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Culture, The Exhibitionist Infrastructure as Art: A look at Artist Randy Colosky's Process

Infrastructure as Art: A look at Artist Randy Colosky's Process

The balance between function and concept is rarely straightforward in the work of Bay Area artist Randy Colosky. He'll take the process of bronze manufacturing, usually concealed as the "behind the scenes" element left invisible and unsung in the…
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Culture, The Exhibitionist Artist Uses Animal Blood to Create Unnerving Works That Stop Short of Gore: "Haemoscuro"

Artist Uses Animal Blood to Create Unnerving Works That Stop Short of Gore: "Haemoscuro"

Clouds of crimson billow across one wall as if from an open wound. A length of stained gauze decays seemingly before your eyes. Jagged streaks of rusty-red fluid erupt into the ether. No, these aren't scenes from the set…
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Culture, The Exhibitionist Gallery Openings: Pirate Radio, "Wild Things," and Excavated Literature

Gallery Openings: Pirate Radio, "Wild Things," and Excavated Literature

It doesn't take a monster-truck rally to get people out in force in San Francisco. In fact, some events that are considered highbrow and esoteric get amazing turnouts. One of those is First Thursday -- the one night each month…
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Culture, The Exhibitionist Shameless Self-Promotion: Meet the Exhibitionist

Shameless Self-Promotion: Meet the Exhibitionist

We love art, as you may have noticed, and we also love art galleries, as you may have noticed. This is good, because we are a Bay-Area-focused, art-heavy blog where you should come regularly looking for writing about art, pictures…
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Culture, The Exhibitionist Guerrero Gallery Opening Includes Sex, Death, a Pool -- and an Unbelievable Array of Food

Guerrero Gallery Opening Includes Sex, Death, a Pool -- and an Unbelievable Array of Food

I've talked before about how helpful it is for galleries to offer food and refreshments at openings, that a lot of art seems more beautiful, profound, socially conscious, and politically relevant to the well-fed and slightly tipsy. I lamented the…
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Culture, The Exhibitionist The First-Thursday "Place to Be" -- Good Food and Outlandish Fashion Challenge Great Art

The First-Thursday "Place to Be" -- Good Food and Outlandish Fashion Challenge Great Art

Dear 49 Geary: I'm afraid you just got served. First Thursdays at the prestigious address are always intellectually, perhaps even spiritually satisfying, not only for art's enriching effect on the mind and soul, but also because, as with any…
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Culture, The Exhibitionist First Thursday at 49 Geary with the Beautiful and the Braless

First Thursday at 49 Geary with the Beautiful and the Braless

It was a quieter first Thursday at 49 Geary than some others in recent memory, which I'm going to chalk up to the glorious weather outside rather than lack of excitement inside. The fourth floor enjoyed something closer to a…
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Culture, The Exhibitionist First Thursday: Doug Rickard's "A New American Picture" Shows American Desolation

First Thursday: Doug Rickard's "A New American Picture" Shows American Desolation

Tonight is First Thursday in San Francisco, the night each month when tons of galleries open visual art exhibits and the streets are filled with people using their brains and their feet to take in the amazing work and have…
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