The inaugural exhibition at Minnesota Street Project Foundation’s new space features Richard Mosse’s video installation on Amazon deforestation.
Emily Wilson is a radio and print reporter in San Francisco. She has written stories for dozens of media outlets including NPR, Latino USA, the San Francisco Chronicle, SF Weekly, California Teacher, Oakland Magazine, the Daily Beast, and Truthdig. She also teaches adults working towards high school diplomas at City College of San Francisco.
Photography’s Power to Dismantle Orthodoxies
Dismantling Monoliths at SF Camerawork pits artists against the Western canon of photography.
Icons of Black American History, Illustrated
Graphic designer George McCalman presents a book featuring 145 portraits of Black pioneers, including the celebrated and unsung.
Immigrant Women Shine at SF’s Chinese New Year Parade
For this year’s edition of the San Francisco festival, 16 Latina and Chinese women designed and hand-sewed flags that tell their story.
Audience Members Cut Iranian Artist’s Hair in Moving Performance
At San Francisco’s Legion of Honor, Mobina Nouri took scissors to her own strands and invited others to do the same.
Mildred Howard’s Art of Giving
She has raised generations of Bay Area artists and changed the local landscape with her public artworks, colleagues tell Hyperallergic.
For Julie Buffalohead, Animals Express What Words Cannot
There’s something very funny — and unsettling — about Buffalohead’s paintings of animals engaged in human situations.
The Typography of Change
An exhibition at San Francisco’s Letterform Archive highlights typography’s role in iconic social movements from the 1800s through the present.
Two Artists’ Quest to Free Their Ancestors
Artists Heesoo Kwon and Trina Michelle Robinson make worlds in which their distant relatives can fill the fractures of memory.
Touring San Francisco’s Asian Art Museum in Sign Language
The museum enlisted the help of Linda Bove, the first Deaf actor to be part of Sesame Street’s recurring cast, to help bring artworks from the collection to a Deaf audience.
Rumors About Death of the Bay Area Art Scene Are Greatly Exaggerated
Local artists and curators took issue with a New York Times report announcing the demise of the local art scene in light of the departure of two blue-chip galleries.
Art Gallerist and Patron Virginia Dwan Dies at 90
Dwan helped pave the way when women-owned galleries were not so easy to find, or run.