From the Contra Costa Times: Obituary: Stanford artist Nathan Oliveira
Oakland native Nathan Oliveira, who is associated with the Bay Area Figurative Movement of the 1950s and '60s, passed away on Saturday, November 13.
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From the The Bay Citizen: Oakland Museum Foundation Aims to Cut Ties with City
After nearly 20 years, the City of Oakland may relinquish their partnership with the Oakland Museum of California.
From The New York Times: Trove of Picassos Surfaces, and So Do Questions
A electrician in France claims that Picasso gave him a box of 271 previously unknown works, valued at about $80 million.
From The New York Times: Moved by the Spirit: Celebrating 'Revelations' at 50
Alvin Ailey American Dance Theater's "Revelations," the signature piece created by Alvin Ailey, turns 50 this year.
From The New York Times: Sign of the 'Times': Dylan's Lyrics for Sale
In a Sotheby's auction in December, Bob Dylan's handwritten lyrics to "The Times They Are a-Changin'" will be sold as part of a larger sale of books and manuscripts.
From the The Sacramento Bee: Lisa Ling joins board of California Museum
Television journalist Lisa Ling was appointed to the board of trustees of Sacramento's California Museum of History, Women & the Arts.
From the San Jose Mercury News: Berkeley Symphony's Joana Carneiro -- a talent to watch
At only 34 years old, Joana Carneiro is in her second season as Berkeley Symphony's conductor and music director.
From the SFGate: Google's doodlers humanize technology with art
Ever wonder about the constantly changing Google logo? Meet the people behind the Google doodles.
From the SFGate: Mexican Museum celebrates more than anniversary
The Mexican Museum celebrates while awaiting the completion of their new quarters at 706 Mission Street in San Francisco.
From the SFGate: Kenneth Baker interviews Wayne Thiebaud
A few days after painter Wayne Thiebaud turned 90, Kenneth Baker conducted an onstage conversation with Thiebaud at the UC Davis' Buehler Alumni Center.
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From the SFGate: S.F. artist Jeremy Novy thrives in outdoor gallery
Ever wonder who painted all of the koi (more than 2,000, in fact) on the sidewalks in San Francisco?
From The Wall Street Journal: In Miami Beach, a More Daring Art Basel
This year at Art Basel Miami, which is a popular destination for many San Francisco Bay Area galleries, risk is back.