Get SF Weekly Newsletters

You searched for:

Start over

Search for…

Narrow Search

Culture, Art Animal Matter: Get Close to ROA and Chinese Calligraphy

Animal Matter: Get Close to ROA and Chinese Calligraphy

In this golden age of street art, where JR and Banksy are embraced from the slums of Brazil to the Hollywood Hills, we've gotten spoiled by the sheer volume of indelible imagery that's popped up on buildings, sidewalks, and other…
Tags: , , , , , , ,
Culture, Art "Blek le Rat: 60/30": Street Art's Godfather on S.F., Banksy, and His Legacy

"Blek le Rat: 60/30": Street Art's Godfather on S.F., Banksy, and His Legacy

It's 8:30 a.m., and French street artist Xavier Prou — a.k.a. "Blek le Rat" — is surveying his latest stencil work: Curtain-sized canvasses populated by anarchists, cops, dancers, Napoleon, and the Mona Lisa, all in tableau at 941 Geary. Le…
Tags: , , , , , ,
Calendar, Night&Day Connoisseur Rat

Connoisseur Rat

When people think about street art, they probably think about Banksy and his crew of graffiti rapscallions – hooded figures scuffling under the cover of night. They hear the clinking of spray paint cans and delight in its chemical perfume.…
Tags: , , , ,
Culture, Art San Francisco Art Gallery Reviews for September

San Francisco Art Gallery Reviews for September

Various: "Bay Area Now 6" Through Sept. 25 at Yerba Buena Center for the Arts, 701 Mission (at Third St.), S.F. $5-$7; 978-2700 or www.ybca.org. Every three years, YBCA showcases a disparate range of artists for its "Bay Area Now"…
Tags: , , , , , , ,
Best of San Francisco, Arts & Entertainment

Best New Art Gallery

It's not easy to keep even one art gallery running, but with the addition of 941Geary, Justin Giarla now has three, including White Walls and the Shooting Gallery. It was an ambitious undertaking, for sure, but one with a vision.…
Tags: ,
Music, All Shook Down Watch Photographer Glen Friedman and Artist Shepard Fairey Discuss Punk and Hip-Hop in San Francisco

Watch Photographer Glen Friedman and Artist Shepard Fairey Discuss Punk and Hip-Hop in San Francisco

We were pretty stoked about pioneering punk, hip-hop, and skate photographer Glen E. Friedman's current show at San Francisco's 941 Geary -- and we weren't the only ones. Burning Flags Press and director Colin M. Day interviewed Friedman and artist…
@All Shook Down  Tags: , , , ,
Music, All Shook Down The Five Dumbest Songs By Artists Glen E. Friedman Has Photographed

The Five Dumbest Songs By Artists Glen E. Friedman Has Photographed

The Dead Kennedys, photographed by Glen E. Friedman​As you may have seen in the Nov. 3 issue of SF Weekly, legendary photographer Glen E. Friedman brought his long-running "Fuck You All" exhibit to 941 Geary this past weekend, where…
@All Shook Down  Tags: , , , , , , , ,
Music, "Fuck You All": Glen Friedman's punk and hip-hop photos are meant to inspire

"Fuck You All": Glen Friedman's punk and hip-hop photos are meant to inspire

Glen Friedman grew up on the front lines of the West Coast punk rock, skateboarding, and rap scenes. Photographs he shot in the 1970s and '80s are considered to be the definitive portraits of the likes of the Dead Kennedys,…
Tags: , , , , , ,