The Transcendental Painting Group lived through a global pandemic, great economic disruption, the environmental disaster of the Dust Bowl, and the dangers of rising fascism and war.
When Adeliza McHugh opened the Candy Store gallery she envisioned art that moved; art that was interesting; art, as she often said, with a “kick.”
“Manhattan is my easel,” said Austin Thomas.
Prachakul paints friends and acquaintances who, like the artist, are part of the Asian diaspora.
“No other scholar has contributed as much to the study of California art,” says critic and curator Michael Duncan.
The art and literature in Invisible Colors turn our gaze toward the blinding fury of the atom’s explosion in its singular purpose to raze and slaughter.
An exhibition at the San Francisco Museum of Modern Art positions the artist known as Jess as the center of a creative nexus, bringing together his works with a smattering of California artists.
The Bété people did not have a writing system for their spoken language, so Frédéric Bruly Bouabré created one and used it to describe the scenes in his artworks.
Way Bay visualizes the currents of unbridled creativity that have coursed and flowed throughout the San Francisco Bay Area over the last two centuries.
Vendors embraced the idea of San Francisco, the capital of all things counter-culture, whose art scene is still notable for being idiosyncratic and truly weird.
With varying degrees of success, a show at the Contemporary Jewish Museum in San Francisco looks at how storytelling can help us access spirituality.
At San Francisco’s de Young Museum, an interactive dive into the ruined pre-Columbian metropolis.