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Art Practical | Jul 31, 2011

Architecture of Narrative

In three of the videos, individuals are arrested in position and held captive in a Sisyphean interlude, while space, sound, and time slip past them.   

Art Practical | Jul 17, 2011

This, This, This, That

Chris Johanson's work makes you feel good, great even, like walking out into sunshine. This, This, This, That, Johanson's solo show of recent work at Altman Siegel Gallery, expectedly includes some real mood lifters.   

Art Practical | Jul 10, 2011

Marco Breuer: Line of Sight

Breuer's studio practice engages the technological apparatus of photographic image-making without participating in the act of photography itself.   

Art Practical | Jul 03, 2011

Zombie-Proof House

Quiet and complex reflections on fear, anxiety, and survival permeate the current group exhibition at di Rosa, in which eleven artists search for and sort through the abundant and very real environmental, political, and social issues facing contemporary communities and individuals.   

Art Practical | Jun 30, 2011

Train of Thought

Michael C. McMillen's paintings, drawings, assemblages, sculptures, and installations are placed throughout the Oakland Museum of California as interventions that dialogue with museum's freshly reinstalled collection of California art.   

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Also on KQED.org this week ...

Lake Donner
Drought Watch 2015: Record-Low Sierra Snowpack

The Sierra Nevada snowpack, which typically supplies nearly a third of California's water, is showing the lowest water content on record: 6 percent of the long-term average for April 1. That shatters last year's low-water mark of 25 percent (tied with 1977).

Yo Yo Ma
"Boomtown" History of the San Francisco Bay Area

KQED's "Boomtown" series will seek to identify what is happening in real time in the current boom, and also draw out the causes and possible solutions to the conflicts and pressures between the old and the new.

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