Visual Arts

Al Farrow’s ‘White House’ reflects on presidencies

Artist comments on changing government in Catharine Clark Gallery show

  • May 12, 2019

Peaceful warrior: Artist creates his own reality

“To any artist, the light is important,” said printmaker and painter, Calixto Robles.

Up close with performance pioneer Suzanne Lacy

SFMOMA, YBCA spotlight California conceptual artist

‘Lest We Forget’ shines light on Holocaust survivors

Civic Center photo display urges viewers to fight hatred, bigotry

Feminists’ fury rises in ‘F213’

Group show offers works by angry artists calling for change

Photo play

Fun SFMOMA show explores changing methods of image delivery

73rd Macy’s Flower Show blasts off into space

The 73rd annual Macy’s Flower Show takes visitors a trip to outer…

Sculptor Wanxin Zhang pushes clay’s boundaries

Inspired by the late Robert Arneson and his friend Ai Weiwei, internationally…

Enjoying the weirdness of San Francisco that remains

The instructions were to meet some “distributors of magic” at the corner…

An artist wired for humanity

“I love San Francisco,” wire sculptor Kristine Mays laughed, realizing she had…

Monet as modernist: Impressionist master changes style in final years

Having helped change how artists depicted the world in the late 1800s,…

Formerly homeless man sketches art gallery tribute to a Muni act of kindness

One moment is all it took to inspire artist Kurt Schwartzmann for…

For a roving and well-traveled local, there’s no place like home

“I spent my entire adult life trying to run away from here…

Winter 2019 Arts Preview: Museums and Galleries

Monet, Calder and kimono fashion are on the winter exhibition slate. OPENING…

Fine art assembly at sixth Fog Design+Art

Designed with the adventurous nature of Bay Area art lovers in mind,…

Untitled, Art gathers exhibitors from across the world

Untitled, Art, another haven for fine art and design lovers, is in…

Gauguin’s changing styles reflect a spiritual journey

Paul Gauguin, the French post-impressionist painter and rule-breaker whose flattened imagery, bold…

Contemporary conceptual Chinese art urges inquiry

Provocative and conceptual Chinese artists from three turbulent decades address globalism and…

Bay Area arts organizations see changes at the top

After years, sometimes decades, of steady leadership, major Bay Area arts organizations…

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

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