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Art Practical | Feb 12, 2012

Excerpts from Silver Meadows

The full-color prints by the California-based photographer Todd Hido at Stephen Wirtz Gallery depict decaying and deteriorating suburban developments and the mysterious people inside them.   

Art Practical | Feb 05, 2012

Flannel and Fur

Keith's repeated subject matter demonstrates a similar devoted, prolonged engagement, and his formal use of repetition within the brushwork and composition of each portrait symbolizes this emotional connection.   

Art Practical | Oct 15, 2011

Residency Projects II

Assembled under a programmatic directive, select works in Residency Projects II resonate surprisingly well with one another, suggesting sly curatorial vision or a fluke of consistency and coincidence.   

Art Practical | Aug 21, 2011

From Bologna: Wayne Thiebaud at Museo Morandi

Recently, the Museo Morandi invited Wayne Thiebaud to exhibit fifteen smaller works alongside eleven by Morandi in two of its galleries. Almost all of the works in this exhibition are small, making for intimate visual encounters.   

Art Practical | Aug 14, 2011

Light Making Motion: Works on Paper and in Light

Elaine Buckholtz's Light Making Motion: Works on Paper and in Light is an exhibition of prints, kinetic and interactive sculptures, and video installation that coheres into a single meditation on the activity of seeing.   

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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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