Tuesday, April 25, 2017

Oakland: Mark Dion's "Marvelous Museum"

"Art" according to Ambrose Bierce, "is expansive and open for interpretation."

REPORT: Black Mountain College

An examination of the mythic Black Mountain College reveals the process of discovery, choice and consequences that comprised its core philosophy.

Report: Palm Springs

With its new Edwards Harris Pavilion for architecture and design, the Palm Springs Art Museum gives new life, and purpose, to a midcentury modernist gem.

REPORT: Montana

Big Sky Country is home to a surprisingly robust, tenacious contemporary art community.

San Francisco

San Francisco's art world marks a dramatic shift, with an explosion of relocations and new gallery spaces, and the much-anticipated opening of the expanded SFMOMA.

REPORT: Oakland/Berkeley

The 1960s were a time of tremendous growth and unrest for the United States. The assassination of President John F. Kennedy in 1963 during...

REPORT: San Francisco

A Half Century of SECA Award Winners, at SFMOMA

REPORT: New York

A new exhibition called “Inventing Downtown” looks at the artist-run alternative and performance galleries that nurtured the city’s art scene in the 1950s and ‘60s.

Palm Springs: Donald Wexler’s Desert Modernism

Aware of the extreme landscape and climate, Wexler tailored energy-efficient designs for the harsh desert, using mostly inorganic materials such as steel, glass and concrete.

REPORT: Los Angeles

Ten Years of Tarfest

REPORT: Los Angeles

A new public art biennial takes root along the LA River.

REPORT: Los Angeles

Inspired by the ideas of painter Sam Francis, a new initiative called Creativity Matters is championing education reform.
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