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Culture, The Exhibitionist Raphael, a Baby Unicorn, and a Mysterious Sitter Come to the Legion of Honor

Raphael, a Baby Unicorn, and a Mysterious Sitter Come to the Legion of Honor

The Legion of Honor seldom has an exhibition on just one work of art. But Esther Bell, the curator of European paintings, says Raphael’s Portrait of a Lady with a Unicorn merits the attention. “It’s one of Raphael’s crown…
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Calendar, Night&Day Learning from 'Learning from Leonardo'

Learning from 'Learning from Leonardo'

Leonardo da Vinci: Painter. Drawer. Inventor. Botanist. Aerodynamicist. The list goes on. The mind strains to come up with a term for a man like da Vinci, a man who could do so many things so well. If anyone…
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News, Feature Relics Revisited

Relics Revisited

I Feel I Am Free But I Know I Am Not Sept. 4–Nov. 20 at SF Camerawork, 657 Mission (at New Montgomery), S.F. Call 512-2020 or visit No passive gallery viewing here — every project in this photography show…
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Culture, Art Artist Profile

Artist Profile

In this age of streamlined electronics, San Francisco sculptor Ben Trautman is an old-fashioned tinkerer. He likes to say he thinks with his hands; he doesn't draw his ideas or plot them on a computer. Insatiably curious, he is an…
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That Girl is Poison

At the beginning of the night I was sitting on a large red couch that looked like a gigantic pair of crimson lips. I was splayed out on the center of the sofa, so from a distance if you were…
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Culture, Stage

The Notebooks of Leonardo da Vinci

Mary Zimmerman's funny and sometimes enthralling Metamorphoses passed through Berkeley four years ago before its unlikely success on Broadway. It wove together a number of stories from Ovid using an onstage pool of water not just as a connecting theme…
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Calendar, Night&Day A Beautiful Mind

A Beautiful Mind

Leonardo da Vinci obsessively educated himself in the study of human existence, but in the university of life he never did pick a major. An artist, scientist, musician, and engineer, da Vinci used paintbrushes, architectural blueprints, dissected cadavers, and structural…
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REAL ASTROLOGY For an Unreal World

Aries (March 21-April 19): Time for your midterm exam, Aries. Study each statement below, and decide if it's true or false. 1) Sometimes it's necessary to pretend to be half-crazy so you can get away with doing what's right. 2)…
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