Saturday, May 26, 2018

Charles Gaines

A provocative survey at the Hammer Museum of Gaines&' early work from 1974-1989 chronicles the emergence of the influential California conceptual artist.

Collecting: Cheech Marin

The popular comedian’s decades-long dedication, and enthusiasm for collecting Chicano art is highlighted in a new exhibition of his collection at Mesa, AZ.

Curating for the 21st Century

With shifts in technology, social media, and the ways in which we consume culture, curators are being forced to rethink their goals-and roles-for a new generation. What’s their new focus? You.

Seeing SECA

The five 2017 awardees recognized by SFMOMA’s group demonstrate the wide range of Bay Area contemporary art practices.

COLLECTING: Jordan Schnitzer

The Northwest-based arts patron has nurtured a lifelong passion for art into a world-class print collection, and then some.

REBECCA CAMPBELL

Investing narrative painting with her own personal content and a keen appreciation for artifice, the LA-based painter is hitting her stride with three new bodies of work.

Jim Marshall

Legendary photographer Jim Marshall captured the revolutionary music and spirit of a generation.

Post-Human: Art + Environment Conference

With its third Art + Environment conference, a dramatic exhibition of animal-inspired art, and an expanding archives, the Nevada Museum of Art looks to the planet-and the future.

master of modernism

In a body of work spanning over half a century, photographer Julius Shulman has created
some of architecture’s most memorable images and provided the definitive view of California’s Modernist legacy. He’s still going.

David Ireland: Revisiting 500 Capp Street

The reopening of 500 Capp Street earlier this year, and several recent exhibitions on his work, recall the influential Bay Area artist’s playful-but-profound, self-effacing sensibility.

Claire Falkenstein

From Venezia to Venice, California, Claire Falkenstein (1908-1997) proved herself to be a versatile and pioneering artist, in three and more dimensions.

Chinese Lessons

A range of exhibitions of Chinese contemporary art in Southern California provides a veritable history lesson on the emergence of Chinese art in the last half century.