Hyperallergic talks to various artists in the Bay Area about how they’ve hung on through years of economic turmoil.
Almost three years after a fire at the Oakland DIY art space killed 36 people, jurors acquitted the space’s creative director of involuntary manslaughter but remained hung on the case of the warehouse’s master tenant.
Through site-specific installations, Basil Kincaid’s “Shamans Death” utilizes textiles to ponder metamorphosis.
LGBTQ Pride Month is now. Every day in June, we are celebrating the community by featuring one queer artist and letting them speak for themselves.
Work they developed for the 2019 Art+Process+Ideas artist residency program is on view from June 23 – September 1 at Mills College Art Museum.
Lesbian contributions to gay life and liberation have long been overshadowed, including in the art world.
The museum has opened a permanent exhibition about Black activism in the Bay Area, which, contrary to public perception, was not always an accepting, progressive place.
For her solo exhibition Tree Talk, María Elena González reconceives birch bark as music scores.
Rosten Woo hopes the bells will help create political pressure about air quality in West Oakland, which is circled by freeways and diesel trucks.
The warehouse’s property manager and creative director each face up to 39 years in prison.
The deadly fire at the Oakland art space earlier this month has brought intensified scrutiny to live-work warehouse complexes, many of which are illegal or not up to code.
In San Francisco, artists in residence at the city dump are valorized for their work. In West Oakland, homeless people who rely on independent recycling centers are criminalized.