At BAMPFA, Tongson’s paintings hang alongside works from the museum’s collection of traditional Chinese ink paintings.
Afro Hippie examines Huffman’s time at Berkeley and how it continues to influence him today.
After years in the making, New Time opens at the Berkeley Art Museum and Pacific Film Archive.
Hyperallergic reached out to several art schools in California to see how they are planning to address the need for social distancing while maintaining the integrity of their arts curriculums.
In Agency, Gibson’s unequaled sequel to The Peripheral (2014), characters return from the future, virtually and with a vengeance.
Fein, who turns 100 years old today, may be the last Surrealist artist still standing.
BERKELEY, California — Berkeley’s unusually large population of giant Bonsai-like trees has caught my attention since moving from Brooklyn. Why are they here and what do they mean?
Just north of UC Berkeley’s campus, hidden away in a small patch of woods, is the Berkeley Art Center, currently showing the exhibition Local Treasures: Bay Area Ceramics. Wanting to know more about the Bay Area’s art scene — craft included — I felt compelled to visit. The beautiful, small building has quiet grounds sprinkled with larger ceramic works. The current show includes eleven artists working in clay, with pieces ranging from simple functional pots to complex installations. The exhibition is an eclectic grouping of artists who most likely wouldn’t be shown together if not for the local theme.
Rogue knitters … yes, knitters … encamp along the Berkeley-Oakland border to protest a public sculpture, inspired by a Gertrude Stein quote, they believe insults Oakland.