Visual Arts | Dec 17, 2013
Gift guide alert! File under "art" and "books" and "art books." By Kristin Farr
Visual Arts | Dec 08, 2013
Local book shop and publisher Last Gasp has a large collection of devilish items celebrating Krampus, Santa's Satanic twin. By Kristin Farr
Art Review | Dec 07, 2013
An exhibition by local artist Greg Ito in a new SOMA arts space brings together workplace and vacation references to create a surreal playground of delectable surfaces, high contrast patterns, and humorous gestures. By Sarah Hotchkiss
Art School | Dec 01, 2013
Ala Ebtekar grew up as a graffiti artist and studied traditional Persian art forms, later hybridizing these two interests to create work that is inspired by literary narratives, mythology, history, and hip hop culture.
Art Review | Nov 27, 2013
Mounting two shows, one at Stanford, the other in Los Altos, SFMOMA brings new commissions and selections from its collection to the South Bay. By Ben Marks
Visual Arts | Nov 27, 2013
In the Richmond, a garage exhibition space showcases one piece of art at a time, providing locals with rare, international treats. By Sarah Hotchkiss
Help Desk | Nov 25, 2013
In which our sage advice columnist provides thoughts on getting schooled. By Bean Gilsdorf
Art Review | Nov 25, 2013
Glass in the Garden, Runcio's show at Romer Young Gallery, finds art in urban geometry. By Mark Taylor
Art Review | Nov 17, 2013
A new retrospective views the work of one of the most famous and famously tragic 20th century photographers in reverse to reveal the artist in the making. By Roula Seikaly
Help Desk | Nov 11, 2013
In which our optimistic advice columnist gives a pep talk to an artist struggling to keep the faith. By Bean Gilsdorf
Art & Design
The prodigious output of the great Western artist Harry Jackson is kept and exhibited by his son Matt in Cody, Wyo. But funds are running low, and unless donations come soon, the collection of Jackson's work will have to be separated and sold piecemeal.
Why that unassuming museum art — which you'll find behind taxidermic bison and birds — deserves a closer look.
Andre Le Notre helped turn an old hunting lodge into the Versailles we know today, taking his profession way beyond a trade. Experts say Le Notre's work was so groundbreaking, it continues to influence contemporary urban architecture. This year marks the 400th anniversary of Le Notre's birth.
Radiant Orchid is the new "in" color for 2014, according to the institute, which gave us Emerald this year.
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