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No Gimmicks at Fraction Magazine Group Show

Larissa Archer | Posted 10.31.2011 | San Francisco
Larissa Archer

2011-08-31-pullquote1.jpgFraction Magazine's David Bram's taste isn't for the obvious, and the images he's curated rarely display traditionally seductive or eye-catching gimmickry.

The Mayoral Arts Forum: Eight Percenters, Affordable Housing and Zynga

Matthew Harrison Tedford | Posted 10.30.2011 | San Francisco
Matthew Harrison Tedford

Let's be honest with ourselves: San Francisco is not a world-renowned tourist destination because of our rolling fog, drizzling summers and frigid ocean. It is the city's cultural assets that beckon millions of visitors every year.

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."

PHOTOS: The Ultimate Locals Guide To SF Street Art

| Tami Yu | Posted 10.24.2011 | San Francisco

San Francisco has and always will be a hotbed of freedom, love and art. Our local street art community reflects this beautiful collective ethos and un...

San Francisco, the Secret Rock Star

JD Beltran | Posted 09.11.2011 | San Francisco
JD Beltran

Sure, it has great food, gorgeous vistas, funky neighborhoods. It's a top tourist destination. But a player in the arts?

SFMOMA's The Steins Collect Documents a Life of Art Collecting

Marlena Doktorczyk-Donohue | Posted 09.05.2011 | Arts
Marlena Doktorczyk-Donohue



Mike Selsky | Posted 08.14.2011 | Arts
Mike Selsky

BLOG WATCH> New Work By Artist R.H. Quatyman At SFMOMA on Daily Serving | Posted 05.25.2011 | Arts

In the 1950s, San Francisco poet Jack Spicer wrote that he considered a collection of poems to be a community meant to "echo and re-echo against each ...

BLOG WATCH> Renegade Art In San Francisco On Planet Mag

PLANET° | Posted 05.25.2011 | Arts

If San Francisco is the renegade city of the art world, Justin Giarla is most definitely captain of the ship. Since first opening the Shooting Gallery...

BLOG WATCH> Secret Hidden Art At SFMOMA, See If You Can Find It On Juxtapoz

Current | Posted 05.25.2011 | Arts

We applaud low cost-high concept art. This past summer at SFMOMA, artist and curator Brion Nuda Rosch invited Chris Sollars to use SFMOMA as a site fo...

EXHIBITION SPOTLIGHT: Garry Winograd to Diane Arbus, Photography Masters At Pier 24, SF

Posted 05.25.2011 | Arts

WHO: Robert Adams, Diane Arbus, Bernd and Hilla Becher, Harry Callahan, William Eggleston, Walker Evans, Robert Frank, Lee Friedlander, Andreas Gursky...

EXHIBITION SPOTLIGHT: Quaytman's Letter To San Francisco And It's Museum of Modern Art

Posted 05.25.2011 | Arts

(From: MutualArt) October 22 marks the opening of R. H. Quaytman's show, New Work, at the San Francisco Museum of Modern Art. The exhibition feature...

From Art to Mouth: SFMOMA's Collection Inspires Unique Dessert Menu

Cherie Louise Turner | Posted 05.25.2011 | Arts
Cherie Louise Turner

When a new show comes up, we make a new dessert based on what will be showing. We really keep the desserts limited to reflecting what's actually on display in the museum.

Review: Dave Eggers and David Byrne, 'It Is Right to Draw Their Fur,' at SF Electric Works

Cherie Louise Turner | Posted 05.25.2011 | Arts
Cherie Louise Turner

The first, and last, impression of this show is delight, with a dose of idiosyncrasy. It's a good summer offering: light and witty, even quirky hip.