San Francisco, both in myth and reality, has always been a nexus of productive subcultures defined by a sense of urgency and radicality. Now the art world spotlight shifts to San Francisco with the grand re-opening of SFMOMA's new Snøhetta-designed museum on April 29th.
Tim Biskup is kind of a 'dude.' Actually, he's more of a dude/nerd -- but that's a good thing. His quirky persona and occasionally off-kilter sense of humor is part of what makes his artwork so engaging.
San Francisco has got to be proud of Barry McGee. Born and raised in SF, McGee is perhaps one of the most influential artists to come out of the Bay Area, achieving global recognition as one of the world's most successful living artists today.