Art & Museums

'28 Chinese' spotlights contemporary art

San Francisco’s Asian Art Museum's new exhibit "28 Chinese" showcases the fruits…

 

Patrick Hughes an illusionist with a paintbrush

Foreground is background, background is foreground and static images appear to shift…

 

Monir Farmanfarmaian mixes Persian, Western influences in 'Hexagons'

Currently in her 90s and still working vitally, Monir Farmanfarmaian creates geometric…

 

Burlingame museum showcases area’s rich history

“From millionaire’s colony to sunshine suburb” is the motto that greets visitors…

Hunt Slonem inspired by birds, butterflies and bunnies

. Birds, butterflies and bunnies fill the canvases in an exhibit of…

SFMOMA, MoAD showcase 20th century portraits

A new show at San Francisco’s Museum of the African Diaspora of…

Cutting-edge Dutch designs combine form and function

Tableware made from potato scraps, a 3D-printed chair containing a living fungus…

Fantasy, reality meld in Seamus Conley’s dreamy explorations

Lone figures inhabit haunting, otherworldly landscapes in the paintings of Seamus Conley,…

Painter John Waguespack channels free spirit

In creating the paintings for his new solo show at Rocha Art…

Modern Mexican art’s diversity revealed in ‘Maestros’

International movements and Mexican history come together in “Maestros: 20th Century Mexican…

Hunters Point Shipyard Artists open their studios

The nation’s largest art colony welcomes the public into its digs this…

‘Babylift’ details 1975 evacuation of Vietnamese children

The headline on top of the April 3, 1975 San Francisco Examiner…

Photographer Marion Gray captures performance greats

Unsung heroes appear in varied forms and places. They support, sustain and…

Richard Misrach retrospective considers man and nature

Richard Misrach creates large, eye-pleasing photographs of deserts, oceans and other grand…

Fearless satirical magazines in ‘Mad World’

The San Francisco Public Library celebrates satirical periodicals in the 2015 edition…

'Hungry Ghosts' a haunting exploration of Buddhism’s lost spirits

Potent themes of history, memory, pain and love make up "Hungry Ghosts.”…

Trevor Paglen’s photos put government spying in spotlight

Award-winning photographer Trevor Paglen focuses on mass surveillance conducted by government agencies…

Global movement of food explored in ‘Way Things Go’ at YBCA

The lower galleries of Yerba Buena Center For the Arts have been…

‘High Style’ showcases French and American fashion

From lavish gowns to little black dresses to practical sportswear to a…

Mexican Museum unveils treasures

Between 1975 when it was founded and 2018 when it hopes to…