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Artist Transforms Valencia Street Into Guerilla Museum

Robin Wilkey | Posted 07.01.2012 | San Francisco

Banksy famously scrawled "this'll look nice when it's framed" on a Mission District wall in 2010--a nod to his frustrations at graffiti's role as vand...

Stunning Sketches Capture Mid-Market's Homeless

Robin Wilkey | Posted 05.23.2012 | San Francisco

San Francisco has no shortage of art inspired by homelessness. But Joel Daniel Phillips' "No Regrets in Life," now showing at Satellite 66 gallery, is...

How San Francisco Does An Art Fair

The Huffington Post | Priscilla Frank | Posted 05.16.2012 | Arts

In a recent review for the New York Times, Holland Cotter wrote, "Directed by dealers and collectors who dress like stylish accountants, [artists] tur...

PHOTOS: Art And Theater Coming Soon To Your Lunch Break

Robin Wilkey | Posted 05.11.2012 | San Francisco

No one said the mayor's job was easy. And working through the hurdles of his extensive Central Market Economic Strategy, a tireless effort to revitali...

Shakin' It Up: Artify It Introduces a New Way to Experience Art

Eddie Fernandez | Posted 06.26.2012 | San Francisco
Eddie Fernandez

Artify It's mix of technology and new business models provides a creative new spin for the industry. But is the art world ready for this transformation?

Katharina Wulff's Whimsical Daydreams

Posted 05.08.2012 | Arts

Katharina Wulff's paintings are as mysterious in their subject matter as they are in their varied influences. Her visual stories display mysterious ch...

An Interview With Spectacular Baroque Soprano, Dominique Labelle

Sean Martinfield | Posted 06.20.2012 | Home
Sean Martinfield

Soprano Dominique Labelle is on a short list of today's truly great vocal interpreters of Baroque Music. This week she appears in San Francisco, Atherton and Berkeley with conductor Nicholas McGegan and the Philharmonia Baroque Orchestra.

Robin Wilkey

WATCH: Artist Makes Art Of Animal Blood In Haunting New Exhibit | Robin Wilkey | Posted 04.17.2012 | San Francisco

"When I think about my life source, I think about my heart bursting from my chest," said artist Jordan Eagles in an interview with The Huffington Post...

Primed Like Never Before

Katita Waldo | Posted 04.09.2012 | Arts
Katita Waldo

The Company is looking great, the dancers have been dancing magnificently, and I think there's an element of extra excellence to be found as they reach that point in the season where the body is tired, but primed like never before.

Berkeley Rep's Red: A Vivid Portrait of an Artist as an Anguished Genius

Leo Stutzin | Posted 05.28.2012 | San Francisco
Leo Stutzin

Mark Rothko's biography provides the grist for high drama. He struggled with personal and artistic torments throughout his adult life before committing suicide at the age of 66. Red is the powerful exploration of the mind and methods of the artist.

PHOTOS: SFMOMA Acquires World-Famous New Piece

Robin Wilkey | Posted 03.28.2012 | San Francisco

Last week, the San Francisco Museum of Modern Art (SFMOMA) acquired Edward Hopper's "Intermission," one of Hopper's final works, painted only four yea...

Legacy in Continuum: Bay Area Figuration

John Seed | Posted 05.27.2012 | San Francisco
John Seed

Legacy in Continuum: Bay Area Figuration honors and celebrates a way of thinking about painting that continues to touch a new generation of artists.

Robert Moses' Kin Does it Again

Larissa Archer | Posted 05.27.2012 | San Francisco
Larissa Archer

With all the concerts, readings, exhibits and shows going on, how do you decide what to fit into your all-too-brief weekend? Well, attending a performance by Robert Moses' Kin is like packing several artistic forays into one evening.

Illuminated Photomontages

Posted 03.22.2012 | Arts

Tom Chambers' photomontages capture visions we often see in art and dreams but rarely in real life. Somewhere between Baroque fairytales, folk rituals...

Beyond the White Cube: Sherin Guirguis' Explosive New Series

Yasmine Mohseni | Posted 05.09.2012 | Arts
Yasmine Mohseni

In her new series, Sherin Guirguis draws inspiration from a photograph of Cairo during the recent Egyptian revolution.

Aaron Sankin

PHOTOS: The Best Public Art Installations In Town | Aaron Sankin | Posted 02.28.2012 | San Francisco

If there's one thing San Francisco loves, it's large-scale public art projects. From Cupid's partly-submerged bow and arrow perched at the edge of...

Amir Fallah's Last Sunset

Posted 02.21.2012 | Arts

Amir Fallah's works look as if someone took traditional painting and plugged it into a socket. His hyper-saturated canvases are so jarring because...

PHOTOS: Andy Warhol Like You've Never Seen Before

Robin Wilkey | Posted 02.08.2012 | San Francisco

Before there was Instagram, there was Polaroid. And when it came to Polaroid, Andy Warhol was a master. Celebrating the pop art icon and his legac...

Appreciating the Art of Dodie Rosekrans

Sally Fay | Posted 02.04.2012 | Arts
Sally Fay


PHOTOS: Evil Cartoons Illustrated In Wood

Posted 11.18.2011 | Arts

Jeremy Fish is known for his intricate, fantasy-inspired juxtapositions of life and death, but lately, the artists has been expanding his repertoire t...

Creativity Explored: Highlighting Bay Area Artists (PHOTOS)

| Tami Yu | Posted 12.29.2011 | San Francisco

For nearly 30 years, Creativity Explored has been nurturing the artistic talents of individuals with developmental disabilities. Believing that all ha...

Brothers at Rayko Catalogs Life Off the Grid

Larissa Archer | Posted 12.10.2011 | San Francisco
Larissa Archer

Brothers follows Harald and Mathias Ramen, who lived out their lives on a farm in rural Norway. A strange childlike camaraderie comes through in some images -- the hint of a smile at some inside joke.

The World's First Live Magazine

Douglas McGray | Posted 12.04.2011 | San Francisco
Douglas McGray

If you haven't been to the show Pop-Up Magazine yet, I know what you're thinking: A live magazine? What does that even mean?

PHOTOS: The Best Artists To See At Open Studios

By Tami Yu For art aficionados who want unique pieces for just a fistful of dollars, the 36th annual San Francisco Open Studios is the place to be....

PHOTOS: Local Photographer And Poet Explore SF In 'City, Speak To Me'

Robin Wilkey | Posted 11.14.2011 | San Francisco

Jackson Square's La Boutique l'Art et la Mode knows a thing or two about collaboration. Since its opening in 2010, the avant garde clothing boutique h...