Visual Arts

Wesley Tongson’s evocative ‘finger’ paintings at Chinese Culture Center

Continually exploring the possibilities of ink, Wesley Tongson created exquisite pictures of…

Activists unite for change at YBCA 100 Summit

For each one of the 100 people and organizations being honored at…

Bernal Heights artist Anna Lisa Escobedo thrives in a painter’s paradise

“I didn’t grow up with art on the walls or art around…

Colorful abstracts at Museum of the African Diaspora

Paintings by Eritrean-American artist Ficre Ghebreyesus, whose colorful landscapes reflect life in…

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…

Lively Mithila village art graces museum walls

Qamar Adamjee laughed when asked how much travel was involved in her…

A colorful portrait of art legend Yayoi Kusama

Yayoi Kusama, the painter, sculptor, installation maker, performer, provocateur and 89-year-old art-world…

Artists of color reclaim heritage in ‘Black Woman is God’

Having established firm roots, defying gravity, resisting withering and growing in leaps…

Expanded gallery, dining, cocktail options in The City

Ever Gold [Projects], a gallery at 1275 Minnesota St., is on summer…

Truly awesome art at new downtown transit center

Artist Julie Chang had some inspirational words about “The Secret Garden,” her…

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…

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

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

Making mischief with art and beverages

San Francisco artist Ian Ross has been busy making mischief at the…

‘Sunday in the Park’ colorfully explores meaning of art

Being an artist has never been easy. Consider Georges Seurat, the 19th-century…

The many phases of René Magritte

Perennially popular for his surrealist works featuring apples, bowler hats and bizarre…

Mid-century masters Park, Avery paint humanity

David Park and Milton Avery -- who bucked the trend and painted…

‘Artist’s Evolution’ showcases Fernando Reyes’ breadth

Local artist Fernando Reyes -- a banker turned painter and printmaker --…

David Allen’s ‘Ghost Light’ photos illuminate Bay Area actors

For his exhibit “Ghost Light,” performing arts photographer David Allen went old-school:…

‘Game of Color’ spotlights black baseball greats

Sports and civil rights come together in a fun and fan-friendly exhibition…

Wild, wonderful ‘Way Bay’ at BAMPFA puts local art in spotlight

“Way Bay,” an expansive new exhibition at Berkeley Art Museum and Pacific…