Dismantling Monoliths at SF Camerawork pits artists against the Western canon of photography.
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.
What to See in San Francisco’s Art Week
Shows not to be missed during the Bay Area’s mid-January flurry of art activity.
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.
Paintings by Bay Area Artist Mitchell Johnson on View Now in Menlo Park and NYC
Johnson’s paintings can be seen at Flea Street in Menlo Park, California, and in a group exhibition at Questroyal Fine Art in New York City.
Bay Area Artists Put Together an A-Z Guide for Forming a Museum Union
The artists released the risograph-printed booklet series Organizing Power to assist in the arduous process of assembling a bargaining unit and negotiating.
Remembering Susan Landauer, a Curator Who Championed California Art
“No other scholar has contributed as much to the study of California art,” says critic and curator Michael Duncan.
YBCA Presents Come to Your Census: Who Counts in America?
Join the Yerba Buena Center for the Arts online as they develop programming committed to offering the Bay Area inspiration and hope around the 2020 US Census.
“It’s a Gold Rush Town”: How Artists Survive in San Francisco
Hyperallergic talks to various artists in the Bay Area about how they’ve hung on through years of economic turmoil.
Manuel Neri’s Chromatic Chaos
Apparent in Manuel Neri’s works with plaster figures is a kind of dualism: they reference classical forms while also radiating contemporary anxiety and subjectivity.
In the Bay Area, Adjuncts and Artists Unite to Unionize
SAN FRANCISCO — It is no longer a stretch to draw connections between adjunct professors and other workers in the service economy. The corporate university model is deeply invested in the notion that treating all of its employees as disposable labor can maximize profits.
Bay Area Hypocrisy: No Penance for Otterness, No Palestinian Art for Kids
The Bay Area is full of artistic hypocrisy this month. On one side of the San Francisco Bay, two commissions by artist Tom Otterness are on hold because of a tasteless art video he did in the 1970s, and on the other side of the same bay, a Palestinian children’s art show is cancelled because it pisses off a small faction of right-wing political activists.