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
Tyrus Wong's expressive paintings caught Walt Disney's eye and became the visual guide for Bambi. Born in China, Wong — now 104 — used forged papers to enter the U.S. under the Chinese Exclusion Act.
In Lagos, Iké Udé's family engaged in a West African tradition: photographing people wearing new clothes. Clothing and portraiture are still at the center of the New York-based photographer's work.
It has been a while since we've seen an upgrade to either roller skates or the skateboard. But which one is it? These wheels give skating in the 21st century an effortless new look.
The opera, based on the tumultuous lives of painters Frida Kahlo and Diego Rivera, coincides with a new exhibition at the Detroit Institute of Arts devoted to the year they lived in the city.
Also on KQED.org this week ...
KQED Celebrates Women's History Month
KQED proudly celebrates the richness and diversity of the greater San Francisco Bay Area by commemorating Women's History Month. In March, KQED Public TV 9 and Public Radio 88.5 FM schedule a special lineup of programs focused on themes and issues related to women.
"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.