Visual Arts

New works invigorate Asian Art Museum

The Asian Art Museum’s current exhibition has new stuff, and it’s quite…

2015 Fall Arts Museums and Galleries Preview

Museums showcase masterworks -- from antiques to avant-garde. OPENING First Look: Collecting…

Untouched photos reveal a day in the life of S.F.

Wanting to keep photography honest in the age of digital manipulation, “Project…

International artist Vadim Puyandaev melds genres

Vadim Puyandaev creates paintings that are classically rooted, stylistically modern and vibrant…

‘Portrait’ simply showcases Amy Winehouse’s formative years

Known for the big and tragic things -- her voice, beehive, addictions…

Artist Jeremy Mann shows San Francisco in new light

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

Photos showcase S.F. over a century

Local history unfolds, and photography emerges as one of the modern era’s…

Clayton Lewis’ hand-painted envelopes prompt smiles

When 20th-century artist Clayton Lewis sent letters to his mother, he mailed…

PaulaClaudine Hobson-Coard aims to heal with her art

San Francisco-based PaulaClaudine Hobson-Coard has her mother and father to thank for…

Master surrealists find inspiration from physics

Born in modern times, the surrealist movement produced a startlingly new kind…

J.M.W. Turner’s radical masterworks grace ‘Painting Set Free’

Joseph Mallord William Turner created staggeringly luminous paintings – mythological, historical and…

Design master Rob Forbes promotes new ways of seeing

It’s one of life’s ironies that after our infant brains perform the…

Evocative CJM exhibit urges contemplation of day vs. night

The intersection of space, time and beauty is the focus of a…

‘Inside Out’ drawings reveal Pixar’s elaborate process

Human emotions are a riddle – a never-ending game decorated with slip-sloppy…

Pride illuminated in Roger Erickson’s ‘OUTspoken’ photos

Photographer Roger Erickson calls the characters he captured in his new show…

Contemporary artists in spotlight in ’28 Chinese’

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…

Art for health program offered at NYC hospital

A new program lets uninsured New York City artists exchange their art…