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Calendar, Night&Day "The Bodies Are Back"

"The Bodies Are Back"

If you've always wondered how an influential feminist art show from the 1970s would read if it were suddenly transposed to a contemporary gallery, here's your chance to find out. Intersection for the Arts is hosting Margaret Harrison's "The Bodies…
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David Marc Grant and Chadwick Heath Moore: "Plastastik"

During a recent walk along the Bay Trail, I was drawn in by a beach at San Bruno Point. Littering the high-tide line was the jetsam of a disposable culture. Everywhere you looked, there were plastic objects: flip-flops, pen caps,…
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Culture, Art Margaret Harrison's "The Bodies Are Back" hits where it hurts

Margaret Harrison's "The Bodies Are Back" hits where it hurts

If you've always wondered how an influential feminist art show from the 1970s would read if it were suddenly transposed to a contemporary gallery, here's your chance to find out. Intersection for the Arts is hosting Margaret Harrison's "The Bodies…
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Calendar, Night&Day "Everything Will Probably Work out OK"

"Everything Will Probably Work out OK"

If you've noticed some especially confusing traffic signs around downtown San Francisco in the past year or so, you may have witnessed the work of Anthony Discenza. Through his "Street Signs Project," he has peppered Minna Street with poetic interpretations…
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Calendar, Night&Day "Santos y Otros Creatures"

"Santos y Otros Creatures"

It's hard to imagine that there was a time when Western popular culture was obsessed with saints, an era when devotees would pay big bucks for the supposed milk of the Virgin Mary or a blood-covered sponge of Euphemia's. Nowadays,…
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"Josedgardo Granados and Jonathan Parker"

Opposites complement at this exhibit, which juxtaposes Josedgardo Granados' intimately detailed drawings with Jonathan Parker's large-scale portrait paintings. Granados' monochromatic skyscapes are drawn in silvery graphite. From a distance, they look like straightforward depictions of swirling galaxies. Close up (and…
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"Everything Will Probably Work out OK": Anthony Discenza

If you've noticed some especially confusing traffic signs around downtown San Francisco in the past year or so, you may have witnessed the work of Anthony Discenza. Through his "Street Signs Project," he has peppered Minna Street with poetic interpretations…
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Culture, Art "Santos y Otros Creatures": The developmentally disabled artists of   Creativity Explored mix saints and demons in new show

"Santos y Otros Creatures": The developmentally disabled artists of Creativity Explored mix saints and demons in new show

It's hard to imagine that there was a time when Western popular culture was obsessed with saints, an era when devotees would pay big bucks for the supposed milk of the Virgin Mary or a blood-covered sponge of Euphemia's. Nowadays,…
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Calendar, Night&Day "The Matchbox Show"

"The Matchbox Show"

The matchbox is a slightly archaic item these days, which makes it a resonant subject for art. At "Matchbox Show," 50 artists reinterpret 500 matchboxes and their contents as sculptures, paintings, and the subjects of photographs. The styles range from…
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Calendar, Night&Day "Winter Group Show"

"Winter Group Show"

There are no angles or themes at White Walls' "Winter Group Show," just a huge selection of work by well-known and up-and-coming artists such as Mike Shine, Rich Jacobs, AJ Fosik, and Henry Gunderson. You'll find paintings, mixed media, and…
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"Primero la Caja": Pablo Guardiola

The title of Pablo Guardiola's solo show translates to "First the Box," a richly ambiguous phrase that echoes the artist's grand talent for allegory. Guardiola, who was born in Puerto Rico and graduated from the San Francisco Art Institute in…
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  • clipping at Brava Theater Sept. 11
    Sub Pop recording artists 'clipping.' brought their brand of noise-driven experimental hip hop to the closing night of 2016's San Francisco Electronic Music Fest this past Sunday. The packed Brava Theater hosted an initially seated crowd that ended the night jumping and dancing against the front of the stage. The trio performed a set focused on their recently released Sci-Fi Horror concept album, 'Splendor & Misery', then delved into their dancier and more aggressive back catalogue, and recent single 'Wriggle'. Opening performances included local experimental electronic duo 'Tujurikkuja' and computer music artist 'Madalyn Merkey.'"

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