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Berkeley Art Museum

BAM! That Was Great!

Sally Fay | Posted 07.16.2012 | San Francisco
Sally Fay

Many of us have been to and worked on many a benefit over the years and appreciate the work that goes into them, but when you find yourself in a state of constant elation at one, it catches you by surprise!

What Do You Give? Take?

Heidi Zuckerman Jacobson | Posted 03.28.2012 | Arts
Heidi Zuckerman Jacobson

In 2003, I organized an exhibition at the Berkeley Art Museum entitled For your pleasure. The premise was that "a new conceptual approach has been emerging in art since the turn of the millennium: a spirit of generosity toward the viewer.

"I’ve Never Met A Person I Couldn’t Call A Beauty."

Posted 01.23.2012 | Arts

Andy Warhol reportedly once said, "I have Social Disease. I have to go out every night. If I stay home one night I start spreading rumors to my dogs."...

Kurt Schwitters and the Precarious Divide Between Art and Life

Matthew Harrison Tedford | Posted 10.25.2011 | San Francisco
Matthew Harrison Tedford

From a distance, the works included in Kurt Schwitters: Color and Collage at the Berkeley Art Museum and Pacific Film Archive possess the austere look of any work of "high art."

Hide/Seek and Don't Ask Don't Tell

Alison Teal | Posted 05.25.2011 | Arts
Alison Teal

In today's Washington, we find ourselves looking to the Portrait Gallery for leadership, not our elected officials.