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Oakland Art

This Land: Sarah Bush Dance Project in the Wilds of Oakland

Carla Escoda | Posted 02.16.2017 | Arts
Carla Escoda

Sarah Bush (Photo: Lisa Harding) If you were rocked by the Sarah Bush Dance Project's Rocked by Women - or have a sneaking suspicion you missed a gre...

Mapping the World as She Imagines It: Xuchi Naungayan Eggleton

Carla Escoda | Posted 12.03.2014 | Arts
Carla Escoda

For this non-traditional, mixed use space -- delightfully situated at the heart of a busy Oakland mall -- Naungayan Eggleton has flattened her work and moved away from her customary monochromatic palette, producing vertical panels whose saturated colors and sheens leap off the walls.

Oakland-esque: Oakland Ballet's Love Letter to a City

Carla Escoda | Posted 07.18.2014 | Arts
Carla Escoda

Oakland Ballet's straightforward strategy is to take ballet to the streets -- literally and figuratively.

Exposing The Creative Process

Jessica Ross | Posted 06.03.2014 | Arts
Jessica Ross

The artistic process has always held a kind of alluring mystique. Unknown to the average person, the methods behind art making have always fascinated viewers not only for the technical skill involved but for the transformation of something blank and empty to something complete.

Museum Cancels Palestinian Youth Art Exhibition | Noah Berger / Special to the Chronicle | Posted 11.10.2011 | Arts

SAN FRANCISCO -- An Oakland children's museum, citing pressure from the community, canceled a planned exhibit of artwork by Palestinian youth that dep...