How two beloved institutions showcase and support artists working outside of the mainstream art world.
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.
Statue of Native Activist Mysteriously Lost (and Found) in Oakland
Artist Rigo 23’s sculpture of Leonard Peltier was eventually found with its arm missing and racist graffiti scrawled on a U-Haul truck in which it was being transported.
The Necessary Art of Leisure
Leisure is contested and in need of protection, especially for Black women artists.
A BIPOC Tarot Deck for Navigating Trying Times
Tarot in Pandemic and Revolution reinstates tarot’s enduring ability to offer structure and guidance in moments of social unrest.
A Major New Exhibition on Afrofuturism Touches Down Right on Time
This rich history is undercut with urgency, as gentrification is displacing Oakland’s Black population at a staggering rate.
Artists Collectively Write a Poetry Book During the Pandemic
“The Poem is Telling Me I Remember” features collaborative poetry from the Oakland studio and gallery for artists with developmental disabilities.
Teachers, Staff Block Traffic in Escalating Labor Dispute at California College of the Arts
Tense union contract talks come during a precarious transition for the leading Bay Area art school.
Debt Destabilized the San Francisco Art Institute. Could Your College Be Next?
Most assumed exceptionally bad decisions were made. But what if the decisions were actually commonplace among college administrations nationwide?
In California, Art Schools and Programs Debate How to Reopen
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.
Kari Marboe Replicates Missing Sculpture for Exhibition at Mills College Art Museum
Pursuing a web of leads, Kari Marboe attempts to recreate a Daniel Rhodes sculpture for Mills College Art Museum. On view Jan 22-March 15.
Mills College Art Museum Presents In Plain Sight and Invites Deep Looking
This exhibition presents new work by Kathryn Andrews, castaneda/reiman, Dario Robleto, and Weston Teruya. On view through December 8, 2019.