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Culture, The Exhibitionist Tourism For Locals: Visiting S.F.'s Ruth Asawa's Nickname Namesake Art Piece, The Wikiasawa Fountain

Tourism For Locals: Visiting S.F.'s Ruth Asawa's Nickname Namesake Art Piece, The Wikiasawa Fountain

Many artists at one point or another have claimed San Francisco to be home, but very few have had their names become synonymous with the City's art scene like Goggin, Rivera and Bennett. And this week we bring you…
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Kids with Cameras

A celebrated abstract sculptor who came to prominence in the 1950s, Ruth Asawa risked being known forever as the "fountain lady" because, after creating Ghirardelli Square's mermaids, she was awarded other public commissions involving water. She was also a…
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Culture, Artbeat

Galleries

"Get Together!" Smart and modest at the same time, Get Together! ditches the pretensions of typical gallery art and puts together some good old-fashioned fun — with an edge. Sarah Applebaum's installation of rainbow-colored afghans in the storefront windows sets…
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Best Place to Sit and Do Nothing

OK, so maybe you're with someone who wants to shop, or you're not above a little shopping yourself. Or maybe you just want to sip a latte and be entertained by the passing parade of humanity (including droves of tourists)…
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