor Guides-Art Tours\, Diebenkorn\, Hopper\, Rodin UID:408946 END:VEVENT BEGIN:VEVENT DTEND:20160206T170000 DTSTAMP:20160209T091041 DTSTART:20160206T160000 GEO:37.4329645;-122.1705594 LOCATION:Cantor Arts Center\,Stanford University 328 Lomita Dr.\nStanford\, CA 94305-5060 SEQUENCE:0 SUMMARY:Cantor Guides-Art Tours\, Diebenkorn\, Hopper\, Rodin UID:408947 END:VEVENT BEGIN:VEVENT DESCRIPTION:

Drop-in steams on Thursday evenings \;are first come\, f irst steam. Bring your own towel\, robe\, and swimsuit. Bathrooms and drink ing water are provided. Visitors are encouraged to steam in rounds. \;V isitors must be able to kneel and climb in order to steam\, and will be ask ed to sign a liability waiver.

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Steam Work \;is a sculp tural installation by Michael Parker that invites bodily participation in a sensorial experience. At its core is \;Steam Egg 2\, a mirror ed sculpture housing a fully-functioning sauna\, accompanied by suspended c ascading cold rinse pools\, wet and messy seating\, and redwood and ceramic hydration stations built by the artist.

DTEND:20160317T200000 DTSTAMP:20160209T091041 DTSTART:20160317T170000 GEO:37.759224;-122.4110334 LOCATION:Southern Exposure\,3030 20th Street \nSan Francisco\, CA 94110 SEQUENCE:0 SUMMARY:Drop-In Steam Night\, Michael Parker UID:408895 END:VEVENT BEGIN:VEVENT DESCRIPTION:

Drop-in steams on Thursday evenings \;are first come\, f irst steam. Bring your own towel\, robe\, and swimsuit. Bathrooms and drink ing water are provided. Visitors are encouraged to steam in rounds. \;V isitors must be able to kneel and climb in order to steam\, and will be ask ed to sign a liability waiver.

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Steam Work \;is a sculp tural installation by Michael Parker that invites bodily participation in a sensorial experience. At its core is \;Steam Egg 2\, a mirror ed sculpture housing a fully-functioning sauna\, accompanied by suspended c ascading cold rinse pools\, wet and messy seating\, and redwood and ceramic hydration stations built by the artist.

DTEND:20160310T200000 DTSTAMP:20160209T091041 DTSTART:20160310T170000 GEO:37.759224;-122.4110334 LOCATION:Southern Exposure\,3030 20th Street \nSan Francisco\, CA 94110 SEQUENCE:0 SUMMARY:Drop-In Steam Night\, Michael Parker UID:408894 END:VEVENT BEGIN:VEVENT DESCRIPTION:

Drop-in steams on Thursday evenings \;are first come\, f irst steam. Bring your own towel\, robe\, and swimsuit. Bathrooms and drink ing water are provided. Visitors are encouraged to steam in rounds. \;V isitors must be able to kneel and climb in order to steam\, and will be ask ed to sign a liability waiver.

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Steam Work \;is a sculp tural installation by Michael Parker that invites bodily participation in a sensorial experience. At its core is \;Steam Egg 2\, a mirror ed sculpture housing a fully-functioning sauna\, accompanied by suspended c ascading cold rinse pools\, wet and messy seating\, and redwood and ceramic hydration stations built by the artist.

DTEND:20160303T200000 DTSTAMP:20160209T091041 DTSTART:20160303T170000 GEO:37.759224;-122.4110334 LOCATION:Southern Exposure\,3030 20th Street \nSan Francisco\, CA 94110 SEQUENCE:0 SUMMARY:Drop-In Steam Night\, Michael Parker UID:408893 END:VEVENT BEGIN:VEVENT DESCRIPTION:

Drop-in steams on Thursday evenings \;are first come\, f irst steam. Bring your own towel\, robe\, and swimsuit. Bathrooms and drink ing water are provided. Visitors are encouraged to steam in rounds. \;V isitors must be able to kneel and climb in order to steam\, and will be ask ed to sign a liability waiver.

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Steam Work \;is a sculp tural installation by Michael Parker that invites bodily participation in a sensorial experience. At its core is \;Steam Egg 2\, a mirror ed sculpture housing a fully-functioning sauna\, accompanied by suspended c ascading cold rinse pools\, wet and messy seating\, and redwood and ceramic hydration stations built by the artist.

DTEND:20160225T200000 DTSTAMP:20160209T091041 DTSTART:20160225T170000 GEO:37.759224;-122.4110334 LOCATION:Southern Exposure\,3030 20th Street \nSan Francisco\, CA 94110 SEQUENCE:0 SUMMARY:Drop-In Steam Night\, Michael Parker UID:408892 END:VEVENT BEGIN:VEVENT DESCRIPTION:

Drop-in steams on Thursday evenings \;are first come\, f irst steam. Bring your own towel\, robe\, and swimsuit. Bathrooms and drink ing water are provided. Visitors are encouraged to steam in rounds. \;V isitors must be able to kneel and climb in order to steam\, and will be ask ed to sign a liability waiver.

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Steam Work \;is a sculp tural installation by Michael Parker that invites bodily participation in a sensorial experience. At its core is \;Steam Egg 2\, a mirror ed sculpture housing a fully-functioning sauna\, accompanied by suspended c ascading cold rinse pools\, wet and messy seating\, and redwood and ceramic hydration stations built by the artist.

DTEND:20160218T200000 DTSTAMP:20160209T091041 DTSTART:20160218T170000 GEO:37.759224;-122.4110334 LOCATION:Southern Exposure\,3030 20th Street \nSan Francisco\, CA 94110 SEQUENCE:0 SUMMARY:Drop-In Steam Night\, Michael Parker UID:408891 END:VEVENT BEGIN:VEVENT DESCRIPTION:

Drop-in steams on Thursday evenings \;are first come\, f irst steam. Bring your own towel\, robe\, and swimsuit. Bathrooms and drink ing water are provided. Visitors are encouraged to steam in rounds. \;V isitors must be able to kneel and climb in order to steam\, and will be ask ed to sign a liability waiver.

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Steam Work \;is a sculp tural installation by Michael Parker that invites bodily participation in a sensorial experience. At its core is \;Steam Egg 2\, a mirror ed sculpture housing a fully-functioning sauna\, accompanied by suspended c ascading cold rinse pools\, wet and messy seating\, and redwood and ceramic hydration stations built by the artist.

DTEND:20160211T200000 DTSTAMP:20160209T091041 DTSTART:20160211T170000 GEO:37.759224;-122.4110334 LOCATION:Southern Exposure\,3030 20th Street \nSan Francisco\, CA 94110 SEQUENCE:0 SUMMARY:Drop-In Steam Night\, Michael Parker UID:408890 END:VEVENT BEGIN:VEVENT DESCRIPTION:

Saturday steams are accompanied by a program of sound artist s\, DJs\, and HerbJs curated by Michael Parker and Valerie Imus for his exh ibition \;Steam Work. Collaborators include Ashley Bellouin\, Alyse Emdur\, Wesley Hicks\, and Laura Steenberge.

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Bring your own t owel\, robe\, and swimsuit. Bathrooms and drinking water are provided. Visi tors are encouraged to steam in rounds. Visitors must be able to kneel and climb in order to steam\, and will be asked to sign a liability waiver.

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Steam Work \;is a sculptural installation by Michael Park er that invites bodily participation in a sensorial experience. At its core is \;Steam Egg 2\, a mirrored sculpture housing a fully-funct ioning sauna\, accompanied by suspended cascading cold rinse pools\, wet an d messy seating\, and redwood and ceramic hydration stations built by the a rtist.

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RSVP to \;www.steamwork.eventbrite.com

DTEND:20160319T200000 DTSTAMP:20160209T091041 DTSTART:20160319T170000 GEO:37.759224;-122.4110334 LOCATION:Southern Exposure\,3030 20th Street \nSan Francisco\, CA 94110 SEQUENCE:0 SUMMARY:Steam and Sound Night #7\, Michael Parker UID:408889 END:VEVENT BEGIN:VEVENT DESCRIPTION:

Saturday steams are accompanied by a program of sound artist s\, DJs\, and HerbJs curated by Michael Parker and Valerie Imus for his exh ibition \;Steam Work. Collaborators include Ashley Bellouin\, Alyse Emdur\, Wesley Hicks\, and Laura Steenberge.

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Bring your own t owel\, robe\, and swimsuit. Bathrooms and drinking water are provided. Visi tors are encouraged to steam in rounds. Visitors must be able to kneel and climb in order to steam\, and will be asked to sign a liability waiver.

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Steam Work \;is a sculptural installation by Michael Park er that invites bodily participation in a sensorial experience. At its core is \;Steam Egg 2\, a mirrored sculpture housing a fully-funct ioning sauna\, accompanied by suspended cascading cold rinse pools\, wet an d messy seating\, and redwood and ceramic hydration stations built by the a rtist.

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RSVP to \;www.steamwork.eventbrite.com

DTEND:20160312T200000 DTSTAMP:20160209T091041 DTSTART:20160312T170000 GEO:37.759224;-122.4110334 LOCATION:Southern Exposure\,3030 20th Street \nSan Francisco\, CA 94110 SEQUENCE:0 SUMMARY:Steam and Sound Night #6\, Michael Parker UID:408888 END:VEVENT END:VCALENDAR