Art

I Put a Spell on You

Everybody dreads getting the Death card. When Casey Zabala of Wanderers Tarot…

International Influence

Published in English in 1959, Wooden Synagogues commemorated the once-grand Polish buildings…

Diamond Interchange

Diamonds make for easy metaphors. They’re forever, they’re a girl’s best friend,…

Evil Renderings of a Distempered Mind

The 2014 eviction of several art galleries from 77 Geary St. to…

Sculpted Poems, Irradiated Trees

Standing next to La Palestra No. 6, a Manuel Neri sculpture that’s…

Negative Trend Chaser

His tiny inkblot drawings are there. So are the huge tapestries populated…

The Last Picture Show

It’s 1978, and photographer Hiroshi Sugimoto pays for a ticket to see…

The Droids You’re Looking For

Powered by a DC motor, wheels move and a metallic head turns.…

‘Un-Highlights’ of the Western Canon

Standing next to Man Observing Series II, Viola Frey’s nine foot sculpture…

Eurostar: Tom Sachs’ Mission to the Ice Moon

“It wouldn’t be fun if the curator didn’t have a nervous breakdown,”…