Eleanor Harwood Gallery
In March 2008, Gallery Crawl chats with Paul Wackers about Stand Still Like the Hummingbird, his second solo exhibition at the Eleanor Harwood Gallery. (Running Time: 5:11)
Eleanor Harwood, who began curating art shows in the backroom gallery at Adobe Books, opened the Eleanor Harwood Gallery in San Francisco's Mission District in 2006. In addition to showing the work of the artists she represents, Harwood frequently opens her welcoming storefront space to emerging artists from various disciplines.
The gallery's March 2008 show, Stand Still Like the Hummingbird, takes its title from a Henry Miller essay about technology and perception. Wackers draws inspiration from the street, connecting the visible to something just beyond the line of sight -- or perhaps making a connection between the transcendant and things one might see every day. His work strikes a delicate balance between chaos and order, while experimenting with various ways of putting paint to canvas.
Where: 1295 Alabama Street , San Francisco, CA, 94110, USA
Phone: (415) 867-7770
Also on KQED.org this week ...
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).
"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.