Botticelli to Braque: Masterpieces from the National Galleries of Scotland at de Young Museum

The Scottish National Galleries in Edinburgh contain some of the most celebrated and influential paintings, drawings, and sculpture in the history of Western art from the Middle Ages to the modern era. Naturally, the three institutions that comprise the National Galleries—the Scottish National Gallery, founded in 1850; the Scottish National Portrait Gallery, opened in 1889; and the […]

Photo Feature: Moleskine Project IV at Hashimoto Contemporary

04.10.2015
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The annual group show now in its fourth year, Moleskine Project co-curated by Sydney-based artist Rodrigo Luff and gallery director Ken Harman goes down the street from its regular Spoke Art exhibition space to Harman’s new-ish, larger Hashimoto Contemporary. Over 70 artists from throughout the world participated in Moleskine Project this year. One of this exhibition’s aims is to honor the sketchbook as the […]

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Photo Feature: Curiot, “Down the Rabbit Hole with Neon Lights” at FFDG

03.30.2015
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Down the Rabbit Hole with Neon Lights now on view at FFDG includes an all-new series of colorful and vibrant acrylic paintings by Mexico City-based artist Favio Martinez, perhaps better known as Curiot. The artist’s second show at FFDG is in many ways a continuing chapter a convoluted narrative that reveals a surreal world of the artist’s own inspired creation. In this solo show audiences […]

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Artist Proof: Leah Rosenberg, “Everyday, A Color” at Irving Street Projects

03.21.2015
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Initially, I did a version of this project while on a month-long residency at the Vermont Studio Center in November 2014. It was like my morning mantra. Everyday.  A color. For me, it was about the action of painting and implementing a routine.  But it was also about connecting to a place, a community and recording […]

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Botticelli to Braque: Masterpieces from the National Galleries of Scotland at de Young Museum

03.17.2015
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The Scottish National Galleries in Edinburgh contain some of the most celebrated and influential paintings, drawings, and sculpture in the history of Western art from the Middle Ages to the modern era. Naturally, the three institutions that comprise the National Galleries—the Scottish National Gallery, founded in 1850; the Scottish National Portrait Gallery, opened in 1889; and the […]

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Call for Applicants: Headlands Center for the Arts Affiliate Artists Program — Due: March 23, 2015

03.07.2015
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The Affiliate Artists Program is an immersive studio practice program awarded to approximately 20 Bay Area artists, writers, and designers annually. Affiliates receive partially subsidized studio space, public presentation opportunities, and discounts on Mess Hall meals and public events. Affiliate Artists are active participants in Headlands’ local, national, and international creative community, which also includes […]

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Don’t Miss: William Emmert and Joey Enos, “Practice in Paradise” at Alter Space

03.01.2015
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m4s0n501 Much of modern and contemporary art-making may involve a series of thoughtful negotiations: appropriating any one of a variety of objects, inserting new values or exacerbating its own that are hidden from its everyday use, accentuating the formal properties of a common object and transforming it into fine art. In their individual practices, Oakland-based artists William Emmert and Joey Enos both […]

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