Tag: San Francisco Arts Commission

SF galleries’ show boasts whimsy, dark comedy

Fantasy creatures, candy-colored dreamscapes and darkly comic depictions of life’s grimmer realities created by more than a dozen artists are…

2 years ago

Jim Marshall photos document SF’s Summer of Love

Jim Marshall, widely regarded as rock and roll’s premier photographer in the 1960s and 1970s, documents the Summer of Love…

2 years ago

Train travelers on personal journeys in McNair Evans’ photos

McNair Evans photographs people and landscapes affected by modernization, both realistically and poetically capturing stories of hardship and hope. For…

3 years ago

Pride illuminated in Roger Erickson’s ‘OUTspoken’ photos

Photographer Roger Erickson calls the characters he captured in his new show “people who have made a difference.” “OUTspoken: Portraits…

3 years ago

Restored, renovated Coit Tower unveiled

Dignitaries gathered and cut the ribbon for Coit Tower to a band's rendition of "I Love You California," the same…

5 years ago

Lease for new Coit Tower vendor approved

The city Recreation and Park Commission gave final approval Thursday on a lease for new vendor operations at the iconic…

5 years ago

Artist Tom Otterness ‘interested’ in gaining community forgiveness through action

Brooklyn sculpture artist Tom Otterness shot and killed a dog on film and called it art in 1977 when he…

7 years ago

State of mural ‘an insult to former Mayor Joseph Alioto'

In these tight budget times, city departments are competing for every dollar, especially when it comes to capital spending. The…

8 years ago