Help Desk | Sep 16, 2013
In which our industrious advice columnist provides tips on what to include and what to leave out of that all-important artist resume. By Bean Gilsdorf
Visual Arts | Sep 15, 2013
Last Saturday, September 7, a number of galleries opened the doors to their new digs on Potrero Hill. By Roula Seikaly
Event | Sep 09, 2013
Multi-media artist Doug Aitken's train full of contemporary art pulls into Oakland on September 28, with performances by Dan Deacon, Savages, and No Age and art by Kenneth Anger, Urs Fischer, Catherine Opie, Ed Ruscha, and more. By Christian L. Frock
Visual Arts | Sep 06, 2013
Watch This Week video about the influence of Burning Man art on public art in the Bay Area. By Thuy Vu & Lori Halloran
Art Review | Sep 04, 2013
America's Cup: Sailing for International Sport's Greatest Trophy 1851–1937 teases out the competition's colorful history and characters without drowning viewers in a sea of detail. By Ben Marks
Visual Arts | Sep 04, 2013
Treat yourself to a new pair of shoes and check out these 12 exhibitions and events that feature everything from a hike to a study of fog to a couple of mid-career surveys alongside thrilling solo shows by emerging artists. By Sarah Hotchkiss
Art Review | Aug 29, 2013
DabsMyla are a married artist duo who crush walls around the world on the regular. Their most recent project is San Francisco Is for Lovers at White Walls Gallery in the Tenderloin. By Kristin Farr
Pop Culture | Aug 26, 2013
Last Saturday the 600 block of Divisadero became a temporary theater of creative endeavor, a 21st-century plein air art spectacle, with boozy marketing might -- the event sponsored by art-friendly, all-caps vodka brand ABSOLUT. By Glen Helfand
Visual Arts | Aug 22, 2013
San Francisco's Museum of Modern Art is closed and won't reopen again until 2016, which begs the question: Where did all the art go? SFMOMA's answer: Everywhere. By Michele Carlson
Help Desk | Aug 19, 2013
In which our gregarious advice columnist provides tips on how to keep friends and write about art. By Bean Gilsdorf
Art & Design
Radiant Orchid is the new "in" color for 2014, according to the institute, which gave us Emerald this year.
Food as a symbol of politics, diet, gender roles, technology, isolation, gluttony and blatant commercialism has been with us for ages and in many forms. A massive exhibit explores how American artists, from Pilgrim times to Andy Warhol, used paintings of food to shape and reflect our national identity.
New York City is home to more paintings by Johannes Vermeer — eight — than any other city. And until mid-January, it's playing host to one more: the world-renowned Girl with a Pearl Earring. Critic Lloyd Schwartz says, since the painting's 1994 restoration, "It's even more breathtaking than I remembered."
The sale of the famous painting of a woman and boy bowing their heads in prayer at a table in a bustling restaurant set a record for Rockwell's art.
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