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
Visual Arts | Nov 10, 2013
Andy Goldsworthy's latest installation in the Civil War-era Powder Magazine at the Presidio offers provocative new possibilities in considering how man-made conditions collide with nature. By Christian L. Frock
Art Review | Nov 04, 2013
The maker of some of the most powerful tools for 2D and 3D design puts on a Modernist abstract sculpture show. By Emily Eifler
Art Review | Oct 31, 2013
"A Bigger Exhibition" features 300 works showing in 18,000 square feet of gallery space, making it the largest exhibition in the de Young's history. By Jonathan Kiefer
Help Desk | Oct 28, 2013
In which our advice columnist consults on how to get "institutionalized." By Bean Gilsdorf
Pop Culture | Oct 22, 2013
Cartoon editor Robert Mankoff admits his magazine's competition is far from perfect. By Jonathan Curiel
Art & Design
The Icehotel in Sweden, built in winter and vanishing in spring, is the original hotel carved from snow and ice bricks. It's also an art project; sculptors compete for the chance to carve out rooms.
Kohaku Uta Gassen is a popular singing competition with roots in Japan. It came to the U.S. with a generation of immigrants from that country, and Denver's Kohaku is still thriving today.
It's the brainstorm of a street artist, who wanted folks to pay more respect to the pickers who collect recyclable garbage that would otherwise pile up in landfills.
An exhibit in Brooklyn aims to upend stereotypes about public housing by profiling residents and their achievements. The curators know their subject well; they once lived in public housing themselves.
Also on KQED.org this week ...
KQED Celebrates Black History Month
KQED proudly celebrates the diversity of our community by commemorating Black History Month. During February, KQED Public TV 9 and KQED 88.5 FM schedule programs that focus on African American themes and issues.
"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.