Defender, which launched online this week, tells the stories that get buried in the news.
The museum has been criticized for its sweeping layoffs and furloughs during the coronavirus pandemic and accused of fostering a culture of racism and structural inequities.
Hyperallergic acquired documents raising questions about board member self-interest and tax-exempt bond misuse at the crisis-stricken art college under investigation.
Marci Kwon got the idea for the initiative after creating a class she had always wanted to take but had never found in graduate school: one on Asian American art.
Prachakul paints friends and acquaintances who, like the artist, are part of the Asian diaspora.
What the board calls the San Francisco Art Institute’s “most liquid asset” is “not a commodity,” the adjunct faculty union says.
Marcela Pardo Ariza’s thoughtful intervention centers community and chosen family as generational roots within queer communities, one giving life to another.
The city will also set aside $265,000 to commission artists to paint murals on boarded-up businesses and performers to promote coronavirus-safe practices.
We started Chinatown Pretty out of admiration for this overlooked community, for both their fashion blog–worthy outfits and their active and independent lifestyles.
The unhoused artist died in San Francisco this August, just as his work was beginning to find new outlets in museums and scholarship.
On the morning of September 9, Bay Area residents woke up to apocalyptic skies. Many photographers ventured out to capture the disturbing glow.
Much like her bookworks, Auerbach’s catalogue S v Z deserves to be examined as a sculptural object before we unfold its cover and consider its contents.