Category: Visual Arts and Museums

Gauguin’s changing styles reflect a spiritual journey

Paul Gauguin, the French post-impressionist painter and rule-breaker whose flattened imagery, bold colors and Polynesian subjects significantly influenced modern art,…

4 weeks ago

Contemporary conceptual Chinese art urges inquiry

Provocative and conceptual Chinese artists from three turbulent decades address globalism and other issues that have affected life in contemporary…

2 months ago

Bay Area arts organizations see changes at the top

After years, sometimes decades, of steady leadership, major Bay Area arts organizations are undergoing big changes. San Francisco Symphony Music…

2 months ago

Activists unite for change at YBCA 100 Summit

For each one of the 100 people and organizations being honored at the 2018 YBCA 100 Summit in San Francisco,…

3 months ago

Colorful abstracts at Museum of the African Diaspora

Paintings by Eritrean-American artist Ficre Ghebreyesus, whose colorful landscapes reflect life in his East African homeland, and prints by 15…

3 months ago

Galeria de la Raza to lose main art space after major rent hike

A major rent hike is forcing longtime Latino art gallery Galeria de la Raza to move out of its main…

3 months ago

Lively Mithila village art graces museum walls

Qamar Adamjee laughed when asked how much travel was involved in her curating the exhibit “Painting Is My Everything: Art…

4 months ago

Pre-Raphaelites take inspiration from Old Masters in Legion exhibition

Radicals in their day, the pre-Raphaelites in mid-19th-century England adopted the styles and principles of early-Renaissance artists in an aim…

6 months ago