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Diego Rivera’s 1931 “The Making of a Fresco Showing the Building of a City” is at the San Francisco Art Institute. (Courtesy SFAI)

Supervisors move to protect Art Institute Diego Rivera mural

Supervisor Aaron Peskin introduced legislation Tuesday to landmark the San Francisco Art…

 

Nicole Sweeney creates wood art pieces in her San Francisco studio. (Courtesy Jordan Rosen Photography)

SF woodworker to expand art business after ‘Making It’ on TV

Three years ago, San Francisco woodworker Nicole Sweeney quit her day job…

 

(Photo Hunters Point Shipyard Artists)

Hunters Point Shipyard Artists to host holiday party, art show

More than 50 artists at the Hunters Point Shipyard will be opening their…

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The top winner of Muni Art 2017, “Teens of San Francisco,” by Monica Tiulescu. (Courtesy SFMTA)

City announces it will double Muni buses with art in 2017

Five artists beat out more than 53 contestants to place their art…

The top winner of Muni Art 2017, “Teens of San Francisco,” by Monica Tiulescu. (Courtesy SFMTA)
Eddie DeBartolo, Jr. is announced as an inductee into the Pro Football Hall of Fame class of 2016 at the 5th annual NFL Honors at the Bill Graham Civic Auditorium on Saturday. (John Salangsang/Invision for NFL/AP)

Big night for Eddie D, Stabler, Boldin

He was the stranger from Youngstown, the little guy who had to…

Eddie DeBartolo, Jr. is announced as an inductee into the Pro Football Hall of Fame class of 2016 at the 5th annual NFL Honors at the Bill Graham Civic Auditorium on Saturday. (John Salangsang/Invision for NFL/AP)
San Francisco examining ways to stem tide of artist displacement

San Francisco examining ways to stem tide of artist displacement

Below-market-rate housing expressly for artists can’t come fast enough in San Francisco,…

San Francisco examining ways to stem tide of artist displacement
On Friday, July 31, 2015 the Chinese Culture Foundation of San Francisco unveiled a public art installation by artist Beili Liu, of 50,000 mylar "bricks" which were hot glued to the existing bricks of San Francisco's Portsmouth Square Sky Bridge, the finale for the Central Subway Temporary Art Project. Dancers and community leaders gathered to kick off the installation which is scheduled to be on the bridge through the end of August, 2015. (Mike Koozmin/S.F. Examiner)

“Sky Bridge” art installation unveiled

On Friday, July 31, 2015 the Chinese Culture Foundation of San Francisco…

On Friday, July 31, 2015 the Chinese Culture Foundation of San Francisco unveiled a public art installation by artist Beili Liu, of 50,000 mylar "bricks" which were hot glued to the existing bricks of San Francisco's Portsmouth Square Sky Bridge, the finale for the Central Subway Temporary Art Project. Dancers and community leaders gathered to kick off the installation which is scheduled to be on the bridge through the end of August, 2015. (Mike Koozmin/S.F. Examiner)
(Special to S.F. Examiner/Natasha Dangond)

Picture Box: The Temple at Patricia’s Green

The Temple at Patricia’s Green, celebrating 10 years of temporary art in…

(Special to S.F. Examiner/Natasha Dangond)
Lights and reflections stand out in Jeremy Mann’s evocative “Evening Storm On Market.” (Courtesy Jeremy Mann)

Artist Jeremy Mann shows San Francisco in new light

Artist Jeremy Mann applies paint to panel in efficient, splendid ways. His…

Lights and reflections stand out in Jeremy Mann’s evocative “Evening Storm On Market.” (Courtesy Jeremy Mann)
“Populart,” a 2015 oil-on-board construction, is among the wild works in “Patrick Hughes: Opperspective.” COURTESY SCOTT RICHARDS CONTEMPORARY ART

Patrick Hughes an illusionist with a paintbrush

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

“Populart,” a 2015 oil-on-board construction, is among the wild works in “Patrick Hughes: Opperspective.” COURTESY SCOTT RICHARDS CONTEMPORARY ART
Courtesy Gareth Gooch PhotographyJeremy Novy

SF artist's Pride show squashed by foundation, due to assault claims

Street artist Jeremy Novy is no stranger to controversy. Before he won…

Courtesy Gareth Gooch PhotographyJeremy Novy
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SF artists’ last stand emerges in the gritty Tenderloin

Every year, it is becoming more and more expensive to live in…

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Nathaniel Y. Downes/special to the s.f. examinerThe west side of the Bill Graham Auditorium is the first project the Public Art Trust — a relatively new city entity — will seek artists to pitch ideas. The $1.5 million for the project comes Emerald Fund

San Francisco’s two-year-old Public Art Trust to produce its first work

Public art may play a much larger role in San Francisco as…

Nathaniel Y. Downes/special to the s.f. examinerThe west side of the Bill Graham Auditorium is the first project the Public Art Trust — a relatively new city entity — will seek artists to pitch ideas. The $1.5 million for the project comes Emerald Fund

Cleaning woman trashes art

A cleaning woman in southern Italy has unwittingly thrown away contemporary artworks…

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July 12: Shoreline, sand, and other S.F. activities

FRIDAY, JULY 12 On the town Beat goes on: "Resonate" at Public…

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June 27: Sonny and the Sunsets and more S.F. events

Who's in town Tony-winner Laura Benanti appears with the S.F. Gay Men's…

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June 25: Norwegian retro-soul and other S.F. events

Who's in town Bernhoft, an award-winning retro-soul singer and multi-instrumentalist from Norway,…

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June 21 – 23: Bike rides, Pride festivities, and more S.F. events

On the townFRIDAY Pinter drama: Off Broadway West Theatre Company presents Harold…

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June 12: The Tenors' operatic pop and other S.F. events

Who's in town Carlos Alzugaray Treto, Cuba's former ambassador to the European…

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