The Asian Art Museum shares with Hyperallergic some of the short films featured in its forthcoming exhibition “After Hope: Videos of Resistance.”
Marci Kwon got the idea for the initiative after creating a class she had always wanted to take but had never found in graduate school: one on Asian American art.
Barring Freedom uses art to engage people in different ways, so they can see the dynamics of racism.
Artist Rigo 23 was inspired to make the statue after seeing a self-portrait painted by Peltier in prison.
On the morning of September 9, Bay Area residents woke up to apocalyptic skies. Many photographers ventured out to capture the disturbing glow.
This Is What Democracy Looked Like by Alicia Yin Cheng is the first book of its kind to look at the history of ballot design.
“His bust does not belong in the entryway,” said the museum’s director in an event that launched a series of public programs around the legacy of Avery Brundage.
The Artist Power Center, created by the Yerba Center for the Arts, provides one-on-one guidance on applications and a community forum where artists can discuss subjects like health and wellness.
While museums across the country have chosen to lay off or furlough educators, at the Asian Art Museum the education department is busily at work.
On Washington’s birthday, artists, community and Native American leaders, curators, and more talked about why Victor Arnautoff’s “Life of Washington” murals should remain.
The painter and musician moved West in 1965 to attend the San Francisco Art Institute — the only desegregated art institute at the time. Currently featured in the traveling Soul of a Nation, he continues to make ambitious work.
At the California Historical Society, paintings of the state’s beautiful vistas are shown alongside archival materials revealing a more brutal history of displacement, discrimination, and murder.