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
Artist Hank Willis Thomas strips slogans and brands off ads to create images that expose American preoccupations. His last series focused on African-Americans; his new work features white women.
In 1977, classical music virtually died in Pakistan when the government banned live concerts. Seven musicians are working to bring the art back, and a film premiering Saturday documents their quest.
From water bottles and bumper stickers, to fundraising emails and Twitter accounts, the logos of the 2016 presidential candidates will soon be plastered across the country.
Legend has it that a Chinese emperor first discovered tea more than 4,700 years ago. As the culture surrounding tea has changed through the centuries, so, too, have the tools we use to drink it.
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.