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Culture, The Exhibitionist Off Shore: Gallery Installations for the Nautically Inclined

Off Shore: Gallery Installations for the Nautically Inclined

If you've been following along with Southern Exposure's Off Shore, you're aware that the city has been taken over by large scale nautical-themed projects. Through the compilation of projects we've discovered secret waterways running throughout San Francisco, a queer…
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Calendar, Night&Day Immersive art

Immersive art

Over the last month, a group of artists has been contemplating our waterways, both seen and unseen, for a group show titled "Off Shore." Local artist Paul Cesewski presented an evening of floating kinetic sculptures, including an amphibious bicycle-powered…
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Culture, The Exhibitionist Off Shore: Finding City Waterways in Unexpected Places

Off Shore: Finding City Waterways in Unexpected Places

Earlier this week we introduced you to the Southern Exposure summer series Off Shore, an exhibit where various artists would use San Francisco waterways and bays as an artistic medium. Now here's our next installment of this ongoing project:…
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Culture, The Exhibitionist Artist's Statement: Chris Sollars on the Need for Humor in Art

Artist's Statement: Chris Sollars on the Need for Humor in Art

It was Renoir who said that a work of art "must seize upon you, wrap you up in itself, and carry you away." Interviews with artists should have a similar effect. With "Artist's Statement," our weekly interview series with prominent…
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Calendar, Night&Day Home Sweet Home

Home Sweet Home

Finding an apartment in the city these days is difficult, to put it mildly. Once we’ve found that almost-perfect space most of us are content to merely crash there every night among our meagre possessions. However, some enterprising city-dwellers’ homes…
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Culture, Art San Francisco Art Gallery Reviews for September

San Francisco Art Gallery Reviews for September

Various: "Bay Area Now 6" Through Sept. 25 at Yerba Buena Center for the Arts, 701 Mission (at Third St.), S.F. $5-$7; 978-2700 or www.ybca.org. Every three years, YBCA showcases a disparate range of artists for its "Bay Area Now"…
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Calendar, Night&Day Read Hard, Brave Soldiers

Read Hard, Brave Soldiers

Chris Sollars shaves with an ax. Tony Labat is internationally famous for drinking beer. And Mica Sigourney does not even want a normal life. At BAN6 Presents Literary Death Match, these three contributors to the Bay Area Now exhibit are…
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Calendar, Night&Day Ordinary Sublime

Ordinary Sublime

A dead shark floating in formaldehyde. An unmade bed surrounded by dirty laundry and life's detritus. These might be bona fide works of art (made by Damien Hirst and Tracey Emin, respectively), but it's easy to feel that some contemporary…
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Calendar, Night&Day It's A Party

It's A Party

Large group exhibit of work on paper, curated by Brion Nuda Rosch. Artists include Joshua Abelow, Ky Anderson, Joe Biel, Libby Black, Michelle Blade, Ernesto Burgos, Ajit Chauhan, Todd Chilton, Creativity Explored, Chris Duncan, Vic Haven, Jason Jagel, Xylor Jane,…
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