Art

John Akomfrah and the Genocide on the High Sea

On a recent Thursday morning, British filmmaker John Akomfrah stood on SFMOMA’s…

This Oakland Artist Takes Social Justice to ONE Condom Wrappers

When Oakland resident Chucha Marquez, born Jose Marquez but better known as…

Queer and Trans Muslim Narratives of Resistance, at SOMArts

Anyone who has binge-watched season three of Sex and the City or…

At the Edge of ‘Way Bay,’ We Stand Amazed

BAMPFA has opened its widely anticipated exhibit, “Way Bay,” which takes a…

Check Out This Artist’s Miniature of Discolandia

From Micro Machines to the flea circus to Instagram’s tilt-shift editing tool…

David Maisel and the Art of War, in Proving Ground

Fear of a new global war — a war with nuclear, chemical,…

Space Light Art: Oskar Fischinger’s Raumlichtkunst Makes S.F. Debut

Whether used in art circles or elsewhere, the label “ahead of one’s time” is…

Know Your Street Art: Great Sky Mural With Butterflies 

Every day, the Highway 101 off-ramp that leads to Octavia and Market…

Sidewalk Cracks: Contemporary Chinese Art Has a Laugh

A king holds a baby monkey in one hand and a dead…

Withering Critiques of Capitalism in “Isaac Julien: Playtime”

Since it appears we’re truly, seriously headed for a new Gilded Age…