Get SF Weekly Newsletters

You searched for:

  • [X]Mark Bradford
Start over

Search for…

Narrow Search

Culture, Art "Mark Bradford": Artist Exposes the Wounds Beneath the Beauty

"Mark Bradford": Artist Exposes the Wounds Beneath the Beauty

In the spring of 1921, white residents of Tulsa, Okla., burned down the city's black district and murdered scores of African-Americans — men, women, and children. Historians have called it "the single worst incident of racial violence in American history."…
Tags: , , , , ,
Culture, The Exhibitionist SF Retrospective: Mark Bradford Takes Complex Issues and Makes Them Beautiful

SF Retrospective: Mark Bradford Takes Complex Issues and Makes Them Beautiful

When the MacArthur Foundation gave Mark Bradford one of its genius grants in 2009, it confirmed what Bradford's fans had known for years: The abstract artist was doing work that mattered far beyond the art world. Exhibitions of Bradford's large-scale…
@The Exhibitionist  Tags: , , , , , , ,
Culture, Art

My Love Is a 187

Four artists with impressive art-world credentials show their work in the current exhibition. For his huge unframed pieces, Mark Bradford reconstructs found billboards — sanding, scraping, and collaging them (with his trademark hairstylist tissue endpapers) — to create rich textured…
Tags: , , , , ,